Senior Data Engineer at ZEFR
Marina del Rey, CA, US

ZEFR is growing!  We are hiring a Senior Software Engineer to be involved in designing and building large-scale applications and systems to acquire, process, store, and illuminate multi-terabytes of YouTube, Facebook and other social media data. This role is an important part of the rapidly scaling infrastructure and data management demands of being the leader in VideoID technology for enterprise media companies and content owners.

Technology @ ZEFR:

  • Languages: Python, Java, and Kotlin
  • Data stores: PostreSQL, Elasticsearch, Redshift
  • Data processing: Apache Kafka, Apache Spark
  • DevOps: Jenkins, Docker, Terraform, Ansible, AWS ECS, AWS EMR


Here's what you'll get to do:

  • Use your technical and creative genius in designing, developing, implementing, and deploying solutions for integrating data from a multitude of sources
  • Manage data compilation and integration operations shared over a complex infrastructure
  • Store and organize data efficiently and allow fluid i/o workflows
  • Mentor junior team members with code review and philosophy where possible
  • Apply and enforce best practices for extracting, transforming, and integrating new data sources
  • Write clean, tested, and well-documented code


Here's what we're looking for:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field with 2+ years of professional experience
  • Fluency with Python, Java, or Kotlin
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Strong foundation in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • Experience with digital media, social media, and video APIs such as YouTube’s Data API is a big plus
  • Thorough testing and code review standards/practices
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Openness to new technologies and creative solutions