Data Engineer

San Francisco Bay Area
Engineering – Engineering
Full Time
Lambda School is a combination of a school and an investment fund. Lambda School's mission is to find untapped or underutilized talent, and to train that talent for the most in-demand jobs in the world. Lambda School is pioneering a new model of higher education in which the school invests in the students, instead of the other way around.

Lambda has just successfully completed its Series B fund raising round with premier tier venture investors. We are operating in 40+ states across the US today and eyeing international expansion opportunities. 


    • Develop, construct, test and maintain architectures, such as databases and large-scale processing systems
    • Ensure data architecture that supports the requirements of the business
    • Discover opportunities for data acquisition
    • Develop data set processes for data modeling, mining, and production
    • Employ a variety of languages and tools (e.g scripting languages) to marry the systems together
    • Identity, recommend and implement ways to improve data reliability, quality,  Define and manage SLA’s for all data sets and processes running in production.


    • 4+ years of experience working as a Data Engineer
    • Experience with building Data Architecture
    • Experience in PostgreSQL or similar SQL-like database, Redis, Hive, and Sqoop Experience with NoSQL databases such as Cassandra or MongoDB
    • Development experience with Scala or any other functional or object-oriented language such as Python, Perl, Java, etc.
    • Experience with data sets and data visualization tools.


    • Have experience building a full stack data pipelines and data infrastructure
    • Live/work in the San Francisco Bay Area
    • Have a B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in economics, applied math, statistics, physics, engineering or other quantitative fields
    • Have a passion for educationHave previous experience at a growth stage internet/software company
    • Have a non-traditional story. Many of our students have beaten a unique path to their new jobs. We like team members who have done the same
The position is a full-time, salaried role with medical benefits.

Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer, and acts in this capacity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability.