51-200 employees
SafeGraph's mission of open access to geospatial datasets like POI and foot traffic empowers firms with better geolocation, analytics, and intelligence.

Data Platform Engineer

Data Platform Engineer

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SafeGraph is looking for a Data Platform Engineer to join our growing team. SafeGraph is a Data company. In this role, you will be building critical data platform components to improve reliability and efficiency, and partnering closely with engineers across teams to raise productivity. 

Opportunity to:

  • Build the Metadata management system that can track the quality of all datasets in SG and define the SLA for data quality 
  • Build Internal Spark Ecosystem components including but not limited to the job launcher to cover multiple platforms, and internal developer tools to improve productivity
  • Develop Spark observability tools to help improve reliability and efficiency of data processing jobs

About you:

  • Expertise in building/tuning large scale data processing pipelines/systems
  • Deep understanding of distributed data systems 
  • Proficiency in one of the high level programming languages, e.g. Scala/Java/Python


  • Familiarity with all things building data products - schema design, modeling, optimization, scalability
  • Experience with building/managing ML infrastructure

About SafeGraph:

  • Our goal is to be the dominant place to get any data on a physical Place. We sell our product - our datasets - to data scientists and machine learning engineers at companies of all sizes.
  • At SafeGraph, we’ve taken a measured approach to build a long term company. We were profitable in 2019, have hired experienced leadership from the start and care deeply about democratizing access to data to everyone.
  • We currently have about 90 employees and are growing quickly. We recently raised a $45 million Series B ($65 million raised to date), and the CEO was previously the founder and CEO of LiveRamp (NYSE:RAMP).
  • While SafeGraph was started in San Francisco, we’ve been fully distributed across North America since 2019 — 18 states, 3 countries, and counting! We encourage all employees to work in whatever environment enables them most, whether that be at home, a co-working space, or somewhere else. We get the entire company together in the same place as often as possible, and cannot wait to do this again soon!
  • We offer our employees a robust set of benefits, including health, dental & vision insurance coverage, a 401k, work-from-home stipend, mental health benefits, and much more.
Some good reading on how we think:
  • SafeGraph: about us, visions and values
  • Open Information to Power Innovation
  • Where Should Machines go to Learn
  • Why Data Standards Matter
Don't fit this description perfectly but still think this is the role for you? Apply and let us know why! 
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