13 Sep 2011

Full-Time Data Engineering Lead

Tumblr – Posted by nosqljobsNew York, New York, United States

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Job Description

A leader in massive scale data warehousing and analysis, looking to have significant impact on a product used by millions.

What you’ll do:

* Develop data analysis services that form the core of both internal analytics and user-facing features
* Engineer the tools to categorize and recommend content, measure and predict user behavior, and keep user experience positive and safe
* Have extraordinary freedom in your choice of methodology and software as an early contributor to Tumblr’s data mining work
* Experiment with big data, big systems, and big challenges with an extraordinarily small and talented team

What we’re looking for:

* Deep understanding of Hadoop and related technologies
* Proven expertise building prediction and trending systems from scratch
* Experience managing a multi-datacenter data pipeline and warehouse for a consumer-facing application
* Smarts, humility, and equal willingness to learn and teach

Tools we like:

* Hadoop, HBase
* Pig, Hive, and plain old Java MR
* MySQL taken to its furthest extent
* Scala and the JVM
* Scribe, Flume
* git and GitHub

How to Apply

Please e-mail resume to Recruiting Manager Sean McDermott at sean@tumblr.com

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: flume, git, github, hadoop, hbase, hive, java, jvm, mysql, pig, and scala.

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