Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer

LaunchDarkly is seeking an experienced Senior Data Engineer to join our small but rapidly growing data team. You will work with other data engineers to shape the direction of our data platform and work with stakeholders across the company to deliver metrics that matter to the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide data-driven solutions to solve business complex business problems leveraging our data warehouse, business analytics tools, and scripting languages.

  • Collaborate with business partners to understand the importance and requirements of their requests. Distill these asks to reusable key dimensions and measures

  • Translate quantitative analyses and findings into clear visuals for non-technical members suitable for their workflow.

  • Further curate and expose our existing data insights using our data tools

  • Form a strong relationship with the members of our team and refine our best practices e.g. naming convention, data modeling, and data quality testing.

  • Train users across the organization to self-serve requests using our explorable data sets

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience as a data engineer or similar job functions

  • A BS in computer science, math, or equivalent experience

  • A sense of empathy and willingness to understand others' viewpoints

  • An appetite for learning and teaching

  • Someone who enjoys wearing multiple hats
  • Ability to understand, tackle, and communicate problems from both technical and business perspectives

  • Experience with data modeling and warehousing concepts

  • Proficient in Snowflake SQL, equivalent querying language, or strong foundation in set theory

  • Proficient with Python or an equivalent scripting language

  • Familiar with Jinja or an equivalent templating language

About LaunchDarkly:

LaunchDarkly is a Feature Management Platform that serves hundreds of billions of feature flags daily to help software teams build better software, faster. Feature flagging is an industry standard methodology of wrapping a new or risky section of code or infrastructure change with a flag. Each flag can easily be turned off independent of code deployment (aka "dark launching"). LaunchDarkly has SDKs for all major web and mobile platforms. We are building a diverse team so that we can offer robust products and services. Our team culture is dynamic, friendly, and supportive. Our headquarters are in Oakland.

At LaunchDarkly, we believe in the power of teams. We're building a team that is humble, open, collaborative, respectful and kind. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Don't let the confidence gap get in the way of applying! We'd love to hear from you.

LaunchDarkly is also committed to giving back to our community and is a part of Pledge 1%, an organization that helps companies make this a priority. Through this initiative and its charitable arm, the LaunchDarkly Foundation, the company is committed to such causes as supporting education for the underserved, homelessness relief and moving towards having a net-zero carbon footprint. You can find more about the LaunchDarkly Foundation and the organizations we serve at https://launchdarkly.com/foundation/.

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