Data Engineer (100% Remote)
Los Angeles, California - Full Time

At Gimbal | true[X], now Infillion our mission is to provide the best advertising experience for consumers, the best monetization for premium publishers, and the best return for brand advertisers. Across connected TV, mobile and desktop devices we empower premium publishers to create experiences that allow them to serve the widest possible audience by optimizing consumers’ time and attention, and delivering impactful results for advertisers.

About the Job

As a Data Engineer, you will be an important part of the team that owns our data infrastructure. This is no small responsibility: As an AdTech company, data is our lifeblood, and there's a lot of it. Someone with experience ingesting, processing, storing, analyzing, and working in a big-data environment will have ample opportunity for success in this role.  

What you will do

  • Build and modify Spark jobs (in Scala) to perform various tasks, from reading Kinesis streams using Spark Streaming, to joining and aggregating huge data sets, to integrating with third party data sources
  • Develop and launch new features to adapt to evolving business needs
  • Be an active and engaged owner of our data infrastructure
  • Be curious and seek to understand all aspects of our business
  • Maintain high standards of code quality, and encourage the same by providing constructive code reviews to collaborators
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues, problems, and errors encountered across various systems
  • Collaborate with Data Science, Product, Research, and Engineering teams to iterate on the roadmap
  • Gather requirements when underspecified

What will make you successful

  • Must be proficient with SQL
  • Proficient coding with Scala
  • Building/modifying jobs in Spark (using Scala) 
  • Experience debugging and optimizing Spark jobs is preferred
  • Familiar with database fundamentals, such as ACID, snowflake schema, normalized/denormalized data 
  • Experience with AWS
  • BS in Computer Science or related field required

This experience is a plus

  • Familiarity with columnar database, key-value stores, document stores, stream processing, time series databases, data warehouses, and OLAP
  • Familiarity working with HDFS and S3
  • Familiarity with Data Science tooling in Spark
  • Experience in the advertising industry and with real-time analytics is a plus 

Benefits & Perks

It’s no secret that we work hard, but we also strive to create an office environment where the lines between work and play are blurred. This means we offer these great perks to help keep our team healthy, productive, and happy.

  • 100% company-paid health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents, as well as life insurance and disability coverage
  • Unlimited paid time off - we trust your discretion
  • Opportunities for profit sharing, bonuses, and ownership
  • 401(k) plan plus company match 
  • Cell phone reimbursement and subsidized gym membership
  • Annual professional development stipend 

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse work environment. true[X] is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

Born out of the merger of advertising and marketing tech pioneers Gimbal and true[X], Infillion is on a mission to fulfill the promise of connected consumer experiences at scale via media and technology. Infillion's connected commerce platform for the open internet connects advertising, marketing, and CX through critical data and engaging digital experiences across platforms ranging from mobile to connected TV. 

Infillion provides full-service media solutions to agencies and brands, engages in proprietary relationships with partners and publishers, and facilitates outstanding consumer experiences that are superior to conventional interruptive advertising models. Infillion deeply values consumers’ time, attention and privacy, and puts a premium on employee satisfaction, talent development and exemplary leadership.