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Senior Software Engineer - Data Pipelines Infrastructure

New York Times
New York, New York, United States
**Job Description**At The New York Times, we take data seriously and use it to make business decisions, improve the quality of our journalism, and provide the best possible experience to our readers. To ensure this, we built and continue to evolve our big data platform. As we grow our analytics and data science capabilities, and consequently, the number of users, we need to grow our platform to support new challenges, opportunities, and goals.**About the Team**The Data Pipelines Infrastructure team, as the name suggests, builds all the infrastructure around data pipelines at The Times- batch and streaming. Our mission is to provide our users-technical and non-technical- with the best toolset possible and allow them to easily create and maintain pipelines of any complexity. The team is still in the early stages of development, so joining us means shaping the vision and architecture of the next generation of data transport, collection, and orchestration at The Times to better support the development of data-driven products and features at a pace that matches our incredible growth.**As an engineer on the team, you will:**+ Build and maintain a high-performance, fault-tolerant, secure, and scalable infrastructure+ Architect, implement, test, release, and support new functionalities+ Build self-service platforms to power The Times' Technology and Data teams+ Partner with other teams to build services using storage layer, streaming, and batch data+ Engage with our users to better understand their pain points, observing patterns, and identify opportunities for improvements**Required Skills & Experience:**+ BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent engineering experience+ Complete experience with the software development lifecycle+ Experience with Python, object-oriented design, and agile engineering practices- like test automation, continuous integration/delivery+ Experience shipping high-quality & performing systems+ Knowledge of distributed systems principles (consistency and availability, durability, reliability, fault-tolerance)+ Experience with the different data infrastructures-RDBMS, columnar, NoSQL, and file-based storage solutions.**Bonus Point:**+ Experience with Apache Beam for data processing+ System observability using Datadog+ Cloud-based (Google Cloud Platform) architecture+ Experience with one or more of the following technologies:+ PubSub and/or Kafka+ BigQuery+ Airflow (Google Cloud Composer)+ Cloud storage: S3, GCS, + Experience with agile/lean projects**You'll want to work with us if you:**+ Love building data infrastructures+ Take ownership and support solutions you develop+ Are enthusiastic about technology and love to grow as an engineer+ Enjoy mentoring more junior engineers+ Value collaboration with other members of the team+ Have a product mindset (outcomes over output)+ Communicate wellThis role is open to full-time remote and NYC based in-office employees.This role may require limited on-call hours. An on-call schedule will be determined when you join, taking into account team size and other variables.Remote candidates are welcome!_We are a New York-based engineering organization with a remote-friendly workplace that includes engineers around the world._\#LI-AM1**The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.****The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local "Fair Chance" laws.****Help shape the future of The New York Times****Whether it's bringing new truths to light through reporting, optimizing products and formats to deliver a world-class digital and app experience, or analyzing data to better understand how we can best serve our readers, Times employees are part of a growing, unified team that is driven to build the best destination for journalism in the world.****That's always been the case, but it is especially so today. In a time of uncertainty we've provided information and guidance to help readers navigate daily life - whether it's understanding health risks or getting advice on staying sane and productive at home.** **This would not be possible without our** **journalists, data scientists, marketers, designers, engineers, project managers and many, many more.****Home to world-class talent****To create journalism and supporting products that stand apart, we must recruit the finest talent in the world. Journalists, data designers, videographers, agile marketers, art directors, and many others, we're looking for people at all stages of their careers to bring different perspectives and practices to our teams. Together, we can make our journalism more insightful, meaningful and essential to the daily lives and understanding of people around the world.****Employee-driven benefits****If you see a job opening here that might be a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply. We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, a 401(k) plan, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, paid parental leave and much more.****If you are an active employee at The New York Times or any affiliates, please do not apply here. Go to the Career Worklet on your Workday home page and View "Find Internal Jobs". Thank you!**

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