At VSCO, our 100M+ creators generate over 1B+ data points every single day. Our systems must reliably and efficiently process this data and you will build the systems which bring value to VSCO’s users from these datasets.

You thrive on complex data problems, and you’ve seen the value of a robust and powerful data platform. You get energy through building data infrastructure that leverages massive datasets to provide insights and understanding.

VSCO is looking for a Data Engineer to build and scale our data systems. As we continue to grow and innovate, we face unique scalability challenges — in this role, you will converge the power of analytics and data pipeline examination to influence how VSCO evolves.

 

The day-to-day

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build reliable, scalable, and maintainable applications.
  • Design, develop, deliver, and maintain large-scale data infrastructures.
  • Work with streaming and batch systems to enable accurate, timely, and data-centric decisions.
  • Build and maintain backend data systems that power integral functions within the VSCO platform.
  • Improve tracking of data quality and consistency.

 

Qualifications

  • BS, MS, or Ph.D. in computer science, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering.
  • Experience with parallel computing platforms such as Spark, Hadoop, Apache Beam, etc.
  • Fluent in a systems programming language such as Go, Rust, CPP, Java
  • Enthusiastic about software concepts such as testing, monitoring, documentation, etc.

 

Nice to have

  • Experience with Kafka, Spark Streaming, Scala, Presto, or Redshift.
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud providers.
  • Knowledge of distributed systems, database internals, and performance analysis.
  • An appreciation for photography and/or other aspects of the arts.

 

About VSCO

VSCO is a mobile app that helps you create beautiful, professional-looking photos and videos right from your mobile phone. We offer extensive high-end photo and video editing features, including 200+ presets, and access to a vibrant global community that inspires people to create and to share their diverse experiences with one another. Across all products and services, VSCO’s mission is to help everybody fall in love with their own creativity.

 

Job Perks

Free delicious lunches daily, amazing snack selections, and the best coffee around. Equity, health, vision, and dental insurance for families, and flexible vacation policy. 

 

Why VSCO?

 

Creative Freedom

We value the creative process and our employees’ opinions — input is encouraged, regardless of your position or title. We want to work with people who are driven and demonstrate initiative in taking our mission to the next level.

 

The Working Life

At VSCO, everyone works hard but also takes the time to enjoy life outside of the office. Balance is important to us.

 

It Won’t Be Boring

Try new things. Think outside the box. We celebrate an environment that fights stagnation and challenges the status quo.

 

Interested in this position?

Tell us why you want to work at VSCO and what we should know about you.

 

VSCO believes in building a safe place for creative expression and celebrating that which makes us human, welcoming unique and personal backgrounds and experiences. We’re proud to foster diverse perspectives within VSCO as we continue to build an inclusive culture

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