Snap Inc.

Data Engineer, 5+ Years of Experience

Job description

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and its AR glasses, Spectacles.

Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!

We’re looking for a Data Engineer on our Data Insights and Governance team!

What you’ll do:

  • Work closely with stakeholders in engineering, finance, sales, marketing, strategy, and governance to make high quality datasets available to consumers in a timely manner
  • Develop data pipelines adhering with privacy and governance principles
  • Become familiar with our data consumption portals and their capabilities
  • Build expertise and ownership of data quality for supported domains
  • Build tooling and implement systems to overcome limitations of the data consumption portals when appropriate
  • Drive adoption of the data sets you’ve produced

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience in building data pipelines to serve reporting needs
  • Experience owning all or part of a team roadmap
  • Ability to prioritize requests from multiple stakeholders in disparate domains
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex projects to non-technical stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics, or a related field, or equivalent years of experience in a relevant field
  • 5+ year experience in SQL or similar languages
  • 5+ years development experience in at least one object-oriented or scripting language (Python, Java, Scala, etc)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Hands on experience with Google BigQuery
  • Experience in version control systems such as Git
  • Data architecture and warehousing experience
  • Experience leading a small team of data or software engineers
  • Experience with Airflow
  • Experience in ETL / Data application development


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

  • Zone A (CA, WA, NYC): The base salary range for this position is $205,000 - 295,000 annually
  • Zone B: The base salary range for this position is $195,000 - 280,000 annually
  • Zone C: The base salary range for this position is $174,000 - $251,000 annually

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs

Default Together Policy at Snap. At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office at least 80% of the time (an average of 4 days per week).

If you are not based in the same location(s) listed for this role and are open to relocation, we encourage you to apply to take advantage of our generous relocation policy.

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

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