Senior Data Engineer @ Alexa

Arun Bhardwaj

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Senior Data Engineer

Alexa is building the next generation of competitive web analytics services. We are looking for an outstanding Senior Data Engineer to design and implement robust, scalable, cloud-based data crunching systems at massive scale.
If you enjoy working with world-class data scientists and engineers, wrangling large data sets, developing efficient, rock-solid solutions, and delivering high quality analytics services, this may be the right opportunity for you. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our Data Science and Infrastructure team, where you will create elegant and scalable solutions to complex technical problems and contribute to shaping the technical vision of our company.

Core responsibilities include:
• Design and develop robust, distributed processing solutions in our cloud (AWS) environment
• Evaluate and implement massive, scalable data storage solutions
• Optimize automated processes for performance and fault tolerance
• Optimize support for ad-hoc analysis across various data sources
• Provide operational support for critical systems
• Collaborate with fellow technologists and contribute meaningfully in areas such as data sciences and data security

Basic Qualifications:
• Sharp as a tack, with strong knowledge of advanced algorithms, data structures, and software engineering best practices
• Expert knowledge of at least one compiled language such as C/C++ or Java and a scripting language such as Python
• Degree in Computer Science, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Statistics, or Mathematics, and 5+ years of related work experience
• Experience with technologies such as Hadoop, Elastic Map Reduce, Spark, and Redshift
• Proficiency with relational databases and Unix
• Demonstrates a basic understanding of Alexa, its products, and its target customer

Preferred Qualifications:
• Machine learning and statistical proficiency
• Experience with Internet data and analytics
• Experience designing and implementing ETL solutions
• A track record of thought leadership & process improvement
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