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Staff Data Engineer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Remote in USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Kafka
Data Analysis
Data Science
  • 8 or more years of experience designing and building data sets and warehouses
  • Excellent ability to understand the needs of and collaborate with stakeholders in other functions, especially Analytics, and identify opportunities for process improvements across teams
  • Expertise in SQL for not only for analytics/reporting/business intelligence, but also in building SQL-based transforms inside an ETL pipeline
  • Experience designing, architecting, and maintaining a data warehouse and data marts that seamlessly stitches together data from production databases, clickstream data, and external APIs to serve multiple stakeholders
  • Familiarity building the above with a modern data stack based on a cloud-native data warehouse, in our case we use BigQuery, dbt, and Apache Airflow, but a similar stack is fine
  • Strong sense of ownership and pride in your work, from ideation and requirements-gathering to project completion and maintenance
  • Collaboratively refine and evangelize a comprehensive framework for integrating data-thinking into the software development lifecycle for product teams
  • Design, architect, and maintain core datasets, data marts, and feature stores that support a blend of mature products and features with a rapidly evolving product line, in partnership with analytics, data science, and machine learning
  • Integrate with teams consisting of product engineers, analysts, data scientists, machine learning engineers throughout the organization to understand their data needs, and help design datasets with the same engineering rigor as any other software we design
  • Drive data quality and best practices across key product and business areas
  • Help build the next generation of data products at Thumbtack, based on real-time data products on top of Apache Kafka
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience building ETL data pipelines in a programming language, like Python or Scala
  • Experience using and/or configuring Business Intelligence tools (Looker, Tableau, Mode, et al)
  • Understanding of database internals and query optimization
  • Experience working with semi-structured or unstructured data in a data lake or similar
  • Experience working in data engineering or a similar discipline at a two-sided marketplace or similar B2C technology company
  • Experience mentoring and coaching data engineers and/or analysts

1,001-5,000 employees

Modern home management platform
Company Overview
Thumbtack is an online marketplace that connects millions of people with local professionals for their projects.