Reflektion Senior/Principal Big Data Engineer Job in San Mateo, CA | Glassdoor.ca

Senior/Principal Big Data Engineer

Reflektion 4.2 22 Reviews – San Mateo, CA

Job Description

Job Description:

We are looking for a Senior/Principal engineer to join our Data Platform team. You will be part of a passionate team of engineers who are building world class data infrastructure to bring value out of our data. You are expected to have a good understanding of technologies required to develop, deploy and debug production applications. You have designed and implemented highly scalable systems from scratch. You have mentored team members in past. Ideal candidate is a seasoned and passionate engineer who enjoys challenging and interesting problems around big data volume, scale & performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and build realtime/batch data processing pipelines for structured and unstructured data.
  • Work in a cross-functional environment to architect, design and develop new features.
  • Build data APIs and data delivery services that support critical operational and analytical applications for our internal business operations & customers
  • Monitor performance of the data platform and optimize as needed
  • Improve codebase, bring in latest technologies, re-architect modules to increase the throughput and performance.
  • Mentor junior engineers in software development, technology and processes.


Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of software development experience.
  • Hands on coder, proficient with Java or Scala.
  • 3-5 years of experience working with large scale data processing systems like Hadoop, Spark, Kafka;
  • Deep understanding of distributed datastores like Cassandra, MongoDB, HBase
  • Ability to apply analytical and problem-solving skills to solve complex design and coding problems;
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member, across project teams, and independently;
  • Great written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills;

Reflektion Reviews

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    1. Helpful (1)

      "Half of the team is ok.. the other half not so much.."

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      Former Employee - Software Engineer in Waterloo, ON
      Former Employee - Software Engineer in Waterloo, ON
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      Neutral Outlook

      I worked at Reflektion (Less than a year)

      Pros

      They are using a lot of new technologies that are hot on the market.

      Cons

      A few toxic individuals. Too many useless meetings and conflicts between teams for such a young start up.

      Advice to Management

      Build a better culture.


    2. "Great place to start with"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
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      Positive Outlook

      Pros

      Great culture and working environment, senior developer are very kind and helpful. Free food and snack.

      Cons

      There isn't some cons come to my mind in general, just try to learn fast and keep on track.


    3. "A satisfying experience"

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      Current Employee - Non-tech Team Member in San Mateo, CA (US)
      Current Employee - Non-tech Team Member in San Mateo, CA (US)
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Reflektion full-time (Less than a year)

      Pros

      Aggressive and visionary CEO, fast pace, innovative culture, great team and camaraderie, good benefits, approachable management. It feels like working in a family enterprise.

      Cons

      Nothing so far that could be termed as a con. Open door policy leads to open and honest discussion on any issues and get resolved fast.

      Advice to Management

      Continue to keep eyes on the ball

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