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Posted: Monday, October 2, 2017 4:01 PM

Slice is looking for a Database Developer/Engineer to add to its Data Engineering team. The Data Engineering team supports the company's data warehouse platform. It is a small, agile, customer-friendly team, maintaining Slice's data warehouse platform, as well as supporting our internal users for many data applications. Slice's engineering infrastructure is based on AWS. All servers are Linux servers, in addition to other managed services from AWS. The team heavily utilizes Redshift for supporting both business data processing as well as BI/Analytic queries, in addition to a numerous other cutting edge data technologies (MapReduce, Spark, ElasticSearch, etc). The data warehouse data comes from our core business processing with data stored in MySQL databases. We use Python to perform ETL. We also help non-engineers in tuning complex SQL queries. We are actively exploring AWS tools (Athena, Spectrum, Lambda, Batch, Glue, etc) to move toward serverless and big data environment. You will be joining the Slice Engineering community featuring PhDs, graduates from universities like Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, UCLA, and University of Washington, as well as veterans from companies like Facebook, Microsoft, Yahoo!, Expedia, and eBay. Slice was founded by proven entrepreneurs and offers the best of both worlds: a start-up with the backing of an established global company that is revolutionizing the internet services landscape. We are still run by our founders and function as an independent subsidiary. Currently, it is the most cited source in e-commerce. Learn more about Slice Intelligence at and on twitter @SliceIntel. This position is located in our San Mateo office. Responsibilities: (but not limited to) Maintain existing ETL to the data warehouse Explore and maintain data quality Develop new features on the data warehouse, including ETL Involve in administration of MySQL databases which are the data sources of data warehouse Respond to production issues to quickly rollout solutions and fixes Requirements: Bachelor's degree 2+ years experience developing within SQL Databases Experience with any of the following databases: Redshift, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server Familiar with relational model and SQL Experience with Python Experience working in Unix environment Preferred: Experience with AWS or another cloud infrastructure Exposure to MPP or columnar databases Knowledge of DWH best practices and distributed environments Experience with ETL development Experience with Agile methodologies Great communications skill and team player Comfortable working as part of a connected team, but intrinsically motivated BONUS POINTS (nice to haves) Experience working with large datasets / Big Data (Hive, Spark, Hadoop, Map/Reduce) Who we are: Slice is online shopping, smarter. Slice is transforming online shopping and retail by unveiling never-before-seen digital commerce data via its e-commerce intelligence products, APIs, and consumer applications. Slice operates a market research company, Slice Intelligence. With the worlds largest panel of online shoppers, only Slice offers vital intelligence that is the pulse of the digital economyactual purchases directly from online shoppers, on any device or location, reported daily. Learn more about Slice Intelligence at and on twitter @SliceIntel. Slices data panel of 5 million online shoppers the largest of its kind is made possible by the Slice flagship online shopping app, and Unroll.Me, which Slice technologies acquired in 2014. Based in San Mateo, CA, Slice is an independent, wholly-owned subsidiary of Rakuten. Slice was founded by proven entrepreneurs and offers the best of both worlds: a start-up with the backing of an established global company that is revolutionizing the internet services landscape, Rakuten. Slice was incubated as a research project at Stanford, where the best and brightest minds in machine learning set forth on how to extract business value from the vast amount of unstructured purchase data in inboxes. When we took that project out of the lab and to the market, we retained the culture of excellence and personal growth, with respect for a healthy work-life balance. Because we love what we do and care about the people we work with. Values: Start-Up Environment Work is fun, roles are challenging. Always prioritize the companys success over egos. We innovate, take risks, move quickly and fail fast. Hire smart and develop talent - We are entrepreneurial self starters who ignite/inspire growth on an individual, team and company level. Say it like it is We create a transparent, respectful environment within our company and for our users and partners. We give and receive prompt, honest feedback. Get it done - We measure our success based on results rather than activity. We use the 80/20 rule. -Perfect is the enemy of good. Customer success is our own We treat our customers and partners with respect. We are easy to do business with. Benefits & Perks: Competitive compensation package including base salary, bonus and Rakuten stock Medical, dental, vision and basic life insurance Flexible Spending Account (health care and dependent day care) 401K plan Unlimited Paid Time Off Paid Parental Leave: Maternity (up to 22 weeks off / 16 weeks paid) and Paternity (up to 8 paid weeks off) Free Caltrain Go Pass for unlimited train travel Company shuttles from SF, East Bay and Caltrain stations with wifi Onsite secured bike storage and $20/month bike reimbursement through WageWorks $10,000 employee referral program $2,000 towards professional development (annually) Healthy and Fun Work Environment at our San Mateo, CA headquarters: Daily catered breakfast and lunch Various drinks and snacks Ping-pong table, air hockey table, corn hole and board games Adjustable sit/stand desks Fully-equipped nursing mom rooms with hospital grade pumps and fridges Onsite gym with showers and lockers Partnership with YMCA for discounted membership. YMCA is 2 blocks from the office Company social and volunteer events


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