Software Engineer - Experimentation Platform



Company Description

Etsy is the global marketplace for unique and creative goods. We build, power, and evolve the tools and technologies that connect entrepreneurs with buyers around the world. Etsy, Inc.'s 'house of brands' portfolio has expanded to now include four individually distinct ecommerce brands – Etsy, fashion resale marketplace Depop, musical instrument marketplace Reverb, and Brazil-based handmade goods marketplace Elo7. As an Etsy employee, you’ll tackle unique problems alongside talented coworkers committed to Keeping Commerce Human. We're large enough that you'll focus on meaningful, complex challenges, but small enough that you can make a rewarding impact.

Job Description

Etsy is seeking a skilled full-stack engineer with a strong interest in working with data at scale to join our experimentation platform initiative.

About Experimentation Platform

The Experimentation Platform team is tasked with improving Etsy’s A/B testing tools and experiment ecosystem, which are critical for the company’s product development success. Teams across Etsy use the experimentation platform to learn, make product decisions, and measure the impact of new features. We work in Scala, SQL, Java, PHP, Python and Javascript frameworks such as React; with big data frameworks like Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, Airflow, Vertica, Looker and Google Cloud products such as Dataproc, Dataflow and BigQuery. Experience with any of these is helpful but not required.

The team is part of the Data Technology organization, which builds systems and infrastructure for collecting, storing, and analyzing huge sets of data in batch and streaming pipelines. We value curiosity, enthusiasm, responsibility and generosity of spirit.

About the Role

  • Help to improve Etsy’s experimentation platform, including experiment bucketing, event logging, our offline data processes, and web UI for data visualization
  • Participate in developing innovative solutions to complex business problems such as experiment setup, data collection and visualization
  • Collaborate with team members to dig into issues with experiment setup and data collection

This is a full-time role located in our Brooklyn offices but we are open to remote candidates. Etsy offers three different work modes to meet the variety of needs and preferences of our team: Flex mode for candidates who are comfortable traveling to an office location 2+ times per week, Remote mode, and Office-based mode. Learn more about our flexible work modes and vaccination policy here.


About You

  • You want to work on large-scale data problems and full-stack development
  • You gravitate towards hard problems. You are proactive about trying different approaches and use data to drive decision-making
  • You are a committed bug hunter
  • You take pride in owning work from ideation through completion
  • You write understandable, testable code by default with an eye toward maintainability

Additional Information

What's Next

If you're interested in joining the team at Etsy, please send a cover letter and resume telling us why you'd be right for the position. As you've hopefully seen already, Etsy is a place that values individuality and variety. We don't want you to be like everyone else -- we want you to be like you! So write to us and tell us what you're all about.

Our Promise

At Etsy, we believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace makes us a more relevant, more competitive, and more resilient company. We encourage people from all backgrounds, ages, abilities, and experiences to apply. Etsy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or caregiver status, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application and interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. While Etsy supports visa sponsorship, sponsorship opportunities may be limited to certain roles and skillsets.

For U.S. roles only:

Many Etsy roles are open to remote candidates, and you'll be able to identify which ones within the location header of each job description. We're open to remote hires from all U.S. states except Hawaii and Alaska. For candidates who will work remotely from Colorado, visit this link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act.
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