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Gusto (formerly ZenPayroll)
Sr. Data Engineer
Gusto is fundamentally changing how the world works by empowering everyone to put people first. Gusto reimagines payroll, benefits, HR, and personal finance by automating the most complicated, impersonal business tasks and making them simple and delightful.

We are proud to have built a product that our customers love, and we’re looking for talented and motivated data engineers to join our growing team in the San Francisco office.

Here’s what you’ll do:

Be an owner as you architect, build, and refine our data infrastructure technologies, using our development workflow — the outcome of your work will drive decisions that affect billions of dollars of transactions
Build and refine a fault-tolerant data ingestion pipeline into our data warehouse, while helping guide the decisions about the future of our data infrastructure
Thoroughly evaluate edge cases, ambiguities, and architectural scalability
Write complex and efficient queries to transform raw data sources into easily accessible models for our teams (e.g., Product, Growth, Finance, Risk)
Work with data scientists to productize and develop predictive modeling pipelines
Care deeply about helping millions of small business owners focus on what they love
Be surrounded by people who are doing the best work of their lives and loving every moment of it
Here’s what we’re looking for:

At least 5 years of software engineering experience (Python, Ruby or Java), with at least 2 years experience in a data focused role
Passion for creating data infrastructure technologies from scratch using the right tools for the job
Experience building and maintaining a data warehouse in production environments
Experience with AWS tools
Expertise in building out data pipelines, efficient ETL design, implementation, and maintenance
Experience with systems for transforming large datasets such as Spark and Hadoop
Ability to turn vague requirements into clear deliverables with minimal guidance
Exposure to statistical and data mining techniques

Gusto’s mission is to create a world where work empowers a better life. By making complicated, impersonal business tasks simple and personal, Gusto is reimagining HR, payroll, and benefits for over 40,000 companies nationwide. Gusto has offices in San Francisco and Denver and the company’s investors include Google Capital, General Catalyst, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, as well as the founders of Instagram, Stripe, Nest, PayPal, Yelp, Dropbox, and Eventbrite, among others.
Job Location(s):
Denver, CO, US
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