Senior Backend Engineer

New York, NY, United States

Eight


Role Location

  • New York, NY, United States

Employees

26 - 50 people

Address

25 W 26 Th St Fl 6
New York, NY, 10010, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Java
  • Node.js
  • C++
  • C#
  • Objective C
  • Go
  • React Native
  • AWS Lambda
  • DynamoDB
  • TypeScript
  • Tensorflow
  • PostgreSQL
  • MongoDB
  • Docker
  • BYOstack

Role Description

Eight Sleep is the first sleep fitness company. At Eight Sleep we design products at the forefront of sleep innovation. Our mission is to fuel human potential through optimal sleep. We use innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for better.

Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, we’ve raised 68 million to date. We were recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics in 2018.

Our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod is an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. It was named one of Time Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2019. We’re excited by the recognition and still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission.

That's why we are looking for our first Data Engineer to help launch a new business intelligence effort. This role will largely focus on data pipeline and data warehouse issues while also supporting advances in customer lifecycle marketing, business intelligence platform, customer lifetime value, customer segmentation, web and mobile app user flow, on-site creative analysis, A/B testing, etc.

We are seeking someone who is passionate about designing, implementing, and supporting an analytical data infrastructure that provides ad-hoc access to large datasets and computing power in an entrepreneurial environment. The ideal candidate also has a passion for health tech and wellness.

How you will contribute:

Join the Lead Data Engineer to strategize and execute a data architecture and infrastructure to meet business objectives Define and implement technical requirements, technical and data architectures for the data warehouse Lead designs and implementations in order to meet quality, performance, scale, and manageability requirements Design and manage the ETL process, including data quality and testing Design and manage the information access and delivery effort for the data warehouse Maintain high bar for data quality and understand the data needs our various source data in order to anticipate and scale our systems Own and proactively support what you put into Production

What you need to succeed: 3+ years’ experience deploying production ready data warehouse, AI, ML, and reporting tools. (e.g. Snowflake, Redshift, BigQuery, H2O.ai, OpenAI, Microsoft AI, Jupyter, Looker, etc.) An excellent understanding of computer programming, database schema design, and engineering best practices Ability to quickly establish solutions and take advantage of ML/AI technologies Experience in data warehouse environments and hands-on knowledge of cloud-based infrastructure (AWS) is desired Experience with Spark Understanding of Python, Node, Rust, C++ and more Understanding of BigQuery or other SQL engines such as Hive, Impala, Athena, or Presto Understanding of object stores such as S3 and GCS Experience with Docker and Kubernetes or AWS ECS

Bonus points for: Bachelors in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience Experience in the healthcare, wellness, and/or eCommerce / retail company or have familiarity with health data and eCommerce trends and best practices

Why you’ll love Eight Sleep: We’re a tight-knit, passionate team that’s working to improve people’s lives by improving the way they sleep Leadership is committed to employees’ wellness and career development You’ll get a better night sleep every night; all full-time employees receive the Pod Flexible, generous PTO 100% employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance Discounted gym memberships, commuter benefits Weekly team happy hours and lunches Office snacks

At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

About Eight

Our mission is to fuel human potential through better sleep. We’re the first sleep fitness company, a NYC based startup backed with $67M by Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, YCombinator, and more. We were named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2018.

We've just launched our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod. It's an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. The Pod is the first mattress to automate the sleep cycle based on users' settings for desired temperatures throughout the night, biometric sensor-driven detection of the users' behavior and sleep stage, and proprietary logic.

Company Culture

We value the ability to make a lot of things happen with the fewest amount of resources possible. No conclusions without data. Work for each other.

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