Data Engineer2018-07-24T10:33:08+00:00


Data Engineer

Menlo Park, California, United States


Want to help millions of people turn their travel dreams into reality? Want to join a team of talented travel technologists, digital marketers and fintech experts? Want to grow your skillset as an engineer and become a better systems designer and builder? Play a critical role in building UpLift’s core platform and ultimately the success of the company, while working with a small and strong technical team, owning major feature areas of the codebase.

At UpLift, you’ll:

  • Design, build and maintain data pipelines in multi-cloud infrastructure (AWS and GCP)
  • Design and develop big data processing systems optimized for scaling (Apache Spark)
  • Develop and maintain real time data pipelines
  • Build software libraries, tools, serverless applications and workflows (Clojure, Java, Python)
  • Design mission critical dashboards and reports using BI tools
  • Internal process improvements such as automating manual processes, alerting systems, tooling, devops
  • Collaborate closely with product teams to build tools, frameworks, reports to run experiments, analyze AB test results
  • Work with analysts and data scientists to extract actionable insights from data that shape the direction of the company
  • Actively engage in design and code reviews – learn from your peers and teach your peers
  • Lead initiatives to research, analyze and propose new technologies and tooling for our stack


You have:

  • 3 years of software development or data engineering experience
  • Experience with Big Data, ETL and data modeling
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, occasionally interrupt-driven environment that includes geographically spread teams and customers
  • Experience in developing and operating high-volume, high-availability environments
  • Previous experience with Linux, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Solid coder with Java, Clojure, Python, Bash
  • Ability to align with rapid business changes: new requirements, evolving goals and strategies and technological advancements
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, CS, or equivalent
  • Are smart, ambitious, self-motivated, curious, quick learner and adaptable


  • Health and Dental Insurance Covered
  • Equity and 401k offered
  • Easy commute across from Menlo Park train station
  • Free lunch, everyday


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