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Slack is looking for a staff software engineer to join the Data Ingestion Team. As part of the Data Engineering organization, we build and operate the platform that ingests data from various sources into our Data Warehouse with both streaming and batch approaches. Currently, our infrastructure handles 65PB+ of storage, processes ~900B records a day, 400+ data pipelines and 900+ Active Airflow DAGs. As Slack’s data grows (along with the number of customers, features and employees), the goal of the team is to build a highly scalable and resilient ingestion platform leveraging modern Streaming and Lakehouse technologies.
As a Staff Engineer, you will play a key role in driving our streaming and lakehouse strategies while also building highly scalable services and tools to help our customers acquire large volumes of high quality data at scale and making customer’s interactions with the ingested data pleasant and productive. You will have deep technical skills, be a self-starter, detail and quality oriented, and passionate about driving data driven decisions and having a huge impact at Slack!
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Data Lineage at Slack
Reliably Upgrading Apache Airflow at Slack's Scale
Introducing Data Residency for Slack
Data Wrangling At Slack
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