Software Engineer, Data - Ziff Media Group

Engineering Austin, Texas


Position at Ziff Davis

The Data and Analytics team at Ziff Media Group creates reporting and analytics tools that are helping us transform into a data-driven organization. Over the last 8 years we’ve built a stack that brings in data from all our websites and partners, and turns it into custom reports that drive our daily decision making for everything from paid search to content creation. Now we’re working on a new data platform based on Snowflake which will provide data exploration and visualization with Looker, and power better, faster decisions across the company.

As a Software Engineer on the team, you’ll work on maintaining and improving our existing systems and helping to create the next generation of our data and analytics platform. 

Tech We Use
  • Ruby (and Rails), Scala (and Akka)
  • Postgres, Snowflake
  • Scala Spark on Databricks
  • Google Analytics 360
  • Kafka
  • Looker
Role Requirements
  • 2+ years professional programming experience as part of a team
  • High proficiency with relational databases, SQL, and data modelling
  • Experience with data processing, e.g. ELT, data warehousing, query performance
  • Excellent communication skills, both technical and non-technical
  • Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • College degree
Bonus Qualifications
  • Programming experience in Scala and/or Ruby
  • Functional programming knowledge
  • Education in mathematics, particularly statistics
  • Basic HTML/CSS/JavaScript programming ability
  • Experience with GA360, Snowflake, Spark, Kafka, and other data technologies