Systems Engineer - Data

Technology Operations San Francisco, United States


Linden Lab is the creator and steward of the world’s largest, most successful, completely user-generated virtual worlds.  Managing our own virtual economy, virtual currency exchange, and virtual goods platforms, we have some of the most interesting data and analytical challenges that exist in business today.  We were pioneers in large scale, real-time data processing, and we are now building the analytics infrastructure for Sansar, the recently-launched premier next-generation VR experience platform.

What you’ll do:

  • Take a hands-on engineering leadership role for a small team of dedicated data engineers and analysts designing and building our next-generation analytics platforms
  • Work with numerous product, engineering, and devops teams on a daily basis
  • Participate in daily standups, code reviews, design discussions
  • Munge data that touches every corner of the business and product

What you need:

  • 3-5 years of experience in data-focused infrastructure development
  • Experience building systems for both structured and unstructured data
  • Expert-level Debian Linux skills
  • AWS infrastructure development experience (EC2, ECS, Docker, RDS, S3)
  • Python, SQL
  • Version control systems
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated project leadership and/or direct management experience

Bonus Points:

  • Kafka
  • Airflow
  • Java, Lua
  • GCP (APIs, GCS, PubSub, BigQuery, Dataflow, Stackdriver)
  • Fluentd / Ruby
  • InfluxDB / Grafana