Lead Staff Data Engineer - Analytic Platform

Recruiter
StubHub, Inc.
Location
New York
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Jan 2023
Closes
31 Jan 2023
Employer Sector
Technology, ICT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Travel
None

StubHub is on a mission to redefine the live event experience on a global scale. Whether someone is looking to attend their first event or their hundredth, we're here to delight them all the way from the moment they start looking for a ticket until they step through the gate. The same goes for our sellers. From fans selling a single ticket to the promoters of a worldwide stadium tour, we want StubHub to be the safest, most convenient way to offer a ticket to the millions of fans who browse our platform around the world.

We are seeking talented data engineers to join StubHub's analytic data platform team. In this role you will be responsible for designing and building the underlying systems and pipelines for centralizing StubHub's internal plus third-party data and making it easy for organizations across the company to transform the data for analysis and reporting, new product development, and machine learning applications. This includes developing the core infrastructure choices for the data lake and data warehouse, creating the foundational data model along with the corresponding data pipelines, and building shared tooling to ease the process of developing and operating high quality trustworthy data assets.

As a Staff Data Engineer, you will build out core infrastructure, frameworks, and data layer that enables broad access to high quality data assets across the company. You will also play a strong role in defining the culture and expectations of what a data engineer does. We are looking for the right person that is passionate about the power of high-quality trustworthy data, and that can bring principles from software development fundamentals to create a data ecosystem that is principled, maintainable, and extensible to the growing needs of the company over time.

We'd like to see:
  • 7+ years of relevant software or data engineering development experience in a fast paced, high growth environment; previous experience leading a team preferred
  • Strong programming and analytical ability, and experience with designing and developing large scale efficient batch or streaming data processing
  • Ability to analyze and reason about large datasets to deliver insights, identify quality issues
  • Experience with SQL and transactional RDBMS systems
It would be a plus if you had experience with:
  • Spark or similar batch processing systems
  • Data pipeline management and orchestration tools such as Airflow or Conductor
  • Cloud-based data warehousing solutions such as Snowflake, Big-Query and Redshift
  • Streaming or event-driven workflows like Kafka and Flink
As a Data Engineer at StubHub, you'd be able to:
  • Build and operate scalable data pipelines with robust Q/A, monitoring, and alerting
  • Design core data models to optimize for ease-of-use, reliability, and performance
  • Create shared tooling to improve data engineering productivity and quality across the company
  • Influence the direction for key infrastructure and framework choices for data pipeline and management
  • Demonstrate consistently executing with agility resulting in high-quality outcomes
  • Manage individual initiative priorities, deadlines, and deliverables with your technical expertise
  • Participate in and maintain culture of inclusion, results-oriented execution, open innovation, and limitless creativity in your team
  • Launch features that have immediate impact on the velocity of innovation and ultimately growth of the business
  • Nurture a culture of inclusion, results-oriented execution, open innovation, and limitless creativity in your team
What we offer:
  • An environment where you can quickly grow your skills and knowledge, and have the autonomy to make decisions regarding experiments and tests on a massive scale
  • A+ compensation package, including stock incentives
  • Unlimited PTO, 401k, and Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Free weekly lunches, a variety of office snacks, cold-brew and kombucha kegs, and team events

About StubHub:

StubHub is on a mission to give the world the freedom to connect to powerful live experiences no matter where they are, whenever they want. Whether it's Harry Styles, the Yankees, Billie Eilish or Real Madrid, we're here to give fans the access to the live entertainment they love. That means we must power the destination for every type of live event fan to unlock the transformative live experience that's right for them. We are their ticket to unforgettable memories - the crack of the bat, the first guitar chord or drum tap, the roar of the crowd at the championship winning goal, the joke that makes their belly ache from laughter. To do this, we must have the most premiere industry partnerships that deliver more seamless integrated solutions and aggregate the widest event catalogue, know our customers to design more personalized discovery of that very catalogue and get that fan into the event of their dreams so they keep coming back. Daily innovation is at the crux of how we do this and a passionate team that rigorously prioritizes the most results-oriented work they can deliver is what gets it done and keeps us leading the industry.

The anticipated gross base annual salary range for this role is $240,000 - $350,000 per year. Actual compensation will vary depending on factors such as a candidate's qualifications, skills, experience, and competencies. Base annual salary is one component of StubHub's total compensation and competitive benefits package, which includes equity, 401(k), paid time off, paid parental leave, and comprehensive health benefits.

StubHub is on a mission to give the world the freedom to connect to powerful live experiences no matter where they are, whenever they want. Whether it's Harry Styles, the Yankees, Billie Eilish or Real Madrid, we're here to give fans the access to the live entertainment they love. That means we must power the destination for every type of live event fan to unlock the transformative live experience that's right for them. We are their ticket to unforgettable memories - the crack of the bat, the first guitar chord or drum tap, the roar of the crowd at the championship winning goal, the joke that makes their belly ache from laughter. To do this, we must have the most premiere industry partnerships that deliver more seamless integrated solutions and aggregate the widest event catalogue, know our customers to design more personalized discovery of that very catalogue and get that fan into the event of their dreams so they keep coming back. Daily innovation is at the crux of how we do this and a passionate team that rigorously prioritizes the most results-oriented work they can deliver is what gets it done and keeps us leading the industry.