Lead Data Engineer

Rocket Lawyer, San Francisco

Helping 20 million people. Just like you.

About Rocket Lawyer
We believe everyone deserves affordable and simple access to legal services.
Rocket Lawyer is one of the largest and most widely used online legal service platforms in the world. Rocket Lawyer has helped over 20 million people create over 3 million legal documents, and answer over 30,000 legal questions.

We are in a unique position to enhance and expand the Rocket Lawyer platform to a scale never seen before in the company’s history, to capture audiences worldwide. We are expanding our engineering team to take on this challenge!

About the Role
Rocket Lawyer is looking for a Senior Data Engineer that will contribute in all aspects of creating an analytical data driven environment. The core data engineering team is responsible for the building out the data pipeline, gathering internal and external data, generating metrics, managing and monitoring batch and streaming jobs, and implementing analytical tools to drive strategic decision making.

A Day in the Life

  • Evangelize Modern Big Data Practices
  • Design warehouse schemas that accurately represent our business, and facilitate analysis and building of reports
  • Help build batch and streaming data ingestion pipeline using Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Storm, and Kafka Streams
  • Write ETL jobs to transform raw data into business information to drive decision making
  • Develop analytical environment using internal and external reporting tools
  • Integrate internal and external data with warehouse and external tools


  • Excellent technical skills including expert knowledge of the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Experience of the analysis, design and development of Data Warehouse and Big Data solutions, including analyzing source systems, developing ETL design patterns and templates, ETL development, data profiling and data quality issues resolution.
  • Project and team management experience
  • Excellent communication skills and presentation skills
  • Strong SQL, Java, and Python skills
  • Database (relational & NoSQL), Data Warehouse knowledge
  • Stream processing experience (Storm, Kafka Streams)
  • Passion and enthusiasm for learning new technologies and technique
  • Comfortable with Linux
  • BS or MS in computer science
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Desire to learn broad set of technologies

Benefits and Perks

  • Comprehensive health plans (including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance for full-time employees)
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Competitive salary packages
  • 401k program
  • Life insurance
  • Disability benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Commuter/Transit Program
  • Your choice of a MAC or PC
  • Monthly onsite masseuse sessions
  • Weekly Friday catered lunches
  • Company sponsored events, both on- and off-site

About Rocket Lawyer

Our laws were created to protect and empower us—as individuals, families and business owners—but many people don't get the help they need because of costly legal fees and complexity. At Rocket Lawyer, we want to change things by making legal services affordable, simple and available to more people than ever before. I'm proud to say that we've been able to build a service that millions of people rely upon. Every day we spend our time and resources making it easier for people to get the legal help they need, so they can focus on what's really important—taking care of their families and building strong businesses. We combine free legal documents and free legal information with access to affordable representation by licensed attorneys. With Rocket Lawyer On Call, you can create a Will for your family for free or incorporate a business free from legal fees. Then, because we know there's no replacement for qualified counsel, local attorneys are here to help when you need more guidance. With Rocket Lawyer you never have to go it alone. Our commitment to affordable and accessible legal services is at the heart of everything we do. Most attorneys and bar associations agree that much can and should be done to improve access to the law by reducing cost and complexity. We invite you to try our service and see why customers like Sean Reid say they're glad to have Rocket Lawyer On Call®. Together, we'll make the law work for you. Charley

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