Data Engineer/Analyst

Engineering | Redwood City, CA, United States

Position Summary

Are you one of the best and brightest up and coming engineers? We're looking for highly motivated individuals for an engineering position on the Zazzle core development team. As part of a fast paced organization, this position requires that the candidate be able to work closely with developers and business analytics. The candidate is expected to be a self-starter, a team player, and a strong driver for results and continuous improvement. We're looking for superstar software engineers with a (1) profound passion to innovate, (2) who are motivated by tackling great technological challenges, (3) who want to work beside those just as passionate, and (4) are itching to do the best work of their lives.



  • Capable of working on different projects with different technology requirements.
  • Capable of working through all phases of a project, from architecting to implementation and maintenance.
  • Ability to learn new technologies very quickly.
  • Write complex SQL queries to analyze various aspects of the site data.
  • Manipulate billions of rows of data in our large data clusters.
  • Build user interfaces for reporting environments.


Required Skills

  • Top notch analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent in the SQL language. (i.e., You eat 7 way joins and tune indexes for breakfast.)
  • You love big data clusters and love the latest and greatest in big data technologies.
  • Course works in basic statistics required.
  • Knowledge of financial concepts and accounting course works a plus.
  • Knowledge of Java/C# a plus.
  • Knowledge of JavaScript/d3 a plus.
  • Experience building any facet of large-scale websites a big plus.


Career Development And Training    

  • Lots of internal tech talks by engineering team members.
  • Many opportunities to join various industry conferences.
  • Project rotations with lots of opportunity to work on the latest technologies.