Data Warehouse Architect

Pinterest, San Francisco, CA

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The Corporate Engineering team is looking for a data engineer with experience in configuring and maintaining an enterprise data warehouse. You’ll own decisions regarding the flow of data between our engineering and enterprise systems, which fuels information exchange between multiple organizations within our business. This role is a blend of software engineer, data engineer, architect, and product manager. The ideal candidate will have experience in combining open-source and commercial technologies, as well as being comfortable building or buying components to create an enterprise-wide solution. Past engineering leadership or cross-functional experience is a plus.

What you’ll do:

  • Architect strategy for enterprise data at Pinterest; we’re just getting started on the enterprise side, so there’s the opportunity for big impact.
  • Build production-class data pipelines between homegrown and commercial enterprise systems
  • Make decisions on building vs buying components of the enterprise solution
  • Establish relationships across Engineering and the business to understand our data landscape, and create a strategy to bridge the gaps
  • Execute a roadmap driven by business outcomes

What we’re looking for:

  • Hands-on experience with a cloud-based data-warehousing system (Snowflake, Cloudera, Etc.)
  • Hands-on experience with open source big data platforms (Hadoop, Hive, Presto) and familiarity with data visualization (Tableau, D3) technologies
  • Strong skills in at Python and/or Java
  • Hands-on experience in data modeling, data visualization, and pipeline design & development
  • Comfortable working across a wide array of technologies, project types, and business requirements


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