Software Engineer, Data Science

Location: New York, NY

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Warby Parker is a transformative fashion brand offering designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially-conscious businesses. We’re looking to hire a stellar Software Engineer to join our Data Science team and help build the next great lifestyle brand.

Since all work and no play make a dull office, we’re thoroughly committed to infusing our days with surprises, brain-stimulating activities and, when appropriate, costumes. As a team member at Warby Parker you can look forward to company outings, guest speakers, and all sorts of other goodness.


What you'll do:

  • Write, document, test, deploy and maintain SQL, Java, Python, and Pentaho ETLs
  • Implement APIs, as well as build and deploy underlying production servers
  • Build Django or Tornado micro apps to sanity check, review, and debug data
  • Automate manual or suboptimal data-related business processes and analyses
  • Participate in code reviews and help maintain high standards of code quality
  • Work with data scientists to implement tools such as recommendation and personalization engines

Who you are:

  • Appropriately scrupulous when it comes to monitoring, alerting, and proactively error-checking
  • Eager and able to learn new domains quickly
  • Strongly committed to open source software projects
  • Capable of identifying and implementing the minimal viable product and then evaluating and iterating

Qualifications:

  • 6+ years professional programming experience with at least one scripting language
  • Strong Linux and SQL skills
  • Strong experience with data modeling in one or more modern relational databases and SQL

Extra credit:

  • Data visualization skills (ideally in Django and D3)
  • Experience working with Pentaho and/or Tableau
  • Experience working in AWS, hadoop, and other big data tech (we currently use Pig)
  • Exposure to agile development methodology
  • Experience with multiple languages, web frameworks, and data stores
  • Familiar with DevOps practices and principles

Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker:

  • Health/Vision/Dental
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Flexible “My Time” vacation policy
  • Retirement savings plan (401k)
  • Commuter benefits
  • Free eyewear (discounts for friends and family!)
  • Free gym membership
  • Quarterly team outings
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