Data Engineer
at vidIQ
Software DeveloperFull TimeAnywhere
Imagine a product that reached over a million users without a sales team. That same product is at the edge of where careers are headed, where every person becomes their own brand with limitless growth potential ahead. That's the opportunity at vidIQ – an infinite market, a large and highly engaged customer base, and the chance to help build and scale vidIQ's data engine that drives insights for millions of creators.


Why this Role? Why vidIQ?

  1. Join a truly global, remote team: Work from anywhere! Have co-workers all around the world. Get the opportunity to travel for events and company meet-ups.
  2. Leave better than you came in: We are always learning at vidIQ. We learn by doing. We learn from each other — and we are incentivized to attend conferences, obtain certifications, and take training courses.
  3. Build the future with us: In today’s ever-changing world of technology, video is coming in fast and hard to dominate both the entertainment and marketing space. With multiple devices to choose from — from mobile to tablet, desktop to streaming video on our televisions, more and more people are not only using video to make purchasing decisions, but also changing the way they receive their entertainment.
  4. Tackle our most interesting and impactful problems: We are setting precedents and coming up against challenges no one has seen before. You will need to be resourceful and creative. You will not be bored!
  5. Right time, right place: We are small enough that you will have true ownership and the feel of a close-knit team. But, we are established enough to have hit profitability and product-market fit, which gives us a fun and challenging field to play on!

Company Mission

We want to empower Creators. We help creators on their journey to being better video creators through tools and training.Just about every single human on this planet loves to listen to stories, to experience them, and some to tell them. Because of the opportunity the internet gives us where people are able to build businesses while in the comfort of their own home, a lot of people are seeking this opportunity and many of them, with amazing stories, are giving up too fast. There's too much bad information out there on how creators become successful, how they build their audiences. vidIQ challenges this status quo by giving creators the tools and knowledge needed to grow their audiences faster by enabling them to uncover their own opportunities by just using vidIQ.We believe that by equipping people with the best tools and education to solve their own problems, we can tackle the whole world's problems.

The Product

The best way to understand vidIQ is to play with the product:'ve heard vidIQ described many ways. It can be the tool that you use to manage your YouTube channel, making deep analytical insights accessible that saves dozens of hours a week. When someone attends any of our live streams or academy, it's the education every creators need to be successful. We're also know as the best video keyword research tool available to many folks. At vidIQ's core, it's a tool that gives creators what they need to navigate toward the success they want to have because of the tools and education made readily available.

Job requirements

So what will you do at vidIQ in this Data Engineer role?

vidIQ is seeking a highly-motivated Senior Data Engineer with 3+ years of hands-on data engineering experience to join our growing team. The ideal candidate will be a go-getter with the ability to work independently. In this role, you will have oversight of partitioning data, building an ETL pipeline, data compaction, and AWS optimization.

You must be highly collaborative and a self-starter who is able to work in a fast-paced environment. Strong communication skills are essential in this role, as it will be integral in communicating to the back-end team where and how to implement data integration and persistence. You will also communicate to management the volumes of data we are gathering, as well as communicate the data access points and how to use this data, to the team and management.

You might be a fit if...

You have
  • 3+ years experience using Python for internal data pipelines (moving data inside AWS account)
    numpy, pandas
  • Experience with Scala - for external data pipelines (moving data from outside of AWS account into AWS account) FS2, http4s
  • Additional experience with DynamoDB, Lambda, Athena, S3, AWS GlueFamiliar with Spark (in the moment Scala only) preferred
  • Hands-on experience with data workflow orchestration (Airflow)

    urses and conferences

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