by Angela Guess
Lookout is looking for a Senior Data Engineer in San Francisco, CA. The post states, "We're looking for someone who enjoys the challenges of big data to join our growing data engineering team, focusing on building scalable solutions for our high volume data. With 25 million users today, you'll get to work hands-on with plenty of exciting scale challenges as we grow to support millions more, across hundreds of servers with petabytes of storage in a hybrid dedicated/cloud environment. Our cloud is the backbone of our service and provides constant support of mobile clients in the field, enabling them to receive real-time threat protection, backup and restore their data, find and protect their lost devices, and stay connected 24 hours a day. The vast majority of our users connect to the service on a daily basis. The performance and reliability of our cloud is paramount to our success."
Qualifications for the position include the following: "Solid engineering experience developing big data solutions for RDBMS based data warehousing and NoSQL environments. Experience with data warehousing architecture and data modeling best practices. In depth understanding of Entity Relationship and Dimensional modeling techniques. Expert understanding of ETL techniques and best practices to handle large volumes of data. Expert knowledge of SQL (MySQL preferred). Strong development expertise in Ruby, Java, Python, or similar language. Strong knowledge managing, extracting, and loading data from source databases such as MySQL, Postgress, Oracle, or SQL Server. Solid experience working with data warehouse oriented systems such as Vertica, Netezza, GreenPlum, Teradata, Exadata, etc. Expertise around database programming and performance tuning techniques."
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