Data Engineer, Stream Platform

San Francisco

We’re looking for a seasoned Big Data engineer to help us build and scale the next generation of near-realtime data processing and warehousing platform. You’ll use big data technologies to power critical big data processing needs of Ads, Analytics, BI, and anti-spam teams. You’ll join a technically strong team that is laying the foundation to revamp Pinterest’s data infrastructure.

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What you’ll do :
  • Build and scale our stream processing platform using the latest open-source technologies to process petabytes of data daily
  • Support and build critical data pipelines for specific use-cases like machine learning and stream processing
  • Design and build near-realtime data warehouse to power numerous data processing, data discovery, machine learning, and internal business intelligence and analytics use cases
  • Contribute to the team’s technical vision and long-term roadmap
  • Provide thought leadership to the entire Data org on how data can be stored and processed more efficiently, reliably, quickly, and at scale 
What we’re looking for :
  • 5+ years of experience with Data Warehouse and open-source Big Data technologies
  • Experience building infrastructure to support realtime or offline data pipelines processing petabytes of data
  • Experience with Mesos, Spark, Hive, Hadoop, SQL, Kafka, Parquet, HDFS, or HBase
  • Proficiency in multiple systems languages (Scala, Java, Python) 

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