Staff Software Engineer, Data Analytics at Optimizely

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Company Description

Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce and campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product and marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, and drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely’s impressive customer list includes eBay, FOX, IBM, The New York Times and many more global enterprises.

Job Description

At Optimizely, the Data Platform is the core foundation driving all our Experimentation and Personalization products that directly impact the customer experience. The Platform is leveraged across all product lines from spanning Analytics, Targeting, Recommendations and large-scale Ingestion. This platform processes billions of events a day and we’ve built many sophisticated, real-time data pipelines that can power a variety of analytical queries at web scale.

We are looking for a strong Backend Engineer to build cutting-edge analytical capabilities on the Data Platform for our rapidly growing enterprise customer base.

Why is this exciting for you?

We have recently made a strategic bet on the modern Data Science technical stack using Notebook technology as our next general Analytical offering. We are just getting started on this new, exciting Product and you’ll play a key role in influencing this Product’s roadmap and direction

  • You will build highly scalable systems and services that ingest, deduplicate, count, aggregate, store, and archive these events as well as serve real-time analytics insights.
  • You’ll be challenged to engineer solutions that need to work at enterprise grade for our customers that send us their user activity events at web scale (6B+ and multiple TB/day).

Team’s accomplishments and contributions:

  • Our Streaming Analytics architecture in highscalability, one of the top sites for Distributed Systems architectures
  • Our presentation at LinkedIn’s Stream Processing Meetup on our use of Samza for Sessionization:
  • Our presentation in Apache Big Data Conference ‘17 in Miami on the use of a Lambda architecture with Streaming:
  • Apache Samza Case Study of Optimizely’s Streaming use cases
  • Our Engineering blog

Qualifications

  • You have experience building data-centric applications in a web-scale environment with scale, operability, and performance in mind.
  • You’ve worked on systems leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) services. Hands-on development and deployment experience with Open Data platforms like Apache Hadoop, HBase or Spark would be a big plus.
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment with other engineers, Product Managers, Site Reliability Operations etc.

Additional Information

At Optimizely, we embody inclusion and embrace diversity. We believe in work/life balance and bringing our true selves to work. To that end, we offer best-in-class perks and benefits that support our Optinauts along their career journey with us. Read more about our culture at optimizely.com/careers.

Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Optimizely prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SAP HANADatabases

Location

631 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94105

An Insider's view of Optimizely

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Optimizely's environment encourages us to try new things! I've grown from an entry level job (Technical Support Engineer) to a pre-sales technical role and it has been an incredible experience. Not only did my technical knowledge improve, but I also receive guidance from inspired co-workers, and continue to sharpen my professional skill set.

Devin

Sales Engineer

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

As a leadership team, we are deeply committed to creating a culture based on inclusion, experimentation, innovation, and feeling empowered to take risks. To be successful, we have to be exceptional performers. And to be exceptional performers, we have to have passionate people driving the way.

Erin

Chief People Officer

What are Optimizely Perks + Benefits

Optimizely Benefits Overview

At Optimizely, we offer a wide array of benefits and perks to help our employees strike just the right balance between work time and personal time. We’re all about optimizing productivity by maximizing joy.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Optimizely provides employees a working schedule with flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Optimizely hosts company wide and team events throughout the year.
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted at team's discretion.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Optimizely offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Optimizely employees are offered various lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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