Software Engineer - Data

Wish, San Francisco, United States

Mobile commerce platform

Wish is transforming the way the world shops by offering a convenient and personalized mobile shopping experience. Our mission is to offer an unlimited selection of affordable quality goods to be accessible for everyone on a global scale. We selectively bring together world-class technical talent that are passionate about connecting relevant products to value conscious consumers all over the world!

Our engineers move extremely fast, while solving unusual and challenging problems. Our team is small and nimble which allows us to release new code daily, iterate quickly, and make an impact immediately. Each engineer has the opportunity to work at all levels of the stack. They work on entire features from the database level to the client. We cultivate an environment for smart, driven engineers to thrive.

At Wish, data is a core part of the product. For merchants, we offer data tools and dashboards that display performance metrics, and we build and enforce merchant policies that ensure good customer experiences for our users. For users, we offer metadata around products, such as ratings and shipping estimates, that allow them to make an informed purchase decision. Internally, we use data to help guide internal decisions. Data driven decision making is an integral part of our culture.

The Platform Data team is responsible for helping manage the performance of our platform, and building data products that help each group make informed decisions.

We're looking for a data engineer that has experience building analytics infrastructure to join this team and help power internal and merchant decision making.

What you'll be doing

  • Developing data infrastructure that is able to ingest and transform data at huge scale coming from many different sources, different customers, and in many different varieties.
  • Developing machine learning infrastructure that can generalize across hundreds of thousands of Wish customers, but is expressive enough to actually generate high lift.
  • Brainstorming data product ideas with the data scientists and engineers that built some of the most exciting data products that hundreds of millions people use every day.

Who you are

  • CS/Math/Stats degree from a top university
  • Fluency in Python/SQL
  • Experience with NoSQL (MongoDB/Cassandra)
  • Experience in big data systems (MPP/Hadoop stack/Spark/Druid)
  • Experience with dimensional data warehouses
  • Experience with streaming data infrastructure (Kinesis/Kafka)
  • Experience in one of these subject areas: data visualization, statistical/machine learning modeling, analytics & reporting
Company Description:

Wish, it’s a digital mall, right in your pocket! Using our cutting edge recommendation system, we create a personalized shopping experience for each of our users. It’s a digital mall, right in your pocket!

Wish was launched in November 2011 and already has over 200 million registered users, making it one of the top 5 mobile shopping applications. 

Learn more about us:

About Wish

Wish is the leading mobile commerce platform in North America and Europe. Our mission is to give everyone access to the most affordable, convenient, and effective shopping mall in the world. By leveraging a competitive global supply chain of direct suppliers and avoiding retail costs we are offering anyone with a smartphone access to tens of millions of affordable goods. By making Wish available on smartphones we are putting this digital shopping mall directly in the pockets of tens of millions of consumers.

Want to learn more about Wish? Visit https://www.wish.com/