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TripIt - Senior Data Engineer Job

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Date: Oct 24, 2018

City: San Francisco, CA, US

Company: SAP

Requisition ID: 197936
Work Area: Software-Development Operations
Expected Travel: 0 - 10%
Career Status: Professional
Employment Type: Regular Full Time
Career Level: T3
Recruiter Name: Allison Miller



SAP started in 1972 as a team of five colleagues with a desire to do something new. Together, they changed enterprise software and reinvented how business was done. Today, as a market leader in enterprise application software, we remain true to our roots. That’s why we engineer solutions to fuel innovation, foster equality and spread opportunity for our employees and customers across borders and cultures.
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Position Description

The Senior Data Engineer is responsible for the data and logic that applies to TripIt’s 15+ million users. You will be the go-to person for all things data at TripIt. The successful candidate will combine a passion for software engineering with a love of data, the ability to synthesize business priorities into working systems, and great communication skills. You must also be passionate about working with new technologies and solving difficult technical problems. This position will be based in TripIt's San Francisco/SOMA office.


What You Will Be Doing:

  • Design and develop a new data platform for TripIt in AWS
  • Collaborate with the Data Science team to integrate and/or utilize data and tools
  • Build the data architecture that will enable data-driven decisions for TripIt product features
  • Advise Product and Engineering stakeholders on key performance metrics
  • Contribute in building TripIt's new backend SOA in AWS and in rolling out Tripit in new markets


What We're Looking For:

  • BSCS, BSEE, or equivalent years of work experience
  • 6+ years in a related software development role
  • 3-5 years of experience in data and/or backend engineering
  • Solid knowledge of SQL and familiarity with one or more relational databases (e.g. MySQL, Postgres, etc)
  • One or more server side scripting languages (e.g. Python, Ruby, PHP, Javascript)
  • Experience with the AWS ecosystem tools such as EC2, Lambda, Redshift, Cloudformation, EMR
  • Development experience in Apache Open Source / Big Data projects (e.g. Hadoop, Hive, Spark etc.) preferred
  • Comfortable working in a GNU Linux/Unix environment
  • Effective communication skills, focusing on presentation of technical information to non-technical team members
  • Adept in cross-team collaboration, with the ability to work autonomously, as well as with colleagues at all levels in the organization
  • Previous travel industry experience is a plus



To harness the power of innovation, SAP invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to the company.

SAP is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAP and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please send an e-mail with your request to Recruiting Operations Team (Americas: or, APJ:, EMEA: Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.

Additional Locations :

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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