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Staff Software Engineer, Data Engineering

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Job ID: 2913531

DoorDash, Inc.

San Francisco, CA; Sunnyvale, CA; Seattle, WA

About the Team

Data is at the foundation of DoorDash success. The Data Engineering team builds database solutions for various use cases including reporting, product analytics, marketing optimization and financial reporting. Team serves as the foundation for decision-making at DoorDash.

About the Role

DoorDash is looking for a Staff Software Engineer,Data to be a technical lead and help architect and scale our data reliability, data infrastructure, automation and tools to meet growing business needs.

You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…

  • Own critical data systems that support multiple products/teams
  • Develop, implement and enforce best practices for data infrastructure and automation
  • Design, develop and implement large scale, high volume, high performance data models and pipelines for Data Lake and Data Warehouse
  • Improve the reliability and scalability of our Ingestion, data processing, ETLs, Reporting tools and data ecosystem services
  • Manage a portfolio of data products that deliver high-quality, trustworthy data
  • Help onboard and support other engineers as they join the team

We’re excited about you because…

  • 8+ years of professional experience as a hands-on engineer and technical leader leading multiple projects
  • 6+ years experience working in data platform and data engineering or a similar role
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python/Kotlin/Scala
  • 4+ years of experience in ETL orchestration and workflow management tools like Airflow
  • Expert in database fundamentals, SQL, data reliability practices and distributed computing
  • 4+ years of experience with the Distributed data/similar ecosystem (Spark, Presto) and streaming technologies such as Kafka/Flink/Spark Streaming
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working with technical and non-technical teams  and knowledge of reporting tools 
  • Comfortable working in fast paced environment, self starter and self organizing
  • Ability to think strategically, analyze and interpret market and consumer information
  • You must be located near one of our engineering hubs indicated above

Compensation

The location-specific base salary range for this position is listed below.  Compensation in other geographies may vary.

Actual compensation within the pay range will be decided based on factors including, but not limited to, skills, prior relevant experience, and specific work location.  For roles that are available to be filled remotely, base salary is localized according to employee work location.  Please discuss your intended work location with your recruiter for more information.

DoorDash cares about you and your overall well-being, and that’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package, for full-time employees, that includes healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan including an employer match, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, wellbeing benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, and several paid holidays, among others.

In addition to base salary, the compensation package for this role also includes opportunities for equity grants.


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California Pay Range:
$201,900$302,900 USD
Washington Pay Range:
$201,900$302,900 USD

About DoorDash

At DoorDash, our mission to empower local economies shapes how our team members move quickly, learn, and reiterate in order to make impactful decisions that display empathy for our range of users—from Dashers to merchant partners to consumers. We are a technology and logistics company that started with door-to-door delivery, and we are looking for team members who can help us go from a company that is known for delivering food to a company that people turn to for any and all goods.

DoorDash is growing rapidly and changing constantly, which gives our team members the opportunity to share their unique perspectives, solve new challenges, and own their careers. We're committed to supporting employees’ happiness, healthiness, and overall well-being by providing comprehensive benefits and perks including premium healthcare, wellness expense reimbursement, paid parental leave and more.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company, industry, and cities. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has room at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunity to excel.

Statement of Non-Discrimination: In keeping with our beliefs and goals, no employee or applicant will face discrimination or harassment based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital/domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination and harassment based on “protected categories,” we also strive to prevent other subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (i.e., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our office. Whether blatant or hidden, barriers to success have no place at DoorDash. We value a diverse workforce – people who identify as women, non-binary or gender non-conforming, LGBTQIA+, American Indian or Native Alaskan, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latinx, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, differently-abled, caretakers and parents, and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Thank you to the Level Playing Field Institute for this statement of non-discrimination.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, and any other state or local hiring regulations, we will consider for employment any qualified applicant, including those with arrest and conviction records, in a manner consistent with the applicable regulation.

If you need any accommodations, please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection.


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