Data Engineer

San Francisco, CA
R&D – Engineering
About the Role:
PlanGrid is looking for a data engineer to grow our analytics infrastructure. Data at PlanGrid is relied upon for decision-making and reporting by major teams in the company: Product, Sales, Marketing, and Finance. It is the data team's job to ensure that the data is always fresh and available. PlanGrid is on a mission to build the future faster by creating beautiful software for construction, one of the oldest and largest industries on the planet. We’re changing that by building tools that automate the mundane tasks around collaboration, planning and version control (think version control for blueprints). Our users are building some of the most amazing construction projects in the world, and our platform is their central information point.

About You:

    • You enjoy working in a team; collaboration and learning are acts that you embrace.
    • You have at least two years of engineering experience
    • You are fluent in Python and SQL
    • You have experience with SQL databases/warehouses
    • You love building robust systems


    • As a data engineer, you will help scale the data team's infrastructure as well as improve its fault tolerance
    • You'll be responsible of writing tooling to enable real-time monitoring of our data dependency graph, illustrating active nodes, stale ones, and their respective sources.
    • Extending our in-house SQL-table dependency graph build tool.
    • Migrating our existing data warehouse to an architecture that flexibly scales computation resources under load.
    • Creation of an independent code, pipeline, and storage path for testing purposes.
    • Refactoring our existing pipeline code to use better abstractions.


    • Located in San Francisco’s Mission District just one block from BART, among local shops, bars, and restaurants
    • Flexible vacation
    • Dog-friendly office
    • Clipper Cards (for public transportation) funded by PlanGrid
    • Construction site tours of the biggest projects in San Francisco using PlanGrid
    • Volunteer time off: We encourage employees to give back to our local communities. We organize volunteer days and have worked with organizations such as Glide, SF/Marin Food Bank, Muttville, Family Dog Rescue, and Bryant Elementary School (as part of PlanGrid’s commitment with Circle the Schools). 
    • Catered lunches
    • Premium medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees and their dependents
    • 401k
    • Equity
    • Office is wheelchair accessible
    • We provide paid parental leave for both parents

PlanGrid is the leader in construction productivity software. Used on more than 1 million projects around the world, PlanGrid's value extends over numerous phases of construction, building a massive and accurate history of every jobsite through everyday use that creates a data-rich record set at turnover that is essential to long-term operations. 

PlanGrid is the first construction productivity software that allows contractors and owners in commercial, heavy civil, and other industries to collaborate easily from their mobile devices and desktop. PlanGrid is used in more than 79 countries by thousands of customers including DPR, Granite, NVIDIA, Target Corporation, and Tutor Perini. PlanGrid was a member of  Y Combinator’s 2012 Winter Class, and has secured over $69 million in funding from Sequoia, Tenaya Capital Founders Fund, GV, 500 Startups, Box, Northgate,  and Spectrum 28.  

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