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Slack Technologies Inc. Sr. Software Engineer, Data in Denver, Colorado

Sr. Software Engineer, DataSlack is looking for a data engineer to join our Data Tools team. The teamprovides Data Scientists and other advanced data users the tools they need toaccelerate insights generation and enable informed product decisions. Youshould have deep technical skills, be comfortable contributing to a growingBI platform, be product-focused, and be excited about creating a strongdata-driven culture within the company. You are also independent, andexcited about having a big impact at Slack. You are able to have a North Starvision in defining the direction the team is heading towards.Our Software Engineers push the limits of our data warehouse, businessintelligence tools and experimentation platform. You will lead and scale theteam to help empower the entire Slack product org to become more data-driven.This team works with Product engineers, ADU (Advance Data Users) andData analysts to optimize logging, generate dashboards to track exposuremetrics, etc. You will help power analytics for advanced data users acrossProduct and Engineering, Sales, and more.What you will be doingDesigning and implementing the re-engineering and re-architecting efforts onour data visualization platform to build a highly resilient and reliableplatform to work well within SLA limitsPartnering with Advance Data Users (ADU), Analysts and Product teams tounderstand current and future data needs around logging, experiments andtracking/rollout of the sameFinding potential opportunities for building new tools to scale and provideself-service solutionsChampioning UI that leverages UI frameworks in Javascript/ReactFocusing on release automation, making use of technologies like Docker,Kubernetes for the CI/CD pipelineIdentify, document and promote data engineering best practices throughoutSlackWhat you should have4+ years of experience working in data architecture, analytics, and BI toolingPossess solid computer science fundamentals: data structures,algorithms, and distributed systemsExperience building or utilizing large-scale data pipelines professionallywith Big data technologies like Airflow, Kafka, MapReduce, Hadoop,Hive, Presto, Spark and Visualization toolsDemonstrated skills with Python, Java or ScalaTechnical knowledge and proficiency with SQL to perform data acquisition,segmentation, and aggregation from varied data sourcesFamiliarity with SDLC and Agile methodologyKnowledge of AWS technologies like S3, EMR, Lambda or similar is a plusExcellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, andability to effectively collaborate with technical and business partnersA Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field,or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experienceSlack is registered as an employer in many, but not all, states. If youare not located in or able to work from a state where Slack is registered,you will not be eligible for employment.Visa sponsorship may not be availablein certain remote locations.Visa sponsorship is not available for candidates living outside the country ofthis position.Slack has transformed business communication. It's the leading channel-basedmessaging platform, used by millions to align their teams, unify theirsystems, and drive their businesses forward. Only Slack offers a secure,enterprise-grade environment that can scale with the largest companies in theworld. It is a new layer of the business technology stack where people canwork together more effectively, connect all their other software tools andservices, and find the information they need to do their best work. Slack iswhere work happens.Ensuring a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other iscore to Slack's values. We welcome people of different backgrounds,experiences, abilities and perspectives. We are an equal opportunityemployer and a pleasant and supportive place to work.Come do the best work of your life here at Slack."""U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment Information (Completion is volun