Big Data Engineer


United States Remote

Full time

$100-135k (annually)

Mar 3

Love cutting-edge tech? We do too.

At Epsilon, we do more than collect and store data. We help some of the world’s biggest brands discover real opportunities inside the data types, delimiters and decimals.

We’re looking for an experienced Big Data Engineer to help with work centering around the most critical applications that manage client data and data privacy platforms. The Data Engineer will focus on designing, developing, and supporting all of our data solutions, and this role specifically focused around the data part of our systems. This person will work closely with business leads to design and build innovative solutions.

What you’ll do:

  • Build, review and improve new and existing data pipelines, improve data structure and availability
  • Participate in design, development, and implementation of robust, high volume data-oriented solutions with big data technologies (Python, Spark, Hadoop, etc.).
  • Works independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignment to find solutions to existing problems.
  • Responsible for creating re-useable processes that help implement each solution.
  • Having broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways.
  • Works with stakeholders to understand the business needs and gather requirements to develop appropriate solutions. Prepares business and technical documentation.

About you:

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously and manage time efficiently
  • Able to do your best work in a team setting and autonomously
  • Owns a problem to the end
  • Proud to share in team’s success
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Wants to grow a career with a great company.

What you’ll bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, related technical discipline or equivalent experience is required
  • 3+ years of experience as a Big Data Engineer or in a similar role
  • Experience with big data technologies is required (Python, Hadoop, Spark, etc.)
  • Knowledge of data management fundamentals and data storage principles
  • Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and building ETL pipelines
  • Proficiency in Python and Spark required.
  • Experience with SQL and relational database development is required.
  • Extensive experience working in a Unix environment is a must.
  • Excellent analytic skills, deadline focused, detail oriented, well organized, and self-motivated.
  • Experience writing Unix Shell Scripts is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Maven and Git
  • Proven success in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe data modeling decisions and data engineering strategy
  • Knowledge of software engineering best practices across the development lifecycle, including agile methodologies, coding standards, code reviews, source management, build processes, testing, and operations

Salary: $100,000 – $135,000

Additional Information

When you’re one of us, you get to run with the best. For decades, we’ve been helping marketers from the world’s top brands personalize experiences for millions of people with our cutting-edge technology, solutions and services. Epsilon’s best-in-class identity gives brands a clear, privacy-safe view of their customers, which they can use across our suite of digital media, messaging and loyalty solutions. We process 400+ billion consumer actions each day and hold many patents of proprietary technology, including real-time modeling languages and consumer privacy advancements. Thanks to the work of every employee, Epsilon has been consistently recognized as industry-leading by Forrester, Adweek and the MRC. Positioned at the core of Publicis Groupe, Epsilon is a global company with more than 8,000 employees around the world. Check out a few of these resources to learn more about what makes Epsilon so EPIC:

Great People Deserve Great Benefits

We know that we have some of the brightest and most talented associates in the world, and we believe in rewarding them accordingly. If you work here, expect competitive pay, comprehensive health coverage, and endless opportunities to advance your career.

Epsilon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Epsilon’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on actual or perceived race, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy), marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, religion, creed, color, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. Epsilon also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

Epsilon will provide accommodations to applicants needing accommodations to complete the application process.

For San Francisco Bay and Los Angeles Areas: Epsilon will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and San Francisco Police Code Sections 4901-4919, commonly referred to as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 

Applicants with criminal histories are welcome to apply.



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