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Title: Senior Data Engineer, Machine Learning
Date Posted: 2017-12-06
Location: Not mentioned
You will be the first member of Skillshare's new dedicated data team within Engineering. Helping build up this team from scratch, you will be leading the charge on data collection and transformation, guiding product decisions across the company. On a daily basis, you will build and optimize our data pipeline and ensure we're collecting the right data on all existing and new features. You'll be working on a range of challenges, e.g. collaborative filtering/recommendation, spam detection, search ranking, etc. If you're excited about building great product experience and setting the stage for more sophisticated data usage and algorithms, come join us!

Who are you?

- An experienced self-driven engineer with a passion for data.
- You thrive in a fast paced environment, and see yourself as a partner with the shared goal of moving the business forward.
- You enjoy working in cross-functional teams.

What you need to be successful

- Strong data querying and modeling skills (SQL, MySQL, etc)
- Experience with A/B testing
- A software engineering background with significant coding experience
- Prior experience on a data engineering team, working with data scientists
- Ability to work independently and drive projects forward
- Comfortable mentoring others to help improve data collection and usage across the organization
- Strong cross-functional communication skills
- Experience with Redshift and other AWS data tools a plus
- Experience with a MapReduce framework such as Hadoop or Spark a plus
- Experience with Kubernetes is a plus

Why you want this job

- The long-term opportunity - we are looking for someone who can launch a new team that will become a major driver of our product and business
- Our mission and vision - we recognize that talent is equally distributed, but education and opportunity are not; you will join a team that will give millions of people across the globe access to both
- The challenge - you will never, ever, ever be bored; yes you will be asked to roll up your sleeves and do some data crunching, but we are making some very interesting bets and will look to you to play a key role in how we make and assess those decisions
- The team - who you work for and with is often the number one factor in job satisfaction and professional development; you will work with a team that has found success in more than one company and has the pattern recognition to do it again

About Skillshare:

Skillshare's mission is to create an open meritocracy in the new economy by providing universal access to professional development and opportunities. With more than 15,000 classes taught by 4,000+ practicing professionals, we have helped more than 2.5 million students build the skills they need to succeed. We are backed by Union Square Ventures, Spark Capital, Amasia and Omidyar Network.

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Company: Skillshare, Inc.
Contact person: Not mentioned
Contact information: hello@skillshare.com (DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS EMAIL ADDRESS)