Overview

THE CHALLENGE

Eventbrite has the world’s largest data repository of live events, powering millions of events and hundreds of millions of ticket transactions each year in 170+ countries. The mission of the Data Foundry team is to enable internal users as well as event creators and attendees to leverage our data assets in order to drive business growth.   The team is challenged with building a shared data platform and functioning as the resident data engineering experts at Eventbrite.

THE TEAM

The Data Foundry team is responsible for building a scalable, reliable and extensible platform to power data-driven decisions and products at all levels of the business. We are a small team with an oversized impact on the company’s results.

THE ROLE

The Senior Data Engineer role will serve as an advocate and promoter of our data-driven culture, collaborating closely with Product, Finance, Data Science, Marketing, and Engineering to help make thoughtful decisions and engage in best practices.

You’ll be a key member of a small engineering team responsible for building the next generation of data infrastructure.  Responsibilities will include writing and supporting ETL processes and the computing and storage infrastructure underneath. Moreover, you will support the development of a robust, modular, and extensible platform for the creation, monitoring, and deployment of machine learning models.

You’ll work on exciting projects that touch all parts of our data ecosystem, including working with technologies such as Python, SQL, Spark, Presto, Hive, Luigi, Airflow, MySQL, Redis, Superset, and Tableau.

THE SKILL SET

  • 5-7 years professional work experience in a technology, start-up, data engineering role
  • 3+ years of experience designing batch, streaming, and event-driven Data Warehouse and ETL architectures within the Hadoop ecosystem, such as Spark, Hive, Storm, Presto, Kafka, Hbase, MySQL databases, and HDFS.
  • Deep understanding of measuring and ensuring data quality at scale.
  • Expertise in cloud computing, preferably AWS, security, cluster sizing, and performance tuning. Ability to set up processes and systems to monitor and reduce cloud computing costs for a large organization.
  • High proficiency in dimensional modeling techniques and their applications
  • Experience working with business partners to understand business problems and help to devise scalable solutions to meet their needs
  • Attentive to detail with strong quality control, especially in regard to large-scale data changes
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills; able to quickly digest any issue/problem encountered and recommend appropriate solution options
  • Collaborate with peers to find solutions to complex problems. Share knowledge with your peers and also learn from them as required

BONUS POINTS

  • Ability to coach analysts and data scientists on software engineering best practices (e.g., building testing suites and CI pipelines)
  • Experience building software tools that help data scientists and analysts work more efficiently (e.g., writing an internal R or Python tooling package for analysts to use)
  • Demonstrated experience working in large-scale data environments that include real-time and batch processing requirements (using Spark, Presto, and Hive)

WHAT WE OFFER

At Eventbrite, we strive to support our Britelings and their loved ones through different stages of life with robust and attractive benefits, financial and physical wellness options, and great perks.

In addition to offering a competitive salary and company stock, we have other great benefits available. In the Briteland, you’ll find great medical plans, fertility and adoption benefits, wellness reimbursement, generous parental leave, on-site services, and much more.

We care about your mental health and wellbeing

Our employees enjoy free coaching sessions with Modern Health. We also offer free therapy sessions with a psychologist. You’ll also have access to private medical insurance for you and your family, that includes dental care. And if you like sports, we have our wellness program to pay for your gym expenses.

Ongoing training and career development is an important part of our culture

We offer unlimited access to courses in Udemy, language exchange programs, internal training, Briteling talks, workshops and weekly sessions with our CEO

Work-life balance is extremely important to us

Our employees can choose what works best for them: work in one of our offices, be fully remote or the best of both worlds! We believe in a flexible working environment to allow Britelings to perform at their best ensuring a healthy work-life balance. We have recently implemented Britebreak Fridays: all Britelings turn off their computers and take the first Friday of every month off to focus on their wellbeing.

ABOUT EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform that serves a community of nearly one million event creators in over 180 countries. Since inception, Eventbrite has been at the center of the experience economy, transforming the way people organize and attend events. The Eventbrite platform provides an intuitive, secure, and reliable service that enables creators to plan and execute their live and online events, whether it’s an annual culinary festival attracting thousands of foodies, a professional webinar, a weekly yoga workshop or a youth dance class. With over 300 million tickets distributed to more than 4 million experiences in 2019, Eventbrite is where people all over the world discover new things to do or new ways to do more of what they love.

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Eventbrite is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer supporting workforce diversity.  We do not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, mental or physical disability, political affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, assault or stalking, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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