About the RoleOur customers’ data is integral to everything we do at Alloy, and powers the heart of our analytics and planning platform. As a Data Engineer at Alloy, you’ll be responsible for maintaining and improving this essential part of our systems.
What you'll do:
Work together with a highly talented and motivated team of engineers to ensure that our customers can count on Alloy’s data platform providing them data promptly and reliably every day.
Collaborate closely with customer-facing teams to build and improve integrations that expand the types and sources of data available to our customers.
Build a deep understanding of Alloy’s data models to connect and transform data from our customers’ supply chain partners to match.
Become intimately familiar with data pipelines, supply chain and logistics fundamentals and a whole host of technologies and concepts, from Python to data pipelines and cloud infrastructure. If you know these technologies in advance, great, and if not, you'll be learning as you go.
You have some academic or professional experience in processing data, e.g. writing scrapers, performing data analysis, or implementing ETL pipelines.
You care deeply about understanding the user, problems they’re trying to solve, and how they use data to do so.
You have experience in or are excited about learning one or more of the following: Python (preferred), Java or PostgreSQL.
You have experience or are interested in learning how the global supply chain works, from retail sales and inventory data to tracking of orders and shipments globally.
You have an appetite for learning and embrace ambiguity; you don’t easily give up and always look for new ways that things can be done better.
You have a genuine desire to help and work with other engineers via mentorship, pairing, and code reviews.
You value empathetic and proactive communication, especially when confronted with issues.
The platform built by our small team is relied upon by some of the largest consumer goods companies out there and as a rapidly expanding startup, there’s plenty of opportunity to make an impact and develop your career. We have three development offices in different time zones, all working on the same platform and we constantly strive to create an open, respectful and inclusive culture of communication.This is a great fit for entry-level applicants and fresh graduates. We don't expect you to be an expert to apply - if you're curious to go off the deep end on ETLs, Python, Java and retail sales and inventory data, this could be a great fit for you!About AlloyAlloy is the modern analytics and planning software solution for consumer goods brands. We empower these companies, which make the items we use, wear and consume every day, to manage supply and demand with speed and agility.Alloy is early-stage, well-funded by leading VCs, and growing. Our small team believes deeply in fostering individual ownership, iterative product development, and empathetic communication. There are many challenging problems to solve in this industry, and a huge opportunity for our software to make the global supply chain operate more effectively.We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. Alloy is committed to creating an inclusive culture, and we celebrate diversity of all kinds.