Data Engineer Jobs in San Diego, CA at GoFundMe

Title: Data Engineer

Company: GoFundMe

Location: San Diego, CA

Salary: $80K – $100K*

Category: Consumer Technology

Job Description

Do you believe that people with compassion will support one another to create a better world? Well, we do! GoFundMe is the largest social fundraising community in the world and is just getting started. With over $9 billion raised from more than 120 million donations, GoFundMe is the largest social fundraising community in the world and is just getting started.

Data is at the center of all decisions and strategy at GoFundMe.The Data Engineer will be a key part of our growing platform engineering team to help build scalable data platforms that enable business analytics, data science and data products, resulting in driving business growth toward a global culture of peer-to-peer giving. This role requires technical expertise in a wide variety of technologies to develop and own our enterprise data warehouse, sourcing data from various databases/web APIs and integrate data with external systems. If you are interested in working in a fast paced environment and like being challenged with fun data problems to solve, come join us in our Los Angeles or San Diego offices.

The Job…

Develop and maintain enterprise data warehouse (in Amazon Redshift)

Create and manage ETL data pipelines (sourcing data from databases, streaming data, various web APIs, etc.)

Integrate data from data warehouse into 3rd party tools to make data actionable

Develop and maintain REST API endpoints for data science products

Provide ongoing maintenance and enhancements to existing data warehouse solutions

Ensure data quality through automated testing

Collaborate with analysts, engineers and business users to design solutions

Research innovative technologies and make continuous improvements


3+ years as a data engineer designing, developing and maintaining enterprise data warehouse solutions consisting of structured and unstructured data

Proficiency with building data pipelines using ETL/data preparation tools

Experience with web APIs and data integrations across internal and external systems

Expertise in writing and optimizing SQL queries

Knowledge of Python, Java, C++ or other scripting languages

Experience with Spark and Scala

Good understanding of database architecture and best practices

Understanding of data science and machine learning technologies a plus

Experience with event tracking is a plus

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

Why youll love it here…

Your work has real purpose and will be helping to change lives. Really.

We’re a fun, close team of people with a work-hard, play-hard mentality.

Our Gives Back program allots employees $1,000 per month to donate to the campaign of their choice.

We have a fully stocked kitchen and “MegaFridge”.

We’re happy to pay for superb talent, offer full benefits and issue bonuses.

We’re growing fast! We’ve got some incredible opportunities ahead.

More about GoFundMe…

GoFundMe is changing the way the world gives. Every day friends, family, and members of the community come together to support one another and the causes they care about most. Our campaigners have raised over $5 billion for medical expenses, education, community projects, sports, emergencies, pets and other personal causes and life events–making us the world’s largest crowdfunding platform.

GoFundMe has assembled one of the best teams to go build the next leading consumer Internet company – including leaders from LinkedIn, Intuit, Groupon, …


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