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Senior Data Engineer

Scribd

Job description

At Scribd (pronounced “scribbed”), we believe reading is more important than ever. Join our cast of characters as we build the world’s largest and most fascinating digital library: giving subscribers access to a growing collection of ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, documents, Scribd Originals and more.

In addition to works from major publishers and top authors, we also create our own original content exclusively for Scribd users.

Our community includes over 1.4 M subscribers in nearly every country worldwide.

What you'll do


Data quality and integrity are two areas of focus for your work in our existing, organically-grown data infrastructure. You will be in charge of building tools and technology to ensure that downstream customers can have faith in the data they're consuming. Based on the project, this might involve cross-functional work with the Data Science and Content Engineering teams to repartition or optimize business-critical Hive tables, or working with Core Platform to implement better processing jobs for scaling our consumption of streaming data sets. Almost everything you would be working on would be to increase the "customer satisfaction" for internal customers of Scribd data.

Required Skills


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (we're remote!)
  • You have 5+ years experience in data engineering
  • You have engineered scalable software using big data technologies (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Flink, Samza, Storm, Elasticsearch, Druid, Cassandra, etc)
  • You have experience building data pipelines (real-time or batch) on large complex datasets
  • Fluency with at least one dialect of SQL (MySQL and Hive preferred)
  • Expertise in Scala, Java, or Python

Desired Skills


  • You have worked on and have knowledge of Streaming platforms, typically based around Kafka.
  • Strong grasp of AWS data platform services and their strengths/weaknesses.
  • Strong experience using  Jira, Slack, JetBrains IDEs, Git, GitLab, GitHub, Docker, Jenkins, Terraform. 
  • Experience using DataBricks

At Scribd, we value people above everything else. We're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to change the way the world reads. Scribd is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply because we believe that a diverse set of perspectives and experiences create a foundation for the best ideas. Come join us in building something meaningful.

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About this role

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August 16th, 2021

Job posted on

October 21st, 2020

Job type

Full Time

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