At Facebook, we have many opportunities to work with data each and every day. In this role as a Data Engineer on the Analytics team, your primary responsibility will be to partner with key stakeholders, data scientists and software engineers to support and enable the continued growth critical to Facebook's Data Center organization. You will be responsible for creating the technology that moves and translates data used to inform our most critical strategic and real-time decisions. You will also help translate business needs into requirements and identify efficiency opportunities. In addition to extracting and transforming data, you will be expected to use your expertise and provide meaningful recommendations and actionable strategies to partnering data scientist for performance enhancements and development of best practices, including streamlining of data sources and related programmatic initiatives. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working in white space and creating impact from the ground up in a fast-paced environment. This position is part of the Infrastructure Data Center team and located in Fremont, CA.
* Apply proven expertise and build high-performance scalable data warehouses
Design, build and launch efficient & reliable data pipelines to move and transform data (both large and small amounts)
Securely source external data from numerous partners
Intelligently design data models for optimal storage and retrieval
Deploy inclusive data quality checks to ensure high quality of data
Optimize existing pipelines and maintain of all domain-related data pipelines
Ownership of the end-to-end data engineering component of the solution
Collaboration with the Data Center SMEs, Data Scientists, and Program Managers
Support on-call shift as needed to support the team
Design and develop new systems in partnership with software engineers to enable quick and easy consumption of data
* BS/MS in Computer Science or a related technical field
7+ years of SQL (Oracle, Vertica, Hive, etc.) experience and relational databases experience (Oracle, MySQL)
7+ years of experience in custom or structured (i.e. Informatica/Talend/Pentaho) ETL design, implementation and maintenance
7+ years' experience in data engineering, experience in applying DWH/ETL best practices
7+ years of Java and/or Python development experience
2+ years experience in LAMP and the Big Data stack environments (Hadoop, MapReduce, Hive)
2+ years experience working with enterprise DE tools and experience learning in-house DE tools
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