We're looking for our next Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Full Time, Philadelphia, PA

Red Spark is a fast-growing digital advertising technology company. Building, breaking, and bettering technology at extraordinary scale is our secret to staying at the forefront of ad tech. Engineered from the ground up, our mission is to deliver intelligent advertising experiences to millions of consumers around the globe. Red Spark's leadership team values innovation, has a passion for disruption and a solid vision for our future. Let's build the future of digital.

We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our team. The Data Engineer will assist our teams in drawing insights from our data to help guide business decisions. The right candidate will understand the value and benefit of concrete data practices and how to translate that into fulfilled business partners. We are looking for someone skilled in extracting, transforming, and loading data.  If you are passionate about data-driven approaches, enjoy investigating large data sets and get excited about learning new technologies in a collaborative environment, this is for you!

What You'll Do:

  • Build data expertise and own data quality for the pipelines you build
  • Extract insights from data to help direct business decisions.
  • Architect, build, and launch new data models that provide intuitive analytics to the team
  • Design, build, and launch efficient data pipelines to move data (both large and small amounts) to our large Data Warehouse
  • Design and develop new systems and tools to allow team members to consume and understand data faster
  • Use your expert coding skills across several languages from Java, Python, Go, etc.
  • Work across multiple teams and own solutions end-to-end
  • Build self-monitoring, robust, scalable interfaces and data pipelines for 24/7 operations.
  • Create highly reusable code modules and packages that can be leveraged across the data pipeline
  • Develop and improve continuous release and testing processes
  • Elicit requirements from a wide range of different teams

What You’ll Need:

  • 5+ plus years of experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering discipline or relevant work experience
  • Experience with Hadoop, Spark, MapReduce frameworks
  • Familiarity working with relational, columnar and distributed databases
  • Expert knowledge in Python, R, SQL and data processing libraries (pandas, scikit-learn, NumPy)
  • Experience with AWS
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and across teams to define requirements
  • Knowledgeable about data modeling, data storage and performance tuning databases.
  • Experience building out a data processing and ingestion pipeline.
  • Ability to identify and resolve performance issues
  • Adept in learning independently and adopting to new technologies.
  • Understanding of basic data structures and algorithms.
  • Comfortable working within Linux environment.

Where You’ll Work

Our motto at Red Spark is, “love what you do and do what you love.” That’s the spirit you’ll feel in our office every day. Collaboration is essential to how we operate, and we’ve structured our office accordingly. With a wide open, modern workspace that’s fully equipped with anything you need from technology to table tennis, our center city Philadelphia office feels even better than home. Check out our space and shots of the team on Instagram.

What You’ll Get

Good work should never go unrewarded. In return for your hard work, we offer all full-time employees 25 days PTO per year, competitive base salaries and dynamic commission plans, amazing perks including health and vision benefits, gym membership, catered lunches, and an amazing culture that you’ll have to experience to believe. Learn more about our perks on our careers page!

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