Women Impact Tech

Senior Data Engineer, Data Ocean Platform

    San Francisco, CA

About the Role:

This is a senior level position with the PlayStation Data Platform engineering team, to develop our next generation data platform serving the global, fast growing, PlayStation Network.

Within the Data Platform team, we pioneer new insights to support the growth and usability of the platform supporting the various Data Science teams within the SIE organization.

Let’s talk, if:

  • The idea of crafting processes that will handle very large scale data appeals to you !
  • You are passionate about making distributed systems faster and more efficient!
  • You enjoy tackling complicated design challenges.
  • You have implemented standard design methodologies for measuring, understanding and improving the system.
  • You are willing to build a positive relationship with other SIE teams to help influence technology decisions.
  • You enjoy participating in a development process, establishing and influencing quality engineering standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Play a senior role in the evolution of a highly performant data platform and associated processes, applying industry standards to enable highly available, extensible data services for the SIE platform
  • You are passionate about making distributed systems faster and more efficient!
  • You enjoy tackling complicated design challenges.
  • You have implemented standard design methodologies for measuring, understanding and improving the system.
  • You are willing to build a positive relationship with other SIE teams to help influence technology decisions.
  • You enjoy participating in a development process, establishing and influencing quality engineering standards.

Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in software development using Scala, Python or Java.
  • Experience with distributed processing systems such as Apache Spark.
  • Strong foundation in data engineering, data structures and software design.
  • Experience with storage formats such as, Parquet / ORC / AVRO
  • Experience with a hive compatible meta store catalog such as AWS Lake Formation.
  • Interest in working with the data science and machine learning teams.
  • Experience with agile TDD development methodologies.
  • Possess the drive and passion for quality with the ability to inspire, excite and motivate other team members.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and be able to work with others at all levels, effective at working with geographically remote and culturally diverse teams.

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