Google Software Engineer - Data Services in Palo Alto, California

As part of the Data Infrastructure team at Nest, you'll be responsible for building out large-scale, distributed systems that process nearly all the data flowing through our service. We work closely with teams across the company who make use of data to drive improvements back into our products and provide helpful insights to our customers. If you're a talented engineer who enjoys challenging problems working with large data systems, we'd like to hear from you! *

The work:

  • Contribute to the design and development of Nest's core big data infrastructure, including data delivery, transformation, and storage systems

  • Deliver high-performance, reliable, and scalable systems leveraging best-of-breed big data technology

  • Diagnose problems which can only arise in a complex distributed environment

  • Support the deployment and operation of our data infrastructure across multiple environments

  • Collaborate with Engineering, Operations, Analytics, Marketing, and Business teams throughout the organization

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field

  • 2+ years in Software Engineering with Java or Scala

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience building high-quality distributed systems or backend services

  • Experience working with data processing, loading, and transformation systems (e.g. MapReduce, Spark, Dataflow)

  • Experience working with large-scale data storage systems (e.g. HDFS, BigTable, Cassandra, BigQuery)

  • Experience building high quality, large-scale, distributed systems using Java, Scala, C++, or Python

  • Solid system design, problem solving and data analysis skills

  • Desire to learn more and fill your knowledge gaps of any of the technologies listed above!

At Nest, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Nest is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.