Data Engineer- Education, Operations Team

Data Engineer- Education, Operations Team

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Data Engineers on the Operation team at Red Ventures support engineering processes and business partners by proactively monitoring and maintaining our data ecosystem pipeline from ingesting and data structuring to consumption by engineers, analysts, data scientists, partners, and internal products. You will join a team of highly skilled engineers who design, develop, and automate high-quality, scalable solutions across the entire data lifecycle, from raw data to powerful insights and analytics. If you want to join a team of collaborative, passionate, adept engineers that share your passion for maintaining high quality systems, this is the role for you.


What You'll Do:

  • Support and maintain large scale, batch data pipelines running Airflow and Spark/Scala for the Higher Education data team, serving a large portfolio of sites including businesses like,, and
  • Collaborate with a cross functional team of data scientists and analysts to ensure business continuity for our business partners leveraging our data
  • Create and respond to operational alerting
  • Investigate, triage and remediate data engineering job and process solutions across distributed systems utilizing cutting edge cloud and big data technologies
  • Develop and support a growing inventory of Business Intelligence dashboards and datasets (Tableau, Looker, others)
  • Keep business partners informed
  • Analyze operational processes and pursue continual improvement


What We're Looking For:

  • 5 years of experience in data engineering, software development, business intelligence, data science or related fields with good exposure in distributed systems, distributed data processing frameworks, data warehouses, technical architectures, infrastructure components, ETL/ELT design patterns
  • 2 years of experience with distributed data processing (Hadoop, Spark), working with DataFrames/Datasets API and SparkSQL to query and perform data manipulation
  • 2 years of experience with any cloud computing platforms, preferably AWS (Kinesis, S3, Lambda, ECS, Redshift)
  • Understanding of software engineering best practices, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management (GitHub), build processes (CI/CD), testing and operations
  • Knowledge of Scala is preferred (Java and Python are also acceptable)
  • Linux common working knowledge, including navigating through the file system, simple bash scripting, and using cli tools is a plus
  • 3 years of experience with SQL relational database (examples include Oracle, SQL Server, Postgres, MySQL, Teradata) is a plus
  • Experience in Spark Structured Streaming is a plus
  • Tableau (or similar BI tool) development experience is a plus
  • Experience with agile software processes is a plus

Who We Are: 

Founded in 2000, Red Ventures is a portfolio of growing digital businesses that bring consumers and brands together through integrated e-commerce, strategic partnerships and many proprietary brands including Bankrate, and Headquartered south of Charlotte, NC, Red Ventures has over 3000 employees in offices across the US, as well as London and Sao Paulo. For more information, visit

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits program for full-time employees, including medical, dental and vision coverage, paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, 401(k) plan and a paid parental leave program.

Red Ventures is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by law. Employment at Red Ventures is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. 

We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation where appropriate. Should you require a reasonable accommodation to apply or participate in the job application or interview process, please contact

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