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Data Engineer Jobs in SF Bay Area

Find Data Engineer Jobs in the San Francisco Bay Area

Data Engineers are an important cog in the technical makeup of any modern company. They are responsible for the inception and upkeep of the analytics infrastructure, which relates to every other source of data in a system. It is an important tech job that is involved in each step of engineering databases and processing systems, meaning they must have a firm foundation in common data language and its related tools. Whereas other data specialists, such as data scientists, may focus on what the analyzed data generates in terms of statistics, Data Engineers are focused on building the architecture for creating that data. Data Engineers are often kept busy on the job, creating, testing and improving the data analytics system.

Living and Working in the San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco is home to many growing tech companies that need skilled Data Engineers for their data infrastructure needs. If startups are what you are looking for, San Francisco based companies such as Motiv, Virta Health, Trove and Spoke are considered companies to keep an eye on, for the general public as well as job-seekers. Data Engineers are in great demand in San Francisco and make a median salary that is higher than in most other cities across the country.

Life in the San Francisco Bay area can be exciting and rewarding, both personally and professionally. While it has a higher cost of living than most cities across the country, the excellent pay you can make as a Data Engineer is likely to lessen that blow considerably.

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Based on real Hired interview data, Data Engineers in SF Bay Area earn an average annual salary of
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The salaries of candidates in this role range from a low of $100,000 to a high of $240,000, with a median salary of $160,000.

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Software Engineer, Data Collection
Software Engineer, Data Collection
Description<br><br>Company Overview<br><br>Based in San Francisco, Qadium is an automated Internet intelligence company. We surface facts and relevant context about digital assets of interest to ou...
Software Engineer, Data Collection
Software Engineer, Data Collection
Description<br><br>Company Overview<br><br>Based in San Francisco, Qadium is an automated Internet intelligence company. We surface facts and relevant context about digital assets of interest to ou...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Description<br><br>We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our growing team to help define and build our data engineering function. As the first data engineering hire you will work directly with...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Description<br><br>We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our growing team to help define and build our data engineering function. As the first data engineering hire you will work directly with...
Software Engineer - Data
Software Engineer - Data
Description<br><br>Job Description<br><br>At eero we deal with many billions of device data interactions everyday and we need engineers who can help us build scalable real-time data infrastructures...
Software Engineer - Data
Software Engineer - Data
Description<br><br>Job Description<br><br>At eero we deal with many billions of device data interactions everyday and we need engineers who can help us build scalable real-time data infrastructures...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Description<br><br>Global problems. Global impact.<br><br>Flexport's mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. We are re-making a trillion dollar industry that touches every person on Eart...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Description<br><br>Global problems. Global impact.<br><br>Flexport's mission is to make global trade easy for everyone. We are re-making a trillion dollar industry that touches every person on Eart...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Description<br><br>Motif Capital is modernizing fundamental investment research. We combine traditional and non-traditional data sources, containing structured and unstructured data, deriving quant...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Description<br><br>Motif Capital is modernizing fundamental investment research. We combine traditional and non-traditional data sources, containing structured and unstructured data, deriving quant...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Description<br><br>Over $20 trillion worth of goods-the items we use, wear and consume every day-flow through increasingly complex global supply chains annually. Alloy is a supply chain synchroniza...
Data Engineer
Data Engineer
Description<br><br>Over $20 trillion worth of goods-the items we use, wear and consume every day-flow through increasingly complex global supply chains annually. Alloy is a supply chain synchroniza...
Senior Software Engineer - Data Tools
Senior Software Engineer - Data Tools
Description<br><br>Discord is one of few places that combine who you play games with and how you play those games. We use this data to make Discord the best place to play games with your friends.<b...
Senior Software Engineer - Data Tools
Senior Software Engineer - Data Tools
Description<br><br>Discord is one of few places that combine who you play games with and how you play those games. We use this data to make Discord the best place to play games with your friends.<b...
Senior Software Engineer - Data
Senior Software Engineer - Data
Description<br><br>Come do your best work.<br><br>Skip builds sustainable, shared electric vehicle networks for last mile-transportation.<br><br>We are backed by Y Combinator, Accel, Menlo Ventures...
Senior Software Engineer - Data
Senior Software Engineer - Data
Description<br><br>Come do your best work.<br><br>Skip builds sustainable, shared electric vehicle networks for last mile-transportation.<br><br>We are backed by Y Combinator, Accel, Menlo Ventures...
Software Engineer (Data)
Software Engineer (Data)
Description<br><br>Postmates runs one of the largest real-time delivery fleets in the country. Building a software platform that is reliable, scales and stays agile under demanding product needs is...
Software Engineer (Data)
Software Engineer (Data)
Description<br><br>Postmates runs one of the largest real-time delivery fleets in the country. Building a software platform that is reliable, scales and stays agile under demanding product needs is...
Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform
Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform
Description<br><br>Discord is one of few places that combine who you play games with and how you play those games. We use this data to make Discord the best place to play games with your friends.<b...
Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform
Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform
Description<br><br>Discord is one of few places that combine who you play games with and how you play those games. We use this data to make Discord the best place to play games with your friends.<b...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Description<br><br>Do you want to work as part of the Data & Targeting team dealing with 5 billion+ events a day and terabytes of mobile game data? Are you interested in real time aggregations over...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Description<br><br>Do you want to work as part of the Data & Targeting team dealing with 5 billion+ events a day and terabytes of mobile game data? Are you interested in real time aggregations over...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Description<br><br>ForgeRock® rocks when others are rolling. We aren't your typical high-tech company and aren't looking for typical people. We look for real people. Whoever you are. Whatever you a...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Description<br><br>ForgeRock® rocks when others are rolling. We aren't your typical high-tech company and aren't looking for typical people. We look for real people. Whoever you are. Whatever you a...
Software Engineer, Data Engineering
Software Engineer, Data Engineering
At Lyft, community is what we are and it's what we do. It's what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organ...
Software Engineer, Data Engineering
Software Engineer, Data Engineering
At Lyft, community is what we are and it's what we do. It's what makes us different. To create the best ride for all, we start in our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organ...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Motif Capital is modernizing fundamental investment research. We combine traditional and non-traditional data sources, containing structured and unstructured data, deriving quantitative insights to...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Motif Capital is modernizing fundamental investment research. We combine traditional and non-traditional data sources, containing structured and unstructured data, deriving quantitative insights to...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Are you a Software Engineer with a passion for data? Do you want to work with teams that are fundamentally improving travel for millions of people? Do you want to help define an infrastructure for ...
Senior Data Engineer
Senior Data Engineer
Are you a Software Engineer with a passion for data? Do you want to work with teams that are fundamentally improving travel for millions of people? Do you want to help define an infrastructure for ...

How HIRED Works

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Top Skills for Data Engineers

  1. SQL
  2. Python
  3. Scala
  4. Java
  5. PHP