Data Engineer
UpLift Inc. - Cupertino, CA

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About UpLift

UpLift is transforming the world of payments and customer loyalty with a disruptive new platform. This new marketing platform helps merchants provide meaningful incentives to their customers and allows consumers to obtain greater value from existing payments. As an UpLift engineer, you will help create and build this platform.

UpLift is seeking a senior data engineer to fill an early, critical role. In this role you will be instrumental in building the foundation of the analytics platform. This is where data gets transformed into actionable information to support our customers. You will be one of only a few early forces to shape and build UpLift’s platform and products. This is an early startup opportunity and requires individuals who want to heavily influence and significantly contribute to the success of the company.


As the data engineer, you will be responsible for designing and implementing components that store, transform, analyze and report data that has been collected from marketing and payment activity. Using deep data science and big data problem solving skills, you will reveal information that is required to help UpLift and our customers understand how they can optimize and incentivize consumer payment behaviors.

Relevant Skills & Experience

  • Strong experience with Hadoop and MapReduce
  • Proficient programming skills in Java, Python and Pig
  • Strong understanding of statistical modeling, predictive analytics, machine learning and data mining concepts
  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem solving skills
  • Working knowledge of deploying applications with cloud-based hosting services
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience in monetization and retention analytics in ecommerce, social media or consumer products is a plus

This is a great opportunity for you if

  • You are passionate about creating new software products to solve problems
  • You have the confidence to propose and debate your innovative ideas to arrive at the best possible solutions
  • You thrive on the intensity, the energy, the productivity and the success that comes from working in a team of talented peers aligned with common goals

About this company
UpLift is a payment marketing platform offering e-commerce, travel, and non-profit organizations a way to develop meaningful, long-lasting...