Data Engineer at Glowforge (Seattle, WA)

Data Engineer at Glowforge (Seattle, WA)

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Location: Seattle, WA
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-01-21 05:01:13

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At Glowforge, we help people bring home the future and make it their own. Our printer uses a laser to carve and engrave products from raw materials like wood, leather, acrylic – even cardboard. Take a look and see for yourself.

We build magical products to delight our customers, and we do it while taking care of each other. We hire people who are outstanding at what they do, who thrive in tight-knit teams, and who want to make things that make a difference.

Together, we've built a product we're incredibly proud of, and the reward has been incredible growth.We work together because we believe in the power of creativity. We believe we can bring about a future where anyone can print anything.

We'd love to have you join us.

This is a full-time role in Seattle, and we are happy to help new employees relocate to this wonderful city.

Why We Need You

One of the unusual things about the Glowforge architecture is that we moved many of the hard engineering problems from hardware to software and the software from device to the cloud. This means that our cloud service does the heavy lifting for features like alignment and autofocus, making what was once a tedious and error-prone process, fabulous and simple to use. It also makes it dead easy to diagram, draw, or doodle your invention and print it directly to wood, acrylic, fabric, leather, or paper. That software generates a tremendous amount of data that we use to create, improve, and polish new product experiences for our customers.Our company succeeds only through insight and vision. Our data is precious, but it’s worthless without you. You create the tools that allow us to see.

Here’s what you’ll be doing

You will build products that are immediately deployed to help our company better understand and serve our customers and are used to radically improve the performance of our products! That is what this team of diverse, innovative, forward-thinking developers do as they create solid and effective data pipelining, warehousing, and analytical tools.

You will work with our internal tools & data team, analyzing and developing the different data needs; having a deep impact in the way we operate our data infrastructure and data workflows. You will have a tremendous influence on the everyday productivity of other teams, as the tools and processes you will work on will profoundly improve their effectiveness.

You will partner with people across the organization to understand business needs and deploy strategic solutions to address those needs.

You need these qualifications

  • You understand how data can impact every aspect of a business and are familiar with different architectures and approaches that are used to collect, transform, analyze, and synthesize data.
  • You have an infectious passion for data which is proven in the tools you've built and the way you help others understand the power of data.
  • You have a 4 year degree or equivalent experience and at least 3 years industry experience

It would be nice if ...

  • You’re a passionate builder, crafter, or maker.
  • You’ve worked in and/or understand the challenges of a start-up.
  • You care deeply about customer experience and ease of use.
  • You are skilled in modern web technologies, including Node.js, React, and Ruby/Rails.

Send us a resume or a link to whatever showcases your skills the best. If a resume isn’t handy, a LinkedIn profile or GitHub account is fine.

There's one more, very important thing. We are an equal opportunity employer. We search for amazing people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We take care of each other to create an inclusive work environment where we love to come to work every day. We'd be happy to provide reasonable accommodations to help you apply - just email us at [email protected] We hope you can join us.