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Staff Backend Rust Engineer

Remote - US


Software Engineering

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US Remote 132,000 - 192,000 USD per year

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Full Time

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The SMB (Small/Medium Business unit) product line at Indeed provides employers with the tools they need to hire.  Within SMB, the Measurements team works with Big Data to understand employers and their needs, helping to improve our product and drive hires by providing high quality and timely metrics and analytics.  This position is focused on orchestrating complex data pipelines in AWS using an in-house scheduling system written in Rust.

Come join a world class team of data professionals and build complex data pipelines that produce reliable and timely metrics, analytics, and insights.  This is an opportunity to apply your skills providing solutions to engaged and appreciative internal stakeholders, and to grow your career by working with a close-knit and supportive team.  Your work will have immediate impact and add value every day.

Who You Are

As a senior backend / data engineer you’ve had experience processing large data sets and an enthusiasm for working with the Rust programming language.  We’re working in AWS using EMR/Athena to process data using SQL, and an in-house Rust orchestration system that understands data set time series, dependencies, and validity.  Ideally you’ve had some experience with sourcing, extracting, transforming, and loading data, you are able to translate business requests into database design. You understand the value and benefit of solid data practices and how to translate that into satisfied business partners.  You enjoy exploring and making sense of large data sets and get excited about learning new technologies and learning in a collaborative environment.

Minimum six years of experience with some of the following skills and technologies:

  • Knowledge and enthusiasm for working in the Rust programming language
  • Big data platforms (AWS/EMR/Athena or equivalent cloud technologies)
  • Advanced SQL scripting
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or a closely related computer technical field with 5+ years (3+ with MS) experience programming in any of: Rust, Java, Python, C++, C#, Perl, or Go

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