Job Description DetailsAs a Software Engineer on the Big Data team at Zulily, you are chartered with building the technology that powers the second fastest growing online retailer in history. Our incredible growth means we face new challenges on a consistent basis. In this position, you must explore new technologies and collaborate with other engineers to design and build world-class technical services. The Data Warehouse/Machine Learning team is looking for a strong software engineer with big data experience to build a core set of our high-demand data services to meet the company's growth trajectories in both data volume and analytic needs. Zulily engineers are strong technologists in CS fundamentals, writing robust code, and possessing a solid understanding of system design.In this role you will:Collaborate with stakeholders to break down their informational needs into solvable components to recommend solutionsLeave your mark by formulating solutions using the latest technologies that are optimized, tuned, robust, reusable and highly scalableUtilize programming tools to bring together a diverse and massive set of data sources and making them easily accessible and useful for analysisExplore data sources to better understand the availability and quality of data and embraces emerging technologies in Big Data and analytics landscape for consideration and implementationDisseminate knowledge across the teamDevelop and deploy solutions independently and as a team memberParticipate in design efforts and discussionsReview requirements, software designs, and codeOwn the quality of the deliverablesCollaborate across business teams (stakeholders)Operate and provide 24/7 services to internal and external customersResearch new technologies to support build vs. buy and rapid growth of the businessDesign in a mindset of reducing technical debtConsistently delivers work with started timelinesQualifications:Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Management, or an Engineering related field is required. Strong understanding of the software ecosystem3+ years of solid hands-on software programming language (ie Java, Python, Go, Scala, etc.)Industry experience in "big-data" technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Kafka, Redis, Spark etc., as well as a general understanding of the fundamentals of distributed data processingCloud technologies experience/knowledge is a plus (GCP, AWS, Azure)Professional history working in a Unix environment with scripting languages like bashExperience and ability to demonstrate proficiency in writing moderate to complex SQL queries ( e.g. Hive, RDBMS, SparkQL. etc.)You are curious and love to work with data and solve challenging data problemsPersonal attributes that successful candidates display:Thrives in an evolving, growing, and dynamic environmentAbility to work with and influence othersCan think system-wide and translate business requirements into codeProficient analytical skills with a data-driven approach and ability to measure impact of projectWillingness to be creative and explore new ideas and have a passion to make them happenEmbrace an environment that supports innovation and process improvementAbout Zulily, LLCZulily, LLC, is a retailer obsessed with bringing its customers special finds every day-all at incredible prices. zulily features an always-fresh curated collection for the whole family, including clothing, home decor, toys, gifts and more. Unique products from up-and-coming brands are featured alongside favoritesfrom top brands, giving customers something new to discover each morning. zulily was launched in 2010 and is headquartered in Seattle with offices in Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania. For more information visit www.zulily.com. zulily, LLC, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, RTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, Zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, "Qurate Retail Group"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores and is #1 in video commerce, #3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com.EEOAs an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at for assistance.Click Apply and log in with your existing account or create an account. This will allow you to check the status of your application at any time and receive the most up to date communications from our Talent Acquisition team.
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