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Redefining the hotel experience through inspiring design and modern service.

Data Engineer / Senior Data Engineer

$125k – $175k AngelList Est.
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With thousands of beautiful spaces built for travel and life, Sonder is transforming the future of hospitality. Each Sonder is purposefully selected, designed and maintained - customized to reflect the vibe of its neighborhood. Whether your stay is two days, two months or two years, in a studio or a six-bedroom, Sonder ensures a unique, yet consistent experience. And with 24/7 on-demand service, crisp linens, and over 200 other quality standards, we’re taking stay further for guests all around the world.

Sonder started a little over four years ago, and now has thousands of spaces in cities across the globe.

At Sonder, you will have a unique opportunity to architect and build data infrastructure and assets from the ground up on a clean slate at a hyper growth company. You will join a world-class data engineering team as one of its early members, and will get a rare opportunity to design, build and scale some of these products from scratch. We are seeking exceptional Data Engineers who are thrilled by this challenge.



AT SONDER YOU WILL:

* Design and develop scalable platforms and processes for feature extraction, model training, and simulation
* Build and interact with large data sets to optimize manual processes and create solutions to business problems
* Build and maintain the associated data infrastructure, ETL pipelines and data assets central to machine learning and data science.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS:

* MS or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or related quantitative field
* 5+ years experience as a Data Engineer, Software Engineer, or Machine Learning Engineer with a track record of manipulating, and extracting value from large datasets
* Excellent communication skills with the ability to distill complex issues and analysis
* Experience building machine learning models at scale and a broad knowledge of machine learning APIs, tools, and open source libraries
* Strong programming and algorithmic skills (experience with python, scala c++)
* Experience within a hadoop ecosystem and related technologies including postgres, redshift, hive, kafka, MapReduce, hive, spark or presto
* Experience building micro services

We also have great benefits to make your life easier so you can focus on what you're best at:

• Competitive salary
• Generous stock option plan
• Medical, dental and vision insurance
• Unlimited vacation
• Annual free credits and discounts to stay in Sonders
• A company with a huge vision, a dynamic work environment, and a team of smart, ambitious and fun to work-with colleagues!

Depending on your location:
• Daily catered lunches
• All the coffee you can imagine
• Snack-filled kitchen

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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