Senior Data Engineer at ShopRunner

| Chicago
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ABOUT US:

We connect customers to the brands they love by way of a thriving marketplace and a members-only service that provides benefits across 140+ of the best online stores. Our members save time and money with benefits including free 2-day shipping, easy 2-click checkout, and free returns all while we help them stay up on the latest trends that appeal.

For merchants, we’re driving eCommerce business, producing insights with a growing data analytics practice to boot. With a powerful two-sided network and a robust data platform, we’re creating an eCommerce win-win, helping retailers compete. The landscape of retail is changing and we’re here to empower retailers to take their place in that exciting evolution.

We have people in offices around the world: Headquartered in Chicago, with offices in Conshohocken, PA (Philly area), New York, San Mateo and Krakow, Poland. We hustle to get things done, creating wins for customers, merchants and each other.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

As a Senior Data Engineer at Shoprunner, you’ll help power many of our data-backed solutions and manage the large scale data we ingest from our merchant partners. Data Engineering will work in collaboration with our Enterprise, Consumer, and Data Science teams to bring data models to production, power solutions for our merchant partners, and create more personalized experiences for our customers in our never-ending quest to help our shoppers and retailers connect in new ways and new applications.. 

ABOUT WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Own the key data pipelines which enable real-time event handling, smarter personalization, and more nimble applications.
  • Develop frameworks to productize our machine-learning models that give our members more product choices.
  • Help us define and manage our big data infrastructure including Kinesis/Kafka streams, Apache Spark and Snowflake data warehouse.
  • Help us evolve our service architecture, embracing architecture approaches such as 12 factor, microservices, and well-formed APIs to allow our architecture to scale both internally and externally.

ABOUT WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Experience writing production code for Python or JVM-based systems, but you know a few other languages and like the right tool for the job.
  • Experience with a variety of data stores and technologies such as SOLR, Dynamo, Spark, MySQL and MPP data warehouses. Knowledge of SQL is a must!
  • Knowledge of machine-learning tools and techniques.
  • Plenty of experience using data in support of larger efforts, from reusing other services and APIs, to writing jobs in map-reduce or Spark, to leveraging streaming data for smarter online systems.
  • Experience with data transformation tools and techniques and workflow management
  • Experience optimizing larger applications to increase speed, scalability, and extensibility.
  • Proven self-starter who can move projects forward by filling in the gaps on Agile teams, from leading a design session to doing some test automation, to mentoring a teammate struggling with a new technology.

 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages

Location

The beauty of our office is you can get everything you need, without ever having to leave the building. Food, post office, gym.... take that, winter!

What are ShopRunner Perks + Benefits

ShopRunner Benefits Overview

From generous PTO to weekly work-from-home, amazing parental leave, and volunteer time off, we've crafted the kind of benefits plan that supports a stellar employee experience! When you join ShopRunner, you get best-in-class healthcare for you and your family, 401k matching that vests immediately, an annual educational budget, and meaningful company options that give all Shoprunners some skin in the game. It’s all part of our culture of creating an environment that allows you to be your best self at work.

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
ShopRunner values what our employees can do, not what time they sit down at their desks. We work hard and we show up, but we don't punch in and out.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Baseball games, holiday parties, darts, trivia, parties on our patio -- we make time to get to know one another and have fun.
Game Room
No game room, but we do have board game and trivia nights!
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch on Thursday.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
We sponsor conferences, our teams speak at conferences, and we offer an annual reimbursement program for continuing education.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Our lunch and learns run the gamut, and have included everything from product demos, to financial advising, trends in ecommerce, and interview training. We make time to learn from one another.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
ShopRunner sets up quarterly hack weeks, where we focus on new ideas and special projects.
Online course subscriptions available
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