Software Engineer - Data Platform

Ankara Office

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About The Role
 
Our mission at Udemy is to improve lives through learning. Today, more than 40 million students around the world are advancing their careers and passions by mastering new skills on Udemy.
 
Are you excited about building a DataMesh platform on a global scale? Do you want to build a self-service, highly scalable platform to power Udemy’s groundbreaking AI, ML, and data products? Udemy’s Data org is looking for self-driven, creative DataMesh platform engineers passionate about changing the world by democratizing online education.
 
We are building highly available, scalable data infrastructure, services, tools, and libraries that will serve critical data discovery, ML/data pipeline development & deployment, data security & compliance, and self-healing data operational needs.
 
Come join us and play a key role in developing and driving the adoption of our DataMesh, data-centric micro-services, data engineering and ML platform.
 
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
  • Design, build and manage a scalable, self service and robust data platform 
  • Collaborate with data scientists and engineers to solve complex data problems at scale
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies that improve performance, maintainability and elegance of our infrastructure
  • Contribute to a team culture that values inclusiveness and quality while fostering innovation
  • Mentor junior engineers

We’re excited about you because you have: 

  • 3+ years of experience in Java, Scala, Python, Rust or equivalent programming language
  • Strong grasp of object-oriented design patterns, algorithms and data structures
  • Experience with agile development methodologies & test-driven development (TDD)
  • Deep expertise in distributed data systems - HDFS, Yarn, Spark, Presto, Kafka
  • Experience building batch and realtime data pipelines with Airflow, dbt, Kafka Streams/Spark Structured Streaming/Druid/Flink
  • Exposure to data catalog open source projects like DataHub, Lyft Amundsen, OpenMetadata etc
  • Exposure to BI tools and notebook solutions - Apache Superset, Looker, Mode, AWS Sagemaker, Databricks
  • Experience with container systems (e.g., Docker) and container orchestration (e.g. ECS/EKS, Kubernetes)
  • Self-starter, quick learner and a great team player
  • Strong communication skills with demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Great if you have but not required:

  • Working experience in AWS, Google Cloud or Azure
  • Working experience with Databricks, AWS S3, EMR, Athena, Redshift, Snowflake
  • Experience in ML Ops
  • Active contributions to open source projects 
  • Experience in Terraform and Ansible

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