Senior Data Engineer at Fanatics

| Greater Boulder Area
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Company Overview
Fanatics is the global leader in licensed sports merchandise and changing the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel and jerseys. Through an innovative, tech-infused approach to making and selling fan gear in today's on-demand culture, Fanatics operates more than 300 online and offline stores, including the e-commerce business for all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), major media brands (NBC Sports, CBS Sports, FOX Sports) and more than 200 collegiate and professional team properties, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs (Manchester United, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City). Fanatics offers the largest collection of timeless and timely merchandise whether shopping online, on your phone, in stores, in stadiums or on-site at the world's biggest sporting events.
About the Team
Fanatics is first and foremost a technology company. We are powered by cutting-edge tech created by our small agile teams using the latest tools and technologies under our highly analytical, forward thinking, and open-minded leadership. As the global leader in licensed sports merchandise, we challenge ourselves by improving our new fully responsive NodeJS cloud commerce platform, Elasticsearch engine, and deep data science capabilities while building the best-in-class retail manufacturing and supply chain technologies. Our tech teams work together to revolutionize data science and engineering initiatives, provide highly scalable real-time and streaming platforms, and create secure e-commerce and in-stadium fan experience products. Our own e-commerce platform transacts in over 190 countries, 17 languages, and 14 currencies. Our motto is “#GSD”—get stuff done—and we do just that. If you want to be at the nexus of sports, commerce, and technology, come be a part of our industry-leading team here at Fanatics Tech.
The FanStreams team at Fanatics has the grand vision of making many of the traditional batch-oriented processes into real time systems and is seeking a Senior Data Engineer with the passion and ingenuity to build streams of data across various domains of Fanatics world. These streams will power Data Science, BI & Site optimizations. The FanStreams team is responsible for building, managing complex stream processing topolgies using the latest open source tech stack, build metrics and visualizations on the generated streams and create varied data sets for different forms of consumption and access patterns. We’re looking for a seasoned engineer to help us build and scale the next generation of streaming platforms and infrastructure at Fanatics.

What will you do?

  • Build data platforms and streaming engines that are real time in nature
  • Optimizing existing data platforms and infrastructure while exploring other technologies
  • Provide technical leadership to the data engineering team on how data should be stored and processed more efficiently and quickly at scale
  • Build and scale stream & batch processing platforms using the latest open-source technologies
  • Work with data engineering teams and help with reference implementation for different use cases 
  • Improve existing tools to deliver value to the users of the platform
  • Work with data engineers to create services that can ingest and supply data to and from external sources and ensure data quality and timeliness 

What are we looking for?

  • 5+ years of software development experience with at least 3+ years of experience on open-source big data technologies
  • Knowledge of common design patterns used in Complex Event Processing
  • Proficiency in Streaming technologies: Apache Kafka, Kafka Streams, KSQL, Spark, Spark Streaming
  • Proficiency in Java, Scala, SQL 
  • Experience and deep understanding of traditional, NoSQL and columnar databases 
  • Experience of building scalable infrastructure to support stream, batch and micro-batch data processing

Bonus points

  • You've worked with Amazon Web Services

Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS/APPLICANTS: In connection with your application, we collect information that identifies, reasonably relates to or describes you (“Personal Information”). The categories of Personal Information that we collect include your name, government issued identification number(s), email address, mailing address, other contact information, emergency contact information, employment history, educational history, criminal record, and demographic information.  We collect and use those categories of Personal Information about you for human resources and other business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating you as a candidate for potential or future employment or future contract positions, recordkeeping in relation to recruiting and hiring, conducting criminal background checks as permitted by law, conducting analytics, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and Company policies.

What will you do?

  • Build data platforms and streaming engines that are real time in nature
  • Optimizing existing data platforms and infrastructure while exploring other technologies
  • Provide technical leadership to the data engineering team on how data should be stored and processed more efficiently and quickly at scale
  • Build and scale stream & batch processing platforms using the latest open-source technologies
  • Work with data engineering teams and help with reference implementation for different use cases 
  • Improve existing tools to deliver value to the users of the platform
  • Work with data engineers to create services that can ingest and supply data to and from external sources and ensure data quality and timeliness 

What are we looking for?

  • 5+ years of software development experience with at least 3+ years of experience on open-source big data technologies
  • Knowledge of common design patterns used in Complex Event Processing
  • Proficiency in Streaming technologies: Apache Kafka, Kafka Streams, KSQL, Spark, Spark Streaming
  • Proficiency in Java, Scala, SQL 
  • Experience and deep understanding of traditional, NoSQL and columnar databases 
  • Experience of building scalable infrastructure to support stream, batch and micro-batch data processing

Bonus points

  • You've worked with Amazon Web Services

Tryouts are open at Fanatics! Our team is passionate, talented, unified, and charged with creating the fan experience of tomorrow. The ball is in your court now.
NOTICE TO CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS/APPLICANTS: In connection with your application, we collect information that identifies, reasonably relates to or describes you (“Personal Information”). The categories of Personal Information that we collect include your name, government issued identification number(s), email address, mailing address, other contact information, emergency contact information, employment history, educational history, criminal record, and demographic information.  We collect and use those categories of Personal Information about you for human resources and other business management purposes, including identifying and evaluating you as a candidate for potential or future employment or future contract positions, recordkeeping in relation to recruiting and hiring, conducting criminal background checks as permitted by law, conducting analytics, and ensuring compliance with applicable legal requirements and Company policies.

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Location

On the ground and top floors of the Randolph Building on the corner of Walnut and Broadway in Downtown Boulder, with views of the flatirons!
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