Senior Data Engineer Goodreads
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Goodreads is looking for a talented data engineer to help us make our site better by providing the business with the information it needs to better serve users.
This is an exciting and dynamic role in a well funded, rapidly growing company with excellent opportunity for career growth. Goodreads is a US Top 100 site and the 7th largest social networking site. The analytics team will be critical to our growth. Since we're just getting started analytically this is the perfect opportunity to build something great from the ground up.
The ideal candidate will be strong technically but also understand analytics and how data are used to make decisions. Having experience in the consumer internet and in social media is a definite plus.
Understand what data are needed and work with developers to ensure it is captured correctly
Develop the ELT/ETL layer that takes site data and creates the data structures that can help answer critical business questions
Create processes that enable us to quickly create new data structures as business needs change
Be the expert when it comes to our data and educate users on the proper use of our data
Design processes to proactively monitor for data quality issues
Identify data quality issues and work with engineering to resolve them
Desired Skills and Experience:
Extensive experience with SQL and relational databases
Experience with Hadoop, especially Pig and Hive
Some experience with a language such as Ruby or Python for scripting
Familiarity with Tableau is a definite plus
Analytical thinking - you should have some understanding of how the data will be consumed
An understanding of how web sites are developed
We Prefer People Who are Passionate About:
Building your own website, start-up, mobile app - we love entrepreneurs!
Supportive, friendly and fun
See your work used by millions
Agile, fast paced release cycle
Apply open source, cutting edge technology with continual learning opportunities
Work with bright, talented colleagues
Great location: Downtown San Francisco (Near Market and 1st Streets and near BART)
Successful start-up with a team of 40
We are the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations
We are the 7th largest social networking site
We have more than 15 million members who have added more than 400 million books to their shelves
Our mission is to help people find and share books they love. Along the way, we plan to improve the process of reading and learning throughout the world
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San Francisco, CA 94105
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|Company Profile:||Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. Founded in 2007, Goodreads is where readers find and share books they love. The site has 16 million members who have added more than 530 million books to their shelves and written more than 23 million reviews. Loved by avid and casual readers alike, Goodreads members can discover new books by seeing what their friends are reading or by using the Goodreads Book Recommendation Engine; share ratings and recommendations; track what they have read, and list what they want to read. Goodreads is also a place where more than 68,000 authors connect with readers. Goodreads is a subsidiary of (AMZN) Amazon.com, Inc.
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