Data Engineering Lead at Smule
San Francisco, CA, US

Smule is connecting the world through music and building the world’s largest authentic music collaboration community. Music is more than just listening — music also includes creating, sharing, discovering, participating and connecting. Music is the original social network, with the power to break down barriers, touch souls, and bring people from all over the world together.

When we started in 2008, Smule was just a company with a fun name and a big dream. We wanted to bring music back to its roots and empower anyone to join in. Today, we’re a vibrant, global community of music lovers where millions of people across the world come together each day to share their passion for music, make new friends, cheer each other on, and simply have fun.

If you are passionate about data, not afraid of dealing with billions of rows, terabytes of data and find this sort of thing super fun, we need you! Come and join us!

  • Own data engineering team vision, roadmap, end-to-end execution, and deliverables
  • Lead the data engineering team to design, develop, and improve reliable data pipelines, data platforms, auditing strategies, and processes to ensure data accessibility, accuracy, integrity, and SLA with measurable quality
  • Collaborate with analytics, machine learning, and product engineering to evaluate tradeoffs, prioritize competing projects intelligently, and manage expectation appropriately
  • Excellent working attitude; willing and able to do whatever it takes to get things done and deliver impact
  • Advanced SQL skills, solid python skills, shell scripting, and OO dev experience with source code control and build/release process; ability to ship production quality code with good test coverage
  • 5+ years experience in data engineering including ETL design and implementation as well as big data stack
  • Experience in MPP systems, columnar database, and data modeling
  • Team and project leadership experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Bachelor degree in a quantitative field
Great to have:
  • Experience with airflow, vertica, and/or kafka

Company Perks & Benefits

  • Robust medical, dental and vision benefits
  • 401k Plan
  • Fully stocked kitchen and snacks
  • Free catered lunches and dinners