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Optimizely // tools for A/B testing & personalization
Engineering, Full Time       Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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  Company Description

Optimizely is the world's leader in customer experience optimization, allowing businesses to dramatically drive up the value of their digital products, commerce & campaigns through its best in class experimentation software platform. By replacing digital guesswork with evidence-based results, Optimizely enables product & marketing professionals to accelerate innovation, lower the risk of new features, & drive up the return on investment from digital by up to 10X. Over 26 of the Fortune 100 companies choose Optimizely to power their global digital experiences. Optimizely's impressive customer list includes eBay, FOX, IBM, The New York Times & many more global enterprises.

Job Description

At Optimizely, the Data Platform is the core foundation driving all our Experimentation & Personalization products that directly impact the customer experience. The Platform is leveraged across all product lines from spanning Analytics, Targeting, Recommendations & large-scale Ingestion. This platform, based primarily on the Hadoop Ecosystem on AWS, processes billions of events a day & we've built many sophisticated data pipelines that can power a variety of analytical queries at web scale.

We are looking for a strong Senior Distributed Systems Engineer to build cutting-edge capabilities on the Data Platform for our rapidly growing enterprise customer base.

This is a unique opportunity for you to shape the future of Optimizely's Data Platform.

  • You willscale & operatebusiness-critical services that are built on cutting-edge technologies such as Apache Kafka, Samza & HBase at web scale.

  • You will build highly scalable systems & services that ingest, deduplicate, count, aggregate, store, & archive billions of events as well as serve real-time analytics insights.

  • You'llengineer solutions that need to work at enterprise grade for our customers that send us their user activity events at web scale (6B+ & multiple TB/day).

  • Examples of projects you'll work on: a true Lambdaarchitecture for large-scale, real-time querying, real-time server-side enrichment of events for top-notch client (browser) performance with Optimizely, identity inference, new analytical capabilities, etc.

  • You have experience buildingdata-centricapplications in a web-scale environmentwith scale, operability, & performance in mind.

  • You've worked on systems leveraging Amazon Web Services (AWS) services. Hands-on development & deployment experience with Open Data platforms like Apache Hadoop, HBase or Spark would be a big plus.

  • You have strong development experience with Unix/Linux systems & the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) environments with solidtroubleshootingandproblem-solvingskills.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills & ability to work well in a diverse, team-focused environment with other engineers, Product Managers, Site Reliability Operations etc.

Additional Information


  • Medical insurance premiums covered at 100% for employee & dependents with very low co-pay & deductible. HMO, PPO, & HSA options available
  • Full dental coverage including orthodontics
  • Full vision coverage including contacts
  • Wellness Grant
  • Commuter & transportation benefits
  • Catered in-office lunch & dinner on weekdays
  • Unlimited vacation policy & seventeen weeks of paid parental leave
  • 401k benefit
  • Working with a great team & having a huge impact!

At Optimizely, we embody inclusion & embrace diversity. Optimizely is an equal opportunity employer & makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Optimizely prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, nationality, citizenship, age, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, or any other unlawful consideration.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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