Senior Data Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

Hello, We’re Built In

Built In unites companies and people around their shared passion for tech and the universal need for purpose. To help our partners attract qualified talent, we create content that tells their story in a way no job post ever could — and we put their jobs in front of people who were born to do them. Our audience of sought-after candidates use Built In to find their professional purpose and connect meaningfully to the tech community, including by reading our content, networking at our events and applying to jobs at companies they believe in.

Headquartered in Chicago, we also serve Los Angeles, Colorado, Austin, New York, Boston and Seattle.

When you work for Built In, you have the opportunity to change lives by giving talented people access to purpose, not just a paycheck. And you’ll make an impact on some of the most exciting companies in tech, helping them hire their next wave of elite talent. Be part of Built In, and be part of the future of tech.

We're looking for a Data Engineer (Chicago HQ or Remote) 

The Senior Data Engineer works on the back-end of our platform, focused on building data pipelines to that power our Candidate Recommendation Engine (CRE) and other aspects of our business. This work is often done with Python and intersects with the core backend that is written in Go; knowledge of both would be preferable, but Python is required. All Data Engineers should follow our engineering standards, including a commitment to unit-testing and to SOLID design principles.

How you'll contribute

  • Ownership of Built In’s Data Pipeline; this is the data that we pull from LinkedIn, from GitHub, and any other third-party service.
  • Must collaborate with other members of the engineering team, whether as mentor or mentee—especially via pair-programming.
  • Is primarily expected to be an individual contributor, focused on writing and reviewing code.
  • Works with other members of the team with kindness and objectivity, and understands that there is no place for condescension and negativity in a functional team.
  • Must advocate for focus on technical debt in concert with execution of new features, and has an understanding that doing so allows our team to scale with the demands placed upon us in a stable and robust manner.
  • Be passionate about programming and learning new technologies; focused on helping themselves and the team improve their skills.

What you need

  • 4+ years of experience within the field of data engineering.
  • Proven experience with Python. Understanding of Go.
  • Experience with data warehousing and data pipeline tools (examples being Snowflake and Airflow).
  • Exposure to principles of automated testing and commitment to testing as a way of producing robust code.
  • Experience with Git and understanding of our basic workflow (branching for your own work; pull requests to commit work back).
  • Experience with Unix on the command-line, whether via terminal in MacOS or directly on a version of Linux/*BSD, is greatly valued.

We’d love to have you aboard

The team members we’re looking to hire will work out of our office at 203 N LaSalle located in the beautiful city of Chicago. We offer health, dental, and vision insurance benefits, commuter benefits, 401(k) match, casual dress, catered lunch (Monday - Thursday) and cold brew coffee on tap.Built In is an equal employment opportunity employer and values diversity.

Qualified candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law


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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • SymfonyFrameworks
    • MemcachedDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • MixpanelAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • InDesignDesign
    • ZeplinDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Denver, CO

An Insider's view of Built In

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Good vibes are a top priority around here. You'll hear music played from our playlist that the entire company co-builds, you'll see a movie streaming on TV and, if you catch us at lunch, you'll see the entire office sitting at our communal table. We work hard every day but we always make time to spend together.

Adam

Product + Growth

What does your typical day look like?

I am excited to work each day with a cross-functional team of intelligent, curious, driven and hilarious group of people. We’re working hard — and growing quickly — but we have a lot of laughs together, and a lot of respect for one another. It’s motivating and empowering.

Sarah

Content Team

How does the company support your career growth?

Success means more here. It not only is being noticed by my team but it positively impacts Built In’s overall results. Our team is made of strong individuals working together to build our revolutionary platform.

Samantha

Sr. Account Executive

What are some things you learned at the company?

It’s pretty remarkable to experience an entire company operating as one team. At Built In, we tackle problems and achieve goals together, sharing in the responsibility of successes and downfalls alike.

Alyssa

SEO Strategist

What are Built In Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We pay a really nice chunk of the cost of premiums for medical, dental, vision and disability.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Come in your sweatshirt, jeans, college jersey. We don't care. We focus on the quality of your work and your collegiality more than on your apparel.
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

Additional Perks + Benefits

We operate as a flat organization where everyone is responsible to self-manage and take ownership of their work. We are humble, hardworking, honest and fun. And we regularly debate office pets, take turns DJing and find time to celebrate our wins as a company.

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