Senior Data Infrastructure Engineer

Location:  US Locations; 100% Remote
Job Overview/Summary:
Trendpop is looking for a Senior Data Infrastructure Engineer to help us reverse engineer the algorithms that power virality on social media. Trendpop Core, our large-scale data infrastructure platform, ingests millions of social media posts and processes multiple terabytes per day to surface valuable insights for our customers. This person will work closely with our CTO to build the next phase of Trendpop Core infrastructure to support additional data sources, scale to the next order of magnitude, and glean smarter insights using cutting edge machine learning techniques. This person should be excited to work in a small but effective engineering team at a fast-paced startup. They will be given broad autonomy to tackle the toughest infrastructure problems we face every day!

Duties & Essential Functions:

    • Work with our CTO to design and implement the next generation of the Trendpop data infrastructure platform.
    • Collaborate with internal teammates and external customers to prioritize / adapt the backend infrastructure over time to keep up with the needs of a fast-scaling software business.
    • Partner with head of product to support the data infrastructure needs while assisting with data-related technical issues.
    • Build, design and implement required infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from various data sources.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Required Qualifications:

    • 5-7 years of industry experience with distributed systems, data infrastructure, and systems programming.
    • Experience in solving complex scaling, latency, or performance problems in high-volume distributed systems.
    • Proficiency in at least one of the systems languages (Java, C++, Go).
    • Demonstrated experience of designing a complex data infrastructure system.

Nice To Have:

    • Hands-on experience with big data/streaming technologies (e.g., Hadoop/Spark/Kafka).
    • Previous experience working in a startup engineering team / in a start up environment.
    • Familiarity with implementing and maintaining machine learning pipelines.
About Collab:
Collab is a digital talent network and entertainment studio founded in 2012 on a simple premise: We help brands leverage the creativity of our hand-picked roster of Creators, while helping those Creators build their careers making content they love. True to our name, our philosophy is that doing both of these things in collaboration with one another helps everyone win.
What does it look like when everyone wins? It looks like billions of views  month on the digital platforms that matter most: TikTok, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat and Instagram. This success has led to recognition as an Official Certified Global Partner for both TikTok and YouTube, putting us at the forefront of agencies working with these platforms.
We’re the #1 Creator network on TikTok, with a roster of over 400 TikTok stars generating more than 25 billion views per month to an audience of 1.4 billion followers. Our network has provided a launching pad for 60+ brand campaigns to date, delivering 50+ billion views for brands like Nike, Doritos, Chipotle and many more.
As a YouTube Preferred Global Partner for channel and digital rights management we’re ranked in Comscore’s Top 10 for media network size, reaching over 50% of viewers aged 18-34 on the platform. That translates into over 71 million unique and 3.5 billion monthly views, comprising 9 million hours of Collab Creator content viewed every month.
Collab on Diversity:
Collab, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity in all its forms. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, genetic information, veteran or disability status.
We believe that our team is strongest when we respect and embrace differences. Our diversity is what drives our greatest achievements.
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