Senior Software Engineer, Data Infrastructure (Java)
- San Francisco, CA
At Square we recognize that good decision-making is only possible when you have all the data you need at hand, along with the right tools and systems to process and analyze that data. The Data Infrastructure team plays a pivotal role in driving the Square data ecosystem through the products we offer:
Data warehouse ownership, used by analysts, developers, and PMs throughout Square.
Ownership of core data pipelines connecting multiple, disparate sources and sinks: the data warehouse, cloud storage, application databases, and mobile clients.
Utility services that enable orchestration of data pipelines, data documentation, data discovery, and more.
As a shared infrastructure team, our customers span the gamut from application teams to data analysts to data scientists; if you need data, Data Infrastructure has a hand in making it available to you!
This role is for an experienced Java software engineer, with a heavy emphasis on backend services development: if you love to code, and want to put those skills towards building next generation data solutions, come talk to us!
Your focus will be on working with the team to build and improve scalable, high-volume, low-latency data pipelines. You will:
Write performant, clean, modern applications and services in Java.
Participate in the full development process, from design and design docs to implementation and testing to code reviews to deployment and scaling.
Propose, research, prototype, and test new ideas, from libraries to systems to new technologies.
Mentor fellow teammates on algorithms, data structures, design patterns, and best practices.
Identify and document feature gaps, and design and implement solutions to them.
5+ years industry experience developing backend services in Java. Bonus: 8+ years.
Bachelors degree in computer science or equivalent practical experience.
Bonus: Practical experience developing with Java technologies like Guice and JDBC.
Bonus: Practical experience using Kafka, either as an administrator or as a developer.
Bonus: Ruby development experience.