TBS – Data Engineering
At Lyft, our mission is to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation. To do this, we start with our own community by creating an open, inclusive, and diverse organization.
Here at Lyft, Data is the only way we make decisions. It is the core of our business, helping us create a transportation experience for our customers and providing insights into the effectiveness of our product launch & features.
This team focuses on supporting our business by building the data transport, collection, and storage that powers our Transit, Bikes, and Scooters business. We are looking for a Data Engineer to build scalable solutions, leveraging their data expertise and our technology stack to provide timely, accurate data for our internal and external customers. You will have the opportunity to be a member of a new, growing part of our micro mobility platform. This role will involve collaborating with product managers, external stakeholders, GMs, engineers, and data scientists to gather and translate requirements into solutions, ensuring that data-driven decisions are at the core of our business.
This role reports to the Engineering Manager.
Owner of core company data pipelines, responsible for scaling up data processing flow to meet the rapid data growth at Lyft
Evolve data model and data schema based on business and engineering needs
Implement systems tracking data quality and consistency
Develop tools supporting self-service data pipeline management (ETL)
SQL and MapReduce job tuning to improve data processing performance
Write well-crafted, well-tested, readable, maintainable code
Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and distribute knowledge
Unblock, support and communicate with internal & external partners to achieve results
5+ years of relevant professional experience
Experience with Hadoop (or similar) Ecosystem (MapReduce, Yarn, HDFS, Hive, Spark, Presto, Pig, HBase, Parquet)
Proficient in at least one of the SQL languages (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SqlServer, Oracle)
Good understanding of SQL Engine and able to conduct advanced performance tuning
Strong skills in scripting language (Python, Ruby, Bash)
2+ years of experience with workflow management tools (Airflow, Oozie, Azkaban, UC4)
Comfortable working directly with data analytics to bridge Lyft’s business goals with data engineering
Extended health and dental coverage options, along with life insurance and disability benefits
Mental health benefits
Family building benefits
Access to a Health Care Savings Account
In addition to provincial observed holidays, team members get 15 days paid time off, with an additional day for each year of service
4 Floating Holidays each calendar year prorated based off of date of hire
10 paid sick days per year regardless of province
18 weeks of paid parental leave. Biological, adoptive, and foster parents are all eligible
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This role will be in-office on a hybrid schedule — Team Members will be expected to work in the office 3 days per week on Mondays, Thursdays and a team-specific third day. Additionally, hybrid roles have the flexibility to work from anywhere for up to 4 weeks per year.