Zendesk is a service-first CRM company that builds powerful, customizable software crafted to improve customer relations.
At Zendesk, we encourage growth, innovation and believe in giving back to the communities we call home.
Our Enterprise Data & Analytics (EDA) is looking for a talented and experienced Staff Data Engineer to join our growing platform & engineering team.
You’ll work in a collaborative Agile environment using the latest in engineering best practices with involvement in all aspects of the software development lifecycle.
You will be responsible for ensuring the team makes sound design & configuration decisions to develop curated data products, applies standard architectural practices, and supports the Data Product Managers in evolving core data products.
You will primarily develop on Google Cloud Platform and other technologies such as Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, BigQuery, Kafka, Airflow, and Python.
What you bring to the role :
Drive data architecture and integration design and development discussions with engineering and other teams
Programming and automation of Data processing systems in Linux / Cloud environment
Ability to quickly master new technologies
7+ years of software development or DevOps / DataOps experience
Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, occasionally interrupt-driven environment that includes geographically spread teams and customers
Experience in developing and operating high-volume, high-availability environments
Previous experience with Linux, Docker and Kubernetes
Previous experience with AWS or GCP
Good command of Python or Go.
BA / BS degree in Engineering, CS, or equivalent
What you get to do every single day :
Solve complex problems and provide sustainable solutions
Help to build and operate internal analytical platform
Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements : automating manual processes, optimising data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources
Work in an agile development environment
Participate in an on-call rotation along with the rest of the team
Use a wide variety of technologies, learn new things, wear lots of hats (actual hats optional)
Participate in diverse projects and collaborate with engineering, product, analytics teams
Have fun and enjoy your time Zendesk
What the stack looks like :
Our platform runs on GCP and AWS, fully orchestrated by Kubernetes
We use Terraform and helm to deploy and manage platform components.
Our data pipeline is built on Kafka, EMR, GCS, BigQuery and Airflow
And the underlying code written in Python and Go
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