As the Zeplin crew, we’re building an app used by tens of thousands of product teams daily. While creating a common language for our fellow designers and developers, we care deeply about building a product that delights them.

Quality data is crucial to Zeplin’s success. With over 4 million users and counting, we are rapidly growing and profitable, and continuing to prepare for our future success. This is an enormous amount of data, that will only continue to grow as we grow, and is currently barely being used. There are already patterns in the data that will give us deeper insight into our customers and our product, help us quickly validate our choices and show us new areas to invest in. 
We are seeking a Senior Data Engineer to help us define and implement our vision for reliable data across the company. We are building our Data Engineering practice from scratch to enable the company’s success by building a solid data foundation. This is an opportunity to influence Data Engineering for a robust, but high potential, company early in its lifecycle.
  • Deep understanding of the design, creation, organization, and business use of large data sets across a variety of data platforms
  • Strong communication skills to be able to work with cross functional teams to understand data requirements
  • Build ETL pipelines from scratch to scale our data infrastructure
  • Player/Coach role with significant hands on IC work, you will be starting with a small team and growing it overtime
  • Setting up the foundations for data engineering, tooling, and governance in the company while mentoring and growing a new discipline
  • 5+ years experience in the field, with at least 2+ years building big data systems from scratch
  • Advanced degree in engineering or computer science
  • Fluent in software engineering and at least one general purpose programming language (eg. Java., Python, etc)
  • Fluent in cloud data processing technologies - (Hadoop, Spark, DataFlow, Airflow)
  • Fluent in large scale distributed data processing
  • Experience designing data models and data warehouses and with non-relational data storage systems (NoSQL and distributed database management systems)
  • Advanced querying (SQL) skills
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Experience mentoring junior engineers 
About Zeplin
Zeplin is a connected space for product teams to share designs, generate specs, assets, and code snippets. We’ve reached over 4 million users from thousands of product teams, including Airbnb, Dropbox, Pinterest, Microsoft, and many more in just six years. We’re a Y Combinator startup backed by notable investors like Elad Gil, Mike Maples, Kevin Hale. We’re a small, distributed crew with offices in San Francisco, Istanbul, and London, UK.

Zeplin started as one piece of the product development cycle. And now designers and engineers interact at every point, from idea to production. Our goal is to help with all the issues that product teams might face in this process.

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