Senior Backend Engineer

Remote

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Taylor Murphy

Head of Product and Data

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Meltano

Meltano is an open source DataOps platform that brings together best-in-class open source tools and technologies for the data lifecycle, including the Singer standard for data integration and its library of over 200 connectors, dbt for transformation, Airflow for orchestration, and soon Superset for visualization. It simplifies configuration, deployment, and monitoring, and lets data teams benefit from DevOps best practices such as version control, code review, and CI/CD.

Built on Open Source, Meltano works alongside its community of over 1400 data professionals at startups, global enterprises, and consultancies to build the next generation of data infrastructure and support a large ecosystem of open source connectors. There are thousands of active Meltano projects in use today by organizations such as Netlify and GitLab.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Unlimited PTO (and regular reminders to take it!)
  • Professional Development Support and Budget
  • Remote Working
  • Reimbursable coworking fees and external office space
  • Budget for Office equipment and workspace supplies
  • Team Offsites
  • Access to world class founders, investors and mentors
  • Work transparently

Values Our values are:

  • Empathy
  • Community
  • Sustainability
  • Transparency
  • Iteration
  • Ambition
  • Accountability

About the Role 

Meltano is an open source DataOps platform that brings together best-in-class open source tools and technologies for the data lifecycle, including the Singer standard for data integration and its library of over 200 connectors, dbt for transformation, Airflow for orchestration, and soon Superset for visualization. It simplifies configuration, deployment, and monitoring, and lets data teams benefit from DevOps best practices such as version control, code review, and CI/CD.

Built on Open Source, Meltano works alongside its community of over 1400 data professionals at startups, global enterprises, and consultancies to build the next generation of data infrastructure and support a large ecosystem of open source connectors. There are thousands of active Meltano projects in use today by organizations such as Netlify and GitLab.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Unlimited PTO (and regular reminders to take it!)
  • Professional Development Support and Budget
  • Remote Working
  • Reimbursable coworking fees and external office space
  • Budget for Office equipment and workspace supplies
  • Team Offsites
  • Access to world class founders, investors and mentors
  • Work transparently

Values Our values are:

  • Empathy
  • Community
  • Sustainability
  • Transparency
  • Iteration
  • Ambition
  • Accountability

Responsibilities:

  • Work on Meltano and come up with engineering strategies based on our target goals.
  • Propose specification improvements in the open source community and engage with other proposals from the community.
  • Design, build, and maintain highly reusable design patterns in the community-facing SDK for Singer Taps and Targets. Work cross functionally on projects.
  • Review community contributions, providing thorough code reviews with a positive and constructive voice.

Requirements

  • 8+ years’ experience as a software engineer, or similar experience in data engineering with strong programming and leadership experience.
  • Proficiency in CI/CD technologies such as GitHub Actions, Gitlab CI, or similar.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Python and Python testing practices.
  • Proficiency in designing systems and building prototypes.
  • Proficiency in writing great unit and integration tests.
  • A history of building improved experience for users, showcased in the form of blog posts, articles, screencasts, etc.
  • Knowledge of community open source projects.
  • Proficiency using the command line.

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Ability to develop and maintain infrastructure via Terraform and other IAC tools.
  • Experience with Meltano, the Singer spec, or similar data protocols.
  • Solid understanding of challenges for Meltano’s users: either in the field of data engineering, big data, ML and/or data warehousing.
  • Remote working experience is a plus.

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