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Software Engineer - Data Infrastructure

Quora, Mountain View, CA

Q&A platform that empowers people to share and grow the world’s knowledge


Our data infrastructure team is responsible for all things data — data warehouse, streaming infrastructure, experimentation framework, data visualization tools and so on. We leverage existing open source technologies like Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, Presto, Spark, Airflow and also build our own. As a member of our team you would spend time designing and scaling our existing infrastructure, working closely with other teams to identify and execute on new use cases of data infrastructure, and promoting the correct use of data at the company.

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement and maintain high performance and scalable data infrastructure
  • Improve the reliability and efficiency of our core systems
  • Own end to end applications of offline data like our A/B testing framework
  • Work cross-functionally with various engineering and data science teams to identify and execute on new opportunities in data-infrastructure

Requirements

  • 2+ years of industry experience in Data Infrastructure or related field
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and query authoring (SQL)
  • Experience working with open source technologies like Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, Presto, and Spark
  • Knowledge of Java or Scala, or the ability to learn them quickly
  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field
  • Love of the Quora product
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Quora

We want to democratize access to knowledge of all kinds—from politics to painting, cooking to coding, etymology to experiences—so if someone out there knows something, anyone else can learn it. Our mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, and we're building a world-class team to help us achieve this mission. 

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