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Data Engineering Manager

Data | United States | Full Time | From $164,700.00 to $197,100.00 per year

Job Description

About Spokeo

Join our mission to make the world more transparent with data.

Spokeo is a people search engine that helps over 18 million monthly visitors reconnect with friends, reunite with families, and protect against fraud. Additionally, our 12 billion records and over 250 million unique profiles help business professionals to locate people and assets, research criminal investigation subjects, and more.

Founded in 2006, we have grown to a remote-first company of nearly 200 dedicated employees with an average tenure of 4.5 years. Find out why we were named a “Best Company” for 2023 by Comparably for Women, Compensation, Happiest Employees, Company Perks & Benefits, and Work-Life Balance, as well as “Best CEO” for co-founder Harrison Tang

About this Opportunity

As a Data Engineering Manager, you will lead and mentor the Data Engineering team members responsible for processing the vast quantity of data powering Spokeo’s people-search products. This is an exciting opportunity to help transform and improve the quality of the data we deliver to our customers, and to partner with business stakeholders, data scientists, and software developers. The ideal candidate will have experience with modern big data processing technologies, an understanding of the challenges associated with aggregating large data sets, and a focus on automation and data quality.

What you’ll do:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to improve our core data entities and associations
  • Work cross-functionally to understand customer product needs and build performant data solutions
  • Develop scalable, extensible, and robust automation components, using technologies such as Airflow, Jenkins, Spark, and more
  • Lead and mentor data engineers, ensuring that best practices are implemented for data optimization, data governance, data quality, and related activities.

What you’ve done:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related fields.
  • 5+ years of development experience in highly scalable, distributed systems and cluster architectures (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc)
  • 3+ years experience working in big data ecosystems using Spark.
  • 3+ years managing software developers.
  • Experience with data warehousing, data modeling, and database architecture.
  • Experience in agile environments using Scrum or Kanban and software development life cycle.
  • Excellent project management and communication skills.

Working at Spokeo

Our mission is to advance transparency, and to achieve that goal, we rally around six core values: listening with empathy, understanding the why, clarifying with data, innovating to learn, collaborating to achieve, and insisting on quality.

As a remote-first company, we are able to hire team members residing in the following US states: AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, KY, MD, MI, MO, NH, NJ, NV, NC, PA, SC, SD, TX, VA, or WA.

In addition to a highly competitive base salary, our generous benefits include:

  • participation in a company bonus program
  • stock options
  • 401K matching for qualified roles
  • 100% medical/dental/vision coverage
  • unlimited PTO
  • mental health resources
  • paid home office equipment
  • fitness reimbursements
  • support paying for courses
  • twice a year, we offer discretionary, merit-based salary increases.
  • And more…

We extend written offers to candidates who successfully complete their selection process. Offers will depend on several factors, including, but not limited to, marketplace competition, job leveling, experience, and skills.

Privacy Notice for Candidates:

Spokeo is an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status. Spokeo fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best products, and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Note: You must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of one’s employment visa at this time.

Recruiters or staffing agencies: Spokeo is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate or their resume or profile to a Spokeo employee without 1) a current, fully executed agreement on file, and 2) being assigned to the open position (as a search) via our applicant tracking solution.