Data Engineer

Fetch Rewards (View all Jobs)

Birmingham, AL

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Interview Process

1. Short take-home project 2. 50 min screening interview that includes discussion of project 3. 5 hr (w/ breaks) final interview that involves speaking with your future manager and a non-technical product manager, a real-world coding problem, and high-level and low-level system design problems.

Programming Languages Mentioned

Python, SQL, Java


What we’re building and why we’re building it. 

There’s a reason Fetch is ranked top 10 in Shopping in the App Store. Every day, millions of people earn Fetch Points buying brands they love. From the grocery aisle to the drive-through, Fetch makes saving money fun. We’re more than just a build-first tech unicorn. We’re a revolutionary shopping platform where brands and consumers come together for a loyalty-driving, points-exploding, money-saving party.

Join a fast-growing, founder-led technology company that’s still only in its early innings. Ranked one of America’s Best Startup Employers by Forbes two years in a row, Fetch is building a people-first culture rooted in trust and accountability. How do we do it? By empowering employees to think big, challenge ideas, and find new ways to bring the fun to Fetch. So what are you waiting for? Apply to join our rocketship today!

Fetch is an equal employment opportunity employer.

The Role:

We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our team and help us build and maintain our real-time data pipelines that process terabytes of data each day. You’ll be working on a small, multi-functional team that may include other engineers, a designer, product manager, data scientist and other roles. Success in this role requires the ability to take on challenging problems and develop an amazing solution with little to no assistance.

Scope of Responsibilities:

  • Develop event based real-time data pipelines that filter, join, sort, and manipulate data into useful aggregations
  • Ability to write efficient and scalable code in a variety of programming languages
  • Have a strong understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Understand the complexities of distributed systems and how to design systems that are resilient to failures
  • Identify and fix performance bottlenecks in high throughput pipelines
  • Effective communication, including the ability to translate and explain technical issues to non-technical team members

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Python, Go, Java, or other programming skills
  • Document and relational databases (DynamoDB, Mongo, Postgres, MySQL)
  • In-memory data stores and caches (Redis, Memcache)
  • Version control system (Git)
  • Messages queue and event streaming (Kafka, Kinesis, Redis Streams, SNS, SQS)
  • A propensity towards quality by leveraging unit tests, integration tests, and telemetry 
  • Comfortable presenting and challenging technical decisions in a peer review environment
  • Continuous development

At Fetch, we'll give you the tools to feel healthy, happy and secure through:

  • Equity for everyone
  • 401k Match: Dollar-for-dollar match up to 4%.
  • Benefits for humans and pets: We offer comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans for everyone including your pets.
  • Continuing Education: Fetch provides Ten Thousand per year in education reimbursement.
  • Employee Resource Groups: Take part in employee-led groups that are centered around fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace through events, dialogue and advocacy. The ERGs participate in our Inclusion Council with members of executive leadership.
  • Paid Time Off: On top of our flexible PTO, Fetch observes 9 paid holidays, including Juneteenth and Indigenous People’s Day, as well as our year-end week-long break. 
  • Robust Leave Policies: 18 weeks of paid parental leave for primary caregivers, 12 weeks for secondary caregivers, and a flexible return to work schedule.  
  • Hybrid Work Environment: Collaborate with your team in one of our stunning offices in Madison, Birmingham, or Chicago. Or you can work fully remotely from anywhere in the US. We’ll ensure you are equally equipped with the hardware and software you need to get your job done in the comfort of your home. 

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