Senior Data Engineer at UpLift
Menlo Park, CA, US

Uplift operates at the intersection of travel, technology and digital lending. Founded by luminaries from the travel industry, Uplift is a well-financed Series B startup that provides point-of-sale financing for consumer travel. The consumer travel segment is a $1 Trillion global market that is under-financed relative to other key consumer verticals.


Play a critical role in building Uplift’s core platform and ultimately the success of the company, while working with a small and strong technical team, owning major feature areas of the codebase.


**NOTE: You may work from the Menlo Park office or the San Francisco office for this position.


Design, build and maintain data pipelines in multi-cloud infrastructure (AWS and GCP) 

Design and develop big data processing systems optimized for scaling (Apache Spark)

Develop and maintain real time data pipelines 

Build software libraries, tools, serverless applications and workflows (Java and Python)

Design mission critical dashboards and reports using BI tools

Internal process improvements such as automating manual processes, alerting systems, tooling, devops

Collaborate closely with product teams to build tools, frameworks, reports to run experiments, analyze AB test results

Work with analysts and data scientists to extract actionable insights from data that shape the direction of the company

Actively engage in design and code reviews - learn from your peers and teach your peers

Lead initiatives to research, analyze and propose new technologies and tooling for our stack


5+ years of software development or data engineering experience

Experience with Big Data, ETL and data modeling

Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, occasionally interrupt-driven environment that includes geographically spread teams and customers

Experience in developing and operating high-volume, high-availability environments

Previous experience with Linux, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes

Solid coder with Java, Python, Bash

Ability to align with rapid business changes: new requirements, evolving goals and strategies and technological advancements

BA/BS degree in Engineering, CS, or equivalent

Are smart, ambitious, self-motivated, curious, quick learner and adaptable


Generous Laptop budget, choose your own!

Daily catered lunches - free

Pre-IPO stock options

401(K) Plan

Gym Reimbursement

Professional Development Allowance

Easy Commutes – Menlo Park, across from the Caltrain station. SF, two blocks from BART