Senior Data Engineer, Experimentation Platform


March 12, 2021

Brooklyn, NY 11201, US

Company Description As an Etsy employee, you can do the work you love, be yourself, and make an impact in the lives of millions. Our commitments to diversity and inclusion, team culture and the spaces where we work all reflect our mission to keep commerce human.
Job Description
Etsy is an international marketplace with 65M+ handmade and vintage items from passionate artists, designers and vintage collectors.
The Core Experiment Infrastructure team within Experimentation Platform focuses on building and maintaining a world class experiment infrastructure for Etsy’s internal experimentation platform and empowering users to dig deeper through richer, more accessible data available in the platform. The platform is critical for the company’s product development success, and teams across Etsy use the platform to learn, make product decisions, and measure the impact of new features.
Etsy is seeking a skilled backend engineer with a strong interest in working with data at scale.
What You'll Do:
  • Implement improvements for Etsy’s internal experimentation platform related to metric calculations and definitions, audience segmentation, and data aggregation.
  • Scope and own work to incorporate analytical and statistical frameworks into an existing architecture from ideation through completion.
  • Optimize complex workflows, taking into account speed, reliability, monitoring, and dependency management.
  • Collaborate with team members to dig into issues with experiment data collection.
  • Act as the last line of defense for system failures owned by the team.
  • 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.

  • You have a passion for building data related products and tooling and understand good systems design.
  • You have experience working on large-scale data problems, ideally using SQL/BigQuery and Spark.
  • You have experience working on complex workflows, ideally using Airflow.
  • You gravitate towards hard problems. You are proactive about trying different approaches and use data to drive decision-making.
  • 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 the trending technology in big data and software development.

Additional Information
At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We welcome people from all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, and experiences. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.