Data Engineer

San Francisco

Takt is seeking data engineers to help develop our flagship product. Our platform learns and adapts to people's preferences, habits, and feedback—orchestrating highly relevant experiences that are truly unique to each person. Our vision will change the way people engage across multiple industries, be it retail, finance, or healthcare.
 
We share your passion for using data to solve complex problems. You understand that legacy code is the work you did yesterday. You'll work in small, self-sufficient teams with a common goal: deliver excellent software anchored in an agile culture of quality, delivery, and innovation.
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • Apply data to solve complex problems—understanding the importance of data pipelines and quality
  • Reimplement, harden, and productionize models developed by data scientists
  • Build infrastructure for real-time analytics and real-time predictive intelligence based on large, diverse, and dynamic data sets
  • Apply software testing practices to the work you do
  • Help grow our engineering team

Skills and Experience:

  • Profound and extensive experience with cluster computing frameworks; we work with Spark and Scala
  • Strong programming skills in at least one language; functional languages (Haskell, Scala, Clojure, Erlang) are preferred
  • Significant experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Demonstrated experience with cloud platforms, such as AWS

Bonus Points:

  • You welcome the responsibility and thrill that comes with being a member of a founding team
  • You're motivated, dependable, and continuously focused on excellence
  • You court perfection, but are grounded and practical
  • You're interested in improving humanity's relationship with technology

 

ABOUT TAKT
 
Takt distills complex customer data into uniquely tailored experiences; we orchestrate physical and digital exchanges into one seamless journey. Our business is building lasting, trusted relationships between people and brands—and making it look easy.
 
We're already reaching millions of people a day, and we're just getting started. Our founding leadership is equal parts business, design, and engineering—because we believe differing perspectives + passionate discourse achieve the greatest outcomes. We are collectively talented, but also humble. We give our whole selves. We love learning new things.
 
We are an equal-opportunity employer, and strive to make hiring decisions that reflect that. If you're up for the challenge of a lifetime, we're looking for outstanding talent to join our team.

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