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.


  • 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


  • 2-3 years of software development or data engineering experience
  • BA/BS degree in Engineering, CS, or equivalent, Master's degree a plus
  • Experience with Big Data, ETL and data modeling
  • Familiar with Linux, AWS, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Solid coder with Java, Python, Bash
  • Experience in developing and operating high-volume, high-availability environments
  • Ability to align with rapid business changes: new requirements, evolving goals and strategies and technological advancements
  • Strong drive to solve problems and get to the bottom of things
  • Comfortable working in a startup culture with the ability to earn trust


  • Generous laptop budget, choose your own!
  • Free daily catered lunches
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Pre-IPO stock options
  • 401(K) plan
  • Gym reimbursement
  • Professional development allowance
  • Easy commute – Menlo Park, across from the Caltrain station
Uplift is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.