Senior Data Engineer

​Lumosity, San Francisco

Enjoy brain training created by scientists and game designers

Lumosity is a brain training program with over 85 million users and 4.4 billion games played. In addition to producing more games for Lumosity, we’re also creating new products that combine science, engineering and game design to leverage social interactions, creativity, and more.

The Data Engineering team powers Lumosity by building systems and infrastructure to effectively collect, distribute, and analyze data at scale, as well as creating next-generation tools to make sense of it all. We’re looking for an experienced engineer who has a passion for data, clean code, and operational efficiency.

Learn more about what we're working on here!


  • Drive the design and implementation of systems at the core of our data infrastructure on a small, but effective team of data engineers
  • Work with our data scientists to build high-throughput systems that allow us to continually invest in a rich, engaging experience
  • Help envision, implement, and evangelize new features, pipelines, and platforms that not only deliver data, but insight
  • Collaborate with product, engineering, and analysis teams across the organization, as our systems are loosely-coupled, but highly utilized


  • A consistent track record of building highly-available back-end systems that scale
  • A deep understanding of patterns of data architecture, back-end system design
  • Proficiency in Scala, Java, or other modern systems languages
  • Strong analytical and debugging skills
  • A dedication to engineering excellence


  • Exposure to the principles of functional programming
  • Some experience with front-end technologies and/or statistical analysis tools
  • Experience with A/B testing or machine learning infrastructure
  • Experience with Kafka, Spark, Flink, Storm, or similar


  • A collaborative culture where growth from within is encouraged
  • Regular creative learning sessions, skill shares, forums, guest speakers, and workshops
  • Continuous learning budget for conferences, professional and skill development
  • Competitive benefits (options for individual and/or family medical, dental and vision plans, commuter benefits, parental leave, One Medical membership and much more!)
  • Flexible time off
  • Gym and cell phone reimbursement
  • Catered lunch 4 times a week, fully stocked kitchen & snacks, and dinner when you work late
  • Fun social events such as board game nights, work anniversary celebration, weekly happy hours, and quarterly company-wide events
  • Team lunches and off-sites (past excursions include creative retreats, cooking classes, escape rooms, and terrarium building)
  • We recognize family is important, we host a Bring Your Child to Work Day as well as other kid-friendly offsite events
  • We empower employees to give back to our community and our CSR team hosts volunteer events year round

About ​Lumosity

Lumosity is a leading brain training program, brought to you by Lumos Labs, Inc. Lumosity’s web and mobile games are designed by scientists to challenge core cognitive abilities. 

Want to learn more about ​Lumosity? Visit ​Lumosity's website.