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App Annie

Reinventing market data and business intelligence products for the apps and digital content economy.

Big Data Engineer
Beijing, CN
Job Description / Skills Required

App Annie delivers data and insights to succeed in the app economy.

What can you tell your friends when they ask you what you do?

You will participate to the development that creates the world's #1 app stores analytics service.

Together with the team you will build out new product features and applications using agile methodologies and open source technologies.

You will work directly with Product Manager, Software Architects, Data Scientists, and will be on the front lines of coding new and exciting analytics and data mining products.

How will you be doing this?

Design and implement complex product components based on requirements with possible technical solutions.

Write data analysis and statistic program in Big Data ecosystem (Spark, Pig, Elasticsearch, Presto, Hive, Storm, etc) with a commitment to maintaining high quality work while being confident in dealing with data mining challenges.

Get up to speed in the machine learning domain, implementing analysis components in a distributed computing environment with instruction from Data Scientists.

Be comfortable conducting detailed discussions with Data Scientists regarding specific questions related to specific data models.

Communicate well and clearly with teams oversea in both oral and written English.

Becoming better at what you do every day.

What will you bring to the team?

You are a proficient engineer with 2+ years Linux environment development experience

Proficient experience in shell script and SQL.

Proficient programming experience in Python; Pandas and Sklearn is a big plus.

Experience and knowledge of Hadoop ecosystem and NoSql database (Must: Mapreduce, HDFS, Pig or Spark, Hive; Plus: Storm, Kafka, Elasticsearch).

Background of data mining and machine learning domain, familiar with common algorithms and libs is a big plus.

Passion for cloud computing and distributed systems.

Good ability of communication.

Good English spoken and written skills. You will need to be able to work with Western managers in a bilingual environment.

Major in Math or Computer Science

Energy and creativity are key characteristics that describe you and the projects you are involved. You make it happen. Boom!

You’re an app fanatic, positively curious and a technology enthusiast.

What are employees saying about App Annie?

“App Annie gives me a big imagination in mobile internet and my career development.”

“App Annie is like our home, we all feel comfortable and free to work here.”

What do we offer?

Competitive compensation.

All the tech tools you need to succeed

Free breakfast & lunch, snacks, fruit, good coffee and other delicious treats to keep you well fed.

16 days of paid leave, so long as you promise to come back!

Great social & labor insurance packages to fit your needs to ensure you’re happy and healthy.

Commuter benefits that make getting to and from work a breeze.

Working a little later? We’ll cover your dinner and ride home.

Employee referral bonuses so you’ll get the opportunity to work with friends (and get some extra cash in your pocket!).

Why choose App Annie?

App Annie delivers the most trusted app data and insights for your business to succeed in the global app economy. Over 1,000,000 registered members rely on App Annie to better understand the app market, their businesses and the opportunities around them. The company is headquartered in San Francisco with 450 employees across 15 global offices. App Annie has received $157 million in financing, including from investors such as, Greenspring Associates, Greycroft Partners, IDG Capital Partners, Institutional Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. Learn more at

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