Valassis Digital is a leading digital marketing intelligence company, providing a best-in-class data management platform and unmatched targeting capabilities. The Valassis Consumer Graph™ contributes to this success by combining online and offline data with predictive and geospatial analytics to provide a 360-degree view of consumers’ lives.
We are seeking an outstanding Senior Staff Software Engineer to help build the Valassis Consumer Graph™ data products. You’ll be joining a talented team that owns creating systems for mapping and analyzing online behaviors against physical locations, measuring interest and purchase intent through analysis of online and offline data, and building the data products that pull together this combined intelligence into the Valassis Consumer Graph™
Stuff We Do
Design and implement a Scala/Spark job to efficiently map online observations to physical locations
Collaborate on a new algorithm to identify relationships between online observations
Work with the data science team to bring a python Jupyter notebook into production
Analyze third-party data to determine potential business value
Refactor existing data products to improve data loading times
Debug and resolve a key-skew issue impacting a production Spark job
Collaborate with the engineering team to solve complex problems
Design and develop high-performance data processing libraries using Scala and Apache Spark
Vocally advocate for well designed, high quality code
Provide meaningful code and design reviews
Lead initiatives that cross functional and team boundaries
Leave the codebase better than you found it
Ability to learn and apply new technologies quickly
Experience working with data using Apache Spark
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a party of a team
Experience with agile development methodologies
At least 6 years of relevant development experience
Excellent object-oriented or functional programming skills
Technologies We Use
Scala, Python, Java, Jupyter
Spark, Ignite, Kafka, PostgresSQL, Hadoop
Ansible, Rundeck, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins
WHO WE ARE
Valassis Digital is a leading digital marketing intelligence company, providing a best-in-class data management platform and online and offline targeting capabilities that fuels superior display advertising and expanded media offerings, such as in-store campaign solutions, for advertising clients. Through proprietary technology, Valassis Digital creates meaningful marketing and advertising impact for businesses – from planning, delivery, and attribution. Valassis Digital taps into meaningful, actionable insights that drive better campaign performance.
WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
Valassis has a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, dollar for dollar 401k matching and PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available; not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!
Valassis is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process.
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