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Senior Software Engineer, Data Infrastructure, Accessibility


New York; Los Angeles,US

BuzzFeed is looking for an experienced Engineer to help build the infrastructure that powers our analytics products. You will be part of a growing team and help shape the way we develop and operate production quality systems. You will report to the Director of Software Engineering, Data Infrastructure.

We offer with stock options, full benefits (401k matching), and tasty perks - including catered lunch twice a week, a well-stocked kitchen and bagel Fridays. We host team outings and special events like music breaks and summer film series.

We have engineering wide hack weeks and we value open source, giving back to the community by speaking, hosting meetups and contributing to projects we benefit from.

What you'll do:

Help guide the optimization, testing and tooling to improve data quality
Span languages as needed, depending on the data processing framework in use
Collaborate with other software engineers, ML experts, and others, taking learning and leadership opportunities that will arise every day
Collaborate with a mix of tried and true and cutting-edge technologies in a distributed ecosystem
Strong CS fundamentals
Build data expertise and own data quality for the thoughtful pipelines you build
Architect, build and launch new data models that provide thoughtful analytics to editors and engineers alike

Who you are:

You are knowledgeable about data modeling, data access, and data storage techniques
You take pride in designing beautiful, efficient systems and take design and code reviews seriously
You are passionate about helping guide decisions by providing reliable, high-quality data
Ability to write well-abstracted, reusable code components
Experience with Go and Python

Life at BuzzFeed:

At BuzzFeed, we believe our work benefits from the diverse perspectives of our employees. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment. As a BuzzFeed employee, you can expect:

* A supportive, inclusive atmosphere on a team that values your contributions * Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning Team, Employee Resource Groups, and more * An attractive compensation package, including salary and equity * A generous and well-rounded benefits program featuring PTO and unlimited sick time, comprehensive medical benefits, a family leave policy, access to mental health platforms, retirement plans, gym and wellness discounts, and much more * No shortage of snacks, catered lunches, beverages, birthday treats... even leftovers from the Tasty kitchens in LA and NYC!

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