Who we are
Drizly is the world’s largest alcohol marketplace and the best way to shop beer, wine and spirits. Our customers trust us to be a part of their lives – their celebrations, parties, dinners and quiet nights at home. We are there when it matters - committed to life’s moments and the people who create them. We partner with the best retail stores in over 1400 cities across North America to serve up the best buying experience. Drizly offers a huge selection and competitive pricing with a side of personalized content. That is what we do. Who we are is a different story.
We are more than just another tech company. There is an intellectual curiosity that occurs at Drizly. We have a desire to question, to understand, to figure it out. Bottom line, we solve it. We value not just the truth but the process to get to the truth, to deliberate, decide and then act. Most importantly, we care. We care about our customer. We care about our company. We care about our team. There will be long days and incredible challenges.
We are blazing a trail in an industry that hasn’t changed in nearly a century, and that doesn’t scare us (well, not all the time) -and even when it does, it doesn’t stop us, it energizes us.
Do you see yourself here? Read on.
Who you are
You get excited by the evolving landscape of big data solutions and setting up the infrastructure to enable other teams to harness them, and you have a track record of doing just that. Namely, you’ve stood up real-time systems at least a couple of times. When thinking of problems at-scale, you run toward challenges full-speed. You love working with teams like Data Science and Business Intelligence to see how fast you can transform data into something hugely impactful for business decisions.
You thrive in a hyper fast paced environment that focuses on real-world, customer centric problems with iterative technical solutions. Your toolkit includes having deep experience standing up infrastructure systems, utilizing AWS, highly advanced software development skills, Kafka, and/or Kinesis.
We’d be really impressed if you’ve had experience in eCommerce environments with massive amounts of clickstream and eventstream data, we’re talking close to a billion events.
What the role is
The Senior Data Platform Engineer will help accelerate building Drizly’s real time event streaming infrastructure through a period of rapid growth. From building and supporting our Kafka infrastructure to process 1B+ events to being thought partners to teams looking to integrate with Kafka, this person will help enable adoption of Kafka across Drizly.
You will be a critical member of our Engineering organization, primarily responsible for building and maintaining our Kafka ecosystem. In addition, You will help us enable teams to integrate with our Kafka ecosystem through self service tools. In short, the Data Engineer will help define the building blocks for Drizly’s real-time streaming capabilities.
In this role you will:
- Build and maintain our Kafka ecosystem, and code new libraries and tools to make Kafka easier to adopt
- Troubleshoot issues at the core of our application or infrastructure layer
- Build processes that unlock data potential for various parts of the business
- Define new strategies that will enable our Engineering, Data Science, and Business Intelligence teams to incorporate new data sources
- Serve as a subject matter expert when it comes to the way our real-time streaming systems and capabilities run
- You will be using tools like ElasticSearch, Kibana, Prometheus, Kafka, etc.
The Other Stuff:
- Salary Range: $71,600 - $155,000. Your compensation will be based on your experience level, skills, and location within the United States
- One-on-one professional coaching with external expert
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- Flexible vacation policy
- Commuter benefits 401(K) Plan
- Added perks
You do you.
Drizly is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status
BEFORE YOU APPLY...
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