Senior Data Platform Engineer

Stitch Fix San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 4 months ago

About the Team

The Workflow, Environment, and Execution team is responsible for the data processing and ETL platform that data scientists use to build analysis pipeline and develop ML and statistical models used across every aspect of our business.

The Workflow, Environment, and Execution team is responsible for:

Workflow: Designing complex pipelines, scheduling and pipeline status tracking.

Environment: Building images (docker, AMIs, and RPMs), robust infrastructure for interactive Jupyter notebooks and RStudio sessions.

Execution: Extend and maintain Flotilla, our self-service framework that dramatically simplifies the process of defining and executing containerized job as well as build interfaces into our infrastructure and data warehouse.

About the RoleYou're excited about this opportunity because

  • you will identify areas of our model building pipeline infrastructure that need improvement and then plan and execute those improvements.
  • you will develop evolvable and robust systems for data scientists to easily define, deploy, and debug their ETL.
  • you will improve our hosted interactive computing environments -- long running Docker containers with Jupyter notebooks and RStudio installed and configured.
  • you will define and provide the next version of client interfaces into our data warehouse where simplicity and evolvability is key.
  • you will maintain reliable infrastructure for data scientists. Remote execution, ECS cluster management, Docker image building, Artifactory reliability, etc.

We're excited about you because

  • you have strong skills in at least one of the languages the team uses -- Python, Go, and Java.
  • you have at least 4 years of industry experience doing software development with exposure to data warehouses, ETL, and/or working with data scientists managing model building pipelines.
  • you are self motivated, disciplined and goal oriented.
  • you enjoy partnering with data scientists & have experience with data science workflows and/or ETL in traditional data warehouses.
  • you are empathetic to users and are motivated by building useful tools for our data scientists.
  • you are a seen as a role model for high quality engineering. This includes best practices in testing, communication, writing well structured code and setting an example the rest of the team can learn from.

Why you'll love working at Stitch Fix...

  • We are a group of bright, kind and goal oriented people. You can be your authentic self here, and are empowered to encourage others to do the same!

  • We are a successful, fast-growing company at the forefront of tech and fashion, redefining retail for the next generation

  • We are a technologically and data-driven business

  • We are committed to our clients and connected through our vision of "Transforming the way people find what they love"

  • We love solving problems, thinking creatively and trying new things

  • We believe in autonomy & taking initiative

  • We are challenged, developed and have meaningful impact

  • We take what we do seriously. We don't take ourselves seriously

  • We have a smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right & is open to new ideas

  • We offer competitive compensation packages and comprehensive health benefits

  • You will be proud to say that you work for Stitch Fix and will know that the work you do brings joy to our clients every day

About Stitch Fix

Stitch Fix is an online personal style service for men and women combining art and science to disrupt and redefine the retail industry. We're the first fashion retailer to blend expert styling, proprietary technology and unique product to deliver a refined and deeply personalized shopping experience. We leverage vast amounts of client data to make decisions throughout the company. All of this results in a simple, powerful offering to our customers and a successful, growing business. We believe we are only scratching the surface of our opportunity; and we're looking for incredible people to contribute! We'd love for you to help us carry on the trend.


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