Senior Data Engineer, Experimentation


June 10, 2021

Company Description
Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build,power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurswith buyers around the world. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle uniqueproblems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human.We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, butsmall enough that you can make a rewarding impact.
Job Description
The Experimentation Science team focuses on making experimentation faster for Etsy by developing and implementing at-scale methodologies on Etsy’s experimentation platform.
We are looking for an experienced engineer who can help us build & implement data pipelines and computational engines for state of the art experimentation methodologies.
What You'll Do:
  • Develop and implement new experimentation methodologies for faster and more robust experimentation.
  • Work closely with a group of statisticians and economists to build state of the art experimentation methodologies.
  • Build scalable, reliable, efficient data pipelines for experiment evaluation.
  • Build internal custom analytical and computational tools and packages (Python, R) for Etsy Data Scientists.
  • Mentor junior and senior engineers in the team.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders and customers throughout the company to develop innovative solutions to complex business problems.

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  • You have a passion for building data products and tooling and understand good systems design.
  • You have experience working on large-scale data and computation problems (e.g. scaling big data pipelines and ensuring that they meet agreed-upon SLAs).
  • You have experience working on complex workflows.
  • You write understandable, testable code by default with an eye toward maintainability.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • You are excited about mentoring engineers.
  • You have experience with experimentation and/or analytics, either through building and supporting a platform or running experiments.
  • You keep learning and always seek to improve yourself. You are curious about new opportunities and act to explore them. Namely, you are familiar with trending technologies in big data and software development (e.g. Spark, BigQuery, Kafka, etc.)

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