Knock.com · Nov 4th 2020
We are seeking a Senior Data Engineer to help Knock build a comprehensive data platform that offers a diverse property database to internal and external users. This person will be excited to dive into the onboarding of new data, while data analysis is your key strength. We are looking for someone who is passionate about creating great products to help millions of people buy or sell a home without risk, stress, and uncertainty. This is a unique opportunity to work on both data engineering and software development.
At Knock, we have fun, we move fast, we celebrate & support our fellow teammates, and we live by our POPSICLE values.
As a Senior Data Engineer you will:
Utilize Apache Spark to build data pipelines and aggregate data.
Design data schemas and optimize internal data warehouses, augmenting data from multiple sources.
Design, build, and maintain REST APIs to serve data to customers
Cross-functional collaboration with our Data Science and Machine Learning teams.
Understand the data that powers our applications, and be able to propose appropriate data models for new features.
Build new ETL jobs from scratch, as well as maintain existing jobs.
Be committed to good engineering practice of testing, logging, alerting and deployment processes.
Monitor and troubleshoot operational or data issues in the data pipelines.
Drive architectural plans and implementation for future data storage, reporting, and analytic solutions.
We’re looking for Knockstars who:
Expertise using Apache Spark with Scala
Expertise in developing APIs to serve data produced by ETL jobs
We also use the following: Go, Rust, Python
A strong desire to work at a rapidly growing startup and make it a success, and are comfortable learning new technologies and tools
AWS data products such as EMR, Athena, S3, DynamoDB, Kinesis, Lambda, and CloudWatch.
Strong SQL knowledge (MySQL or Postgres), familiarity with techniques to identify slow queries and debugging
A strong customer-first mindset and data-driven approach to your work
Believe in creating diverse, equitable, and inclusive practices and programs that will further Knock’s commitment to making an impact, learning, putting people first, being open, and courageous.
Have proven success working 100% remote in prior positions & are experienced working with a distributed, national team.
We encourage you to apply even if you don’t have every listed requirement.
What We can Offer You:
Equitable compensation offered based on your accomplishments, experience, and what market data shows in your geographic region.
Offering full medical, dental, vision benefits, flexible work schedules, unlimited vacation (2 weeks mandatory), 401k, paid parental leave, and many amazing benefits to impact our people’s lives.
Flexibility to live and work anywhere within the continental United States.
This is a 100% remote, work from home, full-time career at Knock.
We are proud to be a distributed company from our founding with employees in 21 different states. This is an amazing opportunity to be an integral part of building a multi-billion dollar consumer brand in an industry that is long overdue for a new way of doing things. You will be working with a passionate team that is disrupting the status quo.
Knock, and its subsidiaries, are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Please no recruitment firm or agency inquiries, you will not receive a reply from us.
This position is based in the continental United States.