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Data Engineer

San Francisco

Data Engineer

Full-time | San Francisco | California | United States


Eventbrite sold more than $1.5 billion in tickets last year, and we’re growing every day.  Our team is working to ensure the data infrastructure of Eventbrite can scale with the business. This role will help maintain data integrity and enable analytics without slowing development velocity.  In addition, we need to provide tools and schemas that enable internal and external uses of data for analytics, reporting, data science, and other business partners.


The Database Engineering Team works on the pipes that connect the various services and data stores that make up the Eventbrite websites and mobile applications.  In addition, the team is responsible for Eventbrite’s infrastructure, including ETL, the enterprise data warehouse, and reporting tools. Learn more about the team from some of our engineers.


As a Data Engineer, you’ll be a key member of a small engineering team working on Eventbrite’s data-related problems.  You’ll be instrumental in defining the scope, design, and ETL processes, and you’ll work with business users to ensure that they have accurate, reliable reporting.  

You’ll work on exciting projects that touch all parts of our data ecosystem. You’ll work with business teams to define, scope, design, and develop ETL processes in Scala or Python for the data warehouse.  Current (but evolving) technologies include Spark, Presto, Hive, Luigi, MySQL, Redis, Impala, Superset, and Tableau.


  • 5+ years of experience working as a Data Modeler/Data Architect with extensive background in data modeling and data warehousing
  • Requires solid knowledge about ETL, data architecture, data modeling and software development lifecycles
  • Deep experience with at least one RDBMS platform (Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL Server, etc.)
  • Strong background in developing complex SQL inquiries
  • Demonstrates analytical and problem solving skills, particularly as it relates to data modeling and enterprise data architecture
  • Data warehousing expertise/tools: Data Marts/ Materialized Views/Star Schema, and Erwin
  • Experience building high quality software in Python, Java, or Scala
  • Experience with at least one BI reporting tool (Tableau, MicroStrategy, Business Objects, Pentaho, Looker, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize and analyze large amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Experience designing, reviewing, implementing and optimizing data transformation processes using Big Data tools like Spark, Presto, and Hive
  • Demonstrates strong collaboration with associates within the team and business associates outside of the team
  • Passionate about live entertainment, and eager to help build Eventbrite into the world’s leading event technology platform


Eventbrite is the world’s leading event technology platform, powering more than two million live experiences each year. We build technology that allows anyone to create, share, find and attend events of all kinds. Music festivals, marathons, conferences, hackathons, political rallies, fundraisers, gaming competitions— you name it, we power it. Meet some of the team. 


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