Senior Software Engineer – Data Platform Engineering at CircleCI

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Data is at the very core of the decisions we make at CircleCI. We leverage our wealth of data to help build our product, understand our customers’ needs, and to help those customers make better engineering decisions themselves.

We’re looking for talented engineers to join the team serving as the stewards of that data - our Data Platform team. 

The team that you will be a part of is a talented group of engineers focused on delivering the tools, processes, and products used to get our data into the hands of teams across our organization and to our customers. You will be working on ingesting, curating, and publishing data to and from a variety of sources from our own product to the tools we use to do business.

This is a full-time role in Canada, hired through our affiliate Continuous Labs. 

What You’ll do on the Data Platform Engineering Team at CircleCI
  • Build and automate pipelines for ingesting data from across our product and third-party tools
  • Curate and maintain core data sets that power our most critical business processes and decisions
  • Implement tooling and libraries and build and maintain the infrastructure that support accessing our data in a variety of systems
  • Help protect our customers’ data privacy through data governance and data security implementations like redaction and access control 
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for our data platform services and infrastructure
Experience You Bring To This Role
  • 3+ years of professional experience building and debugging data-focused or infrastructure systems in a SaaS environment
  • You write code that’s easily readable, testable, and maintainable, with an eye towards building in observability from the start.
  • You’re comfortable with modern data engineering and data platform tools and programming languages. Technologies like Python, MongoDB, and Postgres don’t scare you, and you might have explored or used tools like Snowflake, Redshift, or BigQuery in previous roles.
  • You’re good at managing the ambiguity of a small, rapidly-growing company: adjusting to changing priorities, making conscious tradeoffs when guidance is limited and information is incomplete, and instituting best practices from scratch when needed. 
  • You can adopt a product-first mindset to build quality software that meets the customer’s needs and expectations.
  • Prior data platform or data infrastructure experience preferred
We’re particularly interested in these habits and tendencies
  • You work transparently and collaboratively within a distributed team.
  • You favor regular, incremental delivery of value over perfection.
  • You’re excited about ensuring that all of our systems-software and human-scale smoothly.
  • You strive for continuous learning and improvement for yourself and your team.
CircleCI Engineering Competency Matrix

This role equals level E3 - on our Engineering Competency Matrix, our internal career growth system for engineers. These are the minimum expectation for this position, but we are always willing to discuss bringing people on at more senior positions when appropriate. Find more about the matrix in this blog post.

We know there’s no such thing as an “ideal” candidate - we’re all a work in progress and are growing new skills and capabilities all the time. CircleCI welcomes those who are enthusiastic about learning and evolving, so however you identify and whatever your background, if this looks like a role where you could do work that excites you, we hope you’ll apply.

Distributed teams at CircleCI

We’re a distributed company with offices in San Francisco, Toronto, Japan, and teammates across the globe. We would be hiring you as a full-time employee based in Canada, with the option to work remotely.

How to apply 

Submit your application online via the Apply Now button. Please include a cover letter that describes why you're interested in working for CircleCI and summarize how your experience and career goals fit the qualifications for the position. 

We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect” candidate - we’re all a work in progress and are growing new skills and capabilities all the time. CircleCI welcomes those who are enthusiastic about learning and evolving, so however you identify and whatever your background, if this looks like a role where you could do work that excites you, we hope you’ll apply.

About CircleCI

CircleCI is the world’s largest shared continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform, and the central hub where code moves from idea to delivery. As one of the most-used DevOps tools that processes more than 1 million builds a day, CircleCI has unique access to data on how engineering teams work, and how their code runs. Companies like Spotify, Coinbase, Stitch Fix, and BuzzFeed use us to improve engineering team productivity, release better products, and get to market faster. 

CircleCI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

Some content from our blog that may be interesting to you: 

  • How to Get Hired at CircleCI
  • A Letter to Future CircleCI Employees
  • How We Uphold Our Inclusive Values as a Global Team
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • ClojureLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

Downtown Denver, North Capitol Hill area. Your favorite coffee shops and restaurants are all steps from the office, as well as transportation lines.

An Insider's view of CircleCI

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The Denver office is collaborative, ambitious and exciting. We are located downtown near a bunch of fun bars and restaurants. Everyone comes into the office everyday looking forward to the challenge at hand, which is refreshing to start your day with!

Nick

Commercial Account Executive

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Building a business in which collaboration is a cultural norm is a team sport! Slack and video chats with team leaders and team members alike, I find the frequent sharing of our best ideas and insights really encourages team players, gains support for critical initiatives, and provides a level of trust to converse openly about difficult issues.

Jessica

Senior Manager of Account Based Marketing

What makes someone successful on your team?

Our team and office culture is so engaging. It’s awesome to be in a place where we’re actively curious about what other roles in the company do and what their challenges are. That reinforces two core attributes of successful sales executives that are curiosity and passion for both our customers and our peers.

Brandon

Sales Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Through cultivating open and honest communication. I encourage my team to voice their ideas, think outside of the box, and to take ownership to find creative solutions to resolve customer issues.

Becky

Senior Manager, Customer Success

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Everyone on the team and the company can and will reach out to me. I also attend weekly stand-ups in our Denver office, regularly ask for feedback in our team slack channels, and stay in touch with managers and ICs when it comes to deals, problems, etc.

Chris

VP of Sales

What are CircleCI Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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