Senior Data Engineer Ads Automation Platform

Remote
Engineering – Engineering - Data
Full-time
About thredUP
thredUP is the largest online marketplace for secondhand clothing. We make buying and selling a cinch for millions of women across the globe. The company resells more than 35,000 brands across hundreds of categories at up to 90% off the original retail value. Headquartered in downtown San Francisco and backed by world-class investors, thredUP is reinventing the secondhand clothing industry and inspiring a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first.

About the Role
At thredUP, we’re working to revolutionize the clothing industry and we're looking for an experienced Ads data engineer to help grow the foundation of our ad services, budget/bid management, and reporting platform. If you want to lead and help scale a new platform and work with an engineering team that cares a lot of about each other, our culture, the quality of our code, and building a successful company, we'd love to hear from you.


Responsibilities

    • Develop a platform that can integrate with multiple 3rd-party ad services (Facebook, Google, Pinterest etc)
    • Join a small team of data engineers to implement our ads optimization systems, including the data layer, business logic layer in Java/SQL, and build required ETL flows/data pipelines for the same
    • Work with Marketing/Engineering leadership teams to provide technical vision and long-term roadmap for the platform
    • Integrate with internal services for personalizing ads and landing page experience
    • Autonomy. The ability to make, own, and carry out decisions
    • Setting realistic time estimations and accountability for those goals
    • Being flexible and nimble to accommodate business needs

Requirements

    • 4+ years of professional production-level Software/Data Engineering experience
    • Experience integrating 3rd party API’s with ensuring high availability and proper downtime handling
    • Proficiency in Java and experience with building systems for scale and speed
    • Experience in writing SQL queries and familiarity with Data Warehouse systems or other transactional data-stores
    • Comfortable working in an agile environment and directly with product owners and end users
    • Interest and aptitude in data, metrics, analysis
    • (Bonus) Experience with Spark, Hadoop or other Big Data technologies
    • (Bonus) Experience working with the online advertising industry
    • (Bonus) Engineering experience integrating with 3rd-party Ad services
    • (Bonus) Engineering mentorship experience

What We Care About

    • Think big, start small, scale fast is your mantra when working on projects/tasks 
    • True belief in improving the internal/external customers' experience
    • Obsessed about making the stakeholders/team members/customers excited about ideas, project execution & services that you own or work on
    • Always put the customer perspective first and think about how you are improving their lifestyle by using thredUP
    • Attitude of taking ownership and getting things done.  While it is awesome to be consistent in good decision making about projects, timeline and architecture, it is also equally awesome to accept responsibility when you make bad decisions.
At thredUP, our mission has been built on extending the lives of millions of unique clothing items. Much like our inventory, we believe diversity is key. As a diverse and inclusive workplace, we are committed to ensuring our employees are comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work every day. A unique perspective is critical to solving complex problems and inspiring a new generation to think secondhand first. Everyone is welcome - be you.