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Drawbridge helps brands have seamless conversations with consumers.

Sr. SPARK Engineer
San Mateo, CA, US
Job Description / Skills Required

Are you passionate about Big Data? This is a great opportunity for an outstanding candidate who wants to work with top notch engineers and is interested in building smart, scalable systems using Hadoop stack technologies! The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of MapReduce and the Hadoop stack . We are making decisions and predicting the future with data - if you want to work on bleeding-edge technology, handling tens of billions of transactions a day, this may be the opportunity for you!"

About Drawbridge

Drawbridge is the leading digital identity company, building patented cross-device technology that fundamentally changes the way brands connect with people. In fact, Drawbridge coined the term “cross-device” and has been a pioneer in cross-device identity. The company provides visibility into how consumers interact across devices along the path to purchase, giving marketers insight into both online and offline behavior to drive better results. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley, is backed by Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, and Northgate Capital, and has been named to the CNBC Disruptor 50 list, made the Inc. 5000 list for the past two years, and was listed on the CB Insights AI 100 list of the most promising artificial intelligence companies. For more information visit

What You'll Do

Build scalable data systems using Hadoop stack technologies.

Work on the most cutting-edge cross-device technology.

Rollup data in different dimensions for analysis.

Support cross-functional groups to fulfill ad-hoc requests.

What You Bring to the Table

Experience with MapReduce or Spark over large dataset.

3-5 years hands-on experience with the Hadoop stack (e.g. MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Hbase, Spark).

Proficient knowledge in Java/C/C++.

Basic understanding of SQL.

Experience in Graph Algorithms and Graph processing engines like Neo4j, Giraph, GraphX highly desirable.

Machine Learning not required but highly desired.

Experience implementing a business intelligence or reporting system.

You have a deep understanding of CS concepts such as data structures, OOPS, and Algorithms.

Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

You are a self-starter who can work independently.

A team-player who is pleasant to work with.

Excellent verbal and written communications.

BS/MS/PhD from top school & strong aptitude toward problem solving and working with large data sets.

What’s In It For You

Contribute to a fast-paced, high-growth company that will challenge you, and which was recently featured in Forbes, Fortune, TechCrunch, and AdWeek.

Have a huge impact in the hottest growth area in digital advertising.

Get rewarded with competitive pay, benefits, and pre-IPO stock options.

Work with fun, intelligent people in a great work environment.

Enjoy gourmet coffee, free lunches, sweet & salty snacks, and keg.

Stay fit with our free on-site gym.

Free parking.

Medical (PPO and HMO options), dental, and vision coverage.

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) benefit.

Life and disability insurance.

401K savings plan.

Attractive vacation, sick, gym/health, and holiday benefits.

An excellent work culture of fun, respectful, open minds, diversity, and teamwork.

The Drawbridge “X” Factor

Sure we’ve got the usual requisite stuff like a ping pong table, foosball, an on-site gym, happy hours, brown-bag talks, free lunches, snacks, and more, but what sets Drawbridge apart is the authentic sense of community. We actually like hanging out together, whether we’re working to move the company forward, or getting to know each other a little better – in and out of the office. Our culture makes us excited to come to work, and we know that this strength helps us attract talented individuals who go above and beyond. If you’re different, you’ll fit.

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Drawbridge is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion, or any other unlawful factor. Drawbridge complies with all applicable laws, including those regarding consideration of qualified applicants with criminal histories (such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance). We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our Drawbridge participates in E-Verify.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Drawbridge does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any Drawbridge employee. Drawbridge will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered the property of Drawbridge.