Senior Big Data Engineer, Data Modeling

App Annie, Remote: AMER Region

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Something about us...

data.ai is the mobile standard and the trusted source for the digital economy. Our vision is to be the first Unified Data AI company that combines consumer and market data to provide insights powered by artificial intelligence. We passionately serve enterprise clients to create winning digital experiences for their customers.

We care deeply about our high performance culture and operate as a global team. We have set excellence as our standard, hold each other accountable, continuously push innovation and win with style. 

We are a remote-first company as we trust our people to get it done from the location that works for them.

What can you tell your friends when they ask you what you do?

We’re looking for an experienced Big Data engineer who can create innovative new products in the analytics and data space. You will participate in the development that creates the world's #1 app stores analytics service. Together with the team you will build out new product features and applications using agile methodologies and open source technologies. You will work directly with Product Managers, Software Architects, and will be on the front lines of coding new and exciting analytics and data mining products. You should be passionate about what you do and excited to join an entrepreneurial start-­up.

You will be responsible for and take pride in….

As a Big Data Engineer, we will need you to be in charge of model implementation and maintenance, and to build clean, robust and maintainable data processing program that can support these projects on huge amount of data, this includes

  • Able to design and implement complex product components based on requirements with possible technical solutions.
  • Write data programs using pyspark with a commitment to maintaining high quality work while being confident in dealing with data mining challenges.
  • Discover any feasible new technologies lying in the Big Data ecosystem, share them to team with your professional perspectives.
  • Get up to speed in the machine learning domain, implementing analysis components in a distributed computing environment with instruction from Data Scientists.
  • Be comfortable conducting detailed discussions with Data Scientists regarding specific questions related to specific data models.
  • You should be a strong problem solver with proven experience in big data.

You should recognize yourself in the following…

  • Hands-on experience and deep knowledge of Hadoop ecosystem
  • Must: PySpark, Mapreduce, HDFS
  • Plus: Storm, Kafka
  • Must have 2+ years Linux environment development experience.
  • Proficient with programming in Python, experience in Pandas, Sklearn or Other data science and data analysis toolset is a big plus.
  • Having a background of data mining and machine learning domain, familiar with common algorithms and libs is a plus.
  • Passion for cloud computing (AWS in particular) and distributed systems.
  • You must be a great problem solver with the ability to dive deeply into complex problems and emerge with clear and pragmatic solutions.
  • Good communication, and cooperation globally.
  • Major in Math or Computer Science.

Some of the total rewards we offer… 

  • Holistic wellbeing for all employees including a Wellbeing allowance and a Wellness Benefits bundle
  • A $1,000 (country equivalent) WFH allowance
  • Internet allowance for stable internet connection
  • Paid leave, so long as you promise to come back!
  • 90 Day Passport program - work from anywhere in the world for 90 days / year. 
  • Got Lunch? We allow $15 per week expensed (country equivalent) for lunch
  • Unlimited access to online learning platform Udemy to help you develop your skills.
  • Virtual initiatives and events to keep you connected with your colleagues.
  • Generous Employee Referral Bonus program. Earn up to $10,000 a referred hire.
  • And much more

Yes, I want this job!



About App Annie

About us App Annie delivers the most trusted app market data and insights for your business to succeed in the global app economy. Over 900,000 registered members rely on App Annie to better understand the app market, their businesses and the opportunities around them. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with 450 employees across 15 global offices. App Annie has received $157 million in financing, including from investors such as Sequoia Capital, Institutional Venture Partners, IDG Capital Partners, e.ventures, Greenspring Associates, and Greycroft Partners. Learn more at www.appannie.com. App Annie is an international team of super-talented people from different cultural backgrounds (Beijing, San Francisco, Vancouver and more). We offer lots of responsibility in your role, and room for you to grow with the company. And beyond personal growth, you’ll help make a great impact on App Annie’s success as a whole. With regular exposure to C-level executives, VPs, and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs you’ll have the opportunity to learn a ton from experts in their fields.

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