BlackLine automates and controls financial close processes for midsize and large organizations.

Senior Data Engineer

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About BlackLine:
BlackLine is a global market leader in the Fintech space providing cloud technology solutions and analytics that helps companies modernize and transform Finance and Accounting financial operations with intelligent automation, ensuring more accurate and insightful financial statements and a more efficient financial close process. More than 3,700 companies around the world trust BlackLine to help ensure balance sheet integrity and confidence. 
Who You Are:

We are looking for a self-driven, detail-oriented, and passionate engineer to come to join our Data Engineering team. 
As a member of the Data Engineering team, you will help develop cloud-based data platforms & services that enable the organization to develop new product offerings, improve existing products and make data-driven decisions. You will leverage the power of the Google Cloud Platform and open-source technologies to empower BlackLine products and applications with scalable, resilient, and cost-effective data storage and data processing. The team is also responsible for building tools and promoting best practices for data management. In this role, you will have the opportunity to solve interesting data challenges in greenfield projects using modern technology architectures. You will work closely with Data Architects, Database Engineers, and Product Managers. 

Your Next Challenge:

  • Build, integrate and deploy data processing solutions into BlackLine applications in collaboration with architecture, product management, cloud infrastructure, and other engineering teams.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining Spark-based data pipelines in GCP leveraging Dataproc, Kafka, and Pyspark.
  • Design & Build data flows for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources.
  • Design & Build data lake using lake house architecture.
  • Create and maintain data service REST API endpoints in GCP.
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement ETL process automation to onboard new datasets, etc.
  • Execute extract, transform and load (ETL) operations on large datasets including data identification, mapping, aggregation, conditioning, cleansing, analyzing, etc.
  • Establish & maintain data mapping, data model, and metadata services.
  • Be a champion of the overall data strategy for data governance, security, privacy, quality, and retention that will satisfy business policies and requirements.
  • Identify, document, and promote best practices.
  • Respond to and troubleshoot incidents. Conduct root cause analysis.
  • Evaluate and analyze systems, performance, issues, and metrics to provide recommendations for continuous improvements.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science or related field of study.
  • 5+ years of work experience in a data engineering/warehouse team.
  • 5+ years of ETL experience using Python, Py-spark, SQL, and/or other ETL tools.
  • 3+ years of experience in big data technologies such as Apache Hadoop or Spark.
  • 3+ years of experience interacting with APIs (REST, SOAP, etc.)
  • 3+ years of programming experience in Python or Scala
  • Strong understanding of big data components and frameworks, real-time data streaming solutions
  • Experience building a data lake solution to serve analytics and operational data processing needs.
  • Data warehousing experience, data modeling, and database design.
  • Practical experience with GIT version control.
  • Comfortable working with open-source tools in Windows/Unix/Linux environments.
  • Experience with Agile software development processes and methodologies.
  • Ability to work independently without the need for supervision.
  • Ability to adapt and learn new technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with various file formats such as JSON, Avro, and Parquet.
  • Experience with event-driven architecture/systems and messaging platforms.
  • Experience with Hive, open-source / data bricks delta lake or Iceberg or Hudi
  • Experience with Google Cloud or a similar cloud provider.

Thrive at BlackLine:

  • We offer comprehensive health coverage including medical, dental, and vision
  • 401(k) matching
  • Flexible time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Basic and supplemental life insurance, short and long-term disability and so much more!

We're looking for all kinds of people.

BlackLine is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity or expression, race, age, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, ancestry, color, marital status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected class or category recognized by applicable equal employment opportunity or other similar laws. Work is primarily sedentary in nature; no special demands are required.

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Technology we use

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What are BlackLine Perks + Benefits

BlackLine Benefits Overview

BlackLine believes in providing the best possible service to its clients, and that starts with offering amazing perks to its employees. These perks include 100% coverage for healthcare, vision, and dental, 401(k) matching, ESPP, food, drinks, games, and so much more!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
At BlackLine, we feel that paying 100% of our employees’ health benefits is 100% the right thing to do. Medical, dental, and vision are taken care of by the company.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
BlackLine has been offering company wide virtual fitness classes such as, Aerobics and Yoga!
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
BlackLine provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan.
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
BlackLine offers and Employee Stock Purchase Plan with the ability to buy stock at a discounted price.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
BlackLine hosts company outings several times per year.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table and Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
We offer employees free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We’re better together and know that amazing individuals make amazing teams. We also know that we bond through socializing and shared experiences. That’s how teams gel and support each other.

So, we like to play games together: table tennis, poker, and video games. We encourage company sports leagues and fitness groups. We relax with happy hours and team get-togethers, and we never let a holiday season go by without a celebration.

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