The Role: We are looking for a Data Engineer to help bootstrap a newly formed team in the Product & Engineering org.  This is a hands-on engineering role that would play a critical role in building the team from the ground up and help shape direction and decisions that are going to directly impact the trajectory of the company. This individual would be a leader in the definition and development of the data science & data engineering ecosystem at Lacework and be an integral part of product  and engineering teams to identify how data science & data engineering can be applied to scale, improve & optimize our products and engineering stack

  • Employ languages and tools like R, SQL, Python and others to build scalable data pipelines, tables and schemas to form the foundation of efficient data exploration and ML based modeling
  • Design, build and launch extremely efficient and reliable data pipelines to move data across a number of platforms including Data Warehouse, online caches and real-time systems
  • Build actionable insights, incl. real-time dashboards and visualizations to help drive critical decisions
  • Build data expertise and own data quality for your areas
  • In partnership with engineering, product and business teams, build roadmaps & goals and execute against them while balancing speed, accuracy and precision
  • Actively participate in recruiting other Data Scientists and Data Engineers and mentor new members of the team
  • Build strong cross functional partnerships
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and present work to company leadership and at company-wide events
  • Strive to use readily available, general and scalable methodologies and tools; stay current with latest tools and techniques

Minimum Qualifications

  • Degree in quantitative field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research or other related field)
  • 4+ years experience building data pipelines and /or doing quantitative analysis including experience with SQL, other programming languages (e.g, Python) or statistical/mathematical software (e.g, R, SAS, MATLAB)
  • 3+ years experience developing production software systems such as data pipelines, deployed machine learning models, or dashboards
  • Experience analyzing data to discover opportunities and address gaps.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, drive projects / analyses to conclusion with limited supervision and communicate analysis in a clear, concise and actionable manner

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (Master’s or PhD or equivalent experience) in quantitative field
  • Experience with cloud platforms like Snowflake, AWS, GCP, etc
  • Experience with anomaly/outlier detection
  • Experience querying massive datasets using Snowflake, Spark, Presto, Hive, Impala, etc.
  • Experience working in Cloud Security or Infrastructure Security
  • Experience recruiting and mentoring Data Scientists and Data Engineers
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