vimeo New York, NY OR US-Remote Full-time 2024-06-27

We’re seeking an innovative, solution-oriented Sr. Data Engineer to join our dynamic Data Ops team. Your mission is to develop, maintain, and scale a sophisticated platform for product and event analytics capable of handling vast amounts of data. This exciting role will see you at the heart of transformative projects, turning complex datasets into accessible insights that drive strategic decisions. As part of our team, you’ll be shaping the future of data in our organization, crafting scalable data systems that can keep pace with our rapid growth. We can’t wait to meet you if you’re passionate about data and ready to push boundaries.

Our platform has robust analytics tools that can tell video creators where people are from, where they click, and even track where in a video someone stopped watching—giving you insight into creating engaging content in the future.

While working as a peer to both technical and non-technical staff throughout the company, you will drive the improvement process of our products and business operations. You will help define data access and discoverability requirements and work to create infrastructure and services that provide access to event streams.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, develop and maintain Vimeo’s product and event analytics platform that processes billions of records every day in real-time to enable analytics and event-driven systems
  • Partner with analytics leaders and analysts to ensure adherence to data governance and data modeling best practices
  • Partner with product engineering teams to enhance the efficiency of product analytics clients and data collection mechanisms
  • Contribute software designs, code, tooling, testing, and operational support to a multi-terabyte analytics platform
  • Provide technical leadership to the data engineering team and actively lead design discussions
  • Constantly monitor our data platform and make recommendations to enhance system architecture 
  • Work collaboratively with other data engineers, analysts, and business stakeholders to understand and plan technical requirements for projects
  • Prioritize project intake, perform cost/benefit analysis, and make decisions about what work to pursue that best balances our platform’s users, stakeholders, and technology

Skills and knowledge you should possess:

  • 5+ years of engineering experience in a fast-paced environment; 3+ years of experience in scalable data architecture, fault-tolerant ETL, and monitoring of data quality in the cloud
  • Deep understanding of distributed data processing architecture and tools such as Kafka and Spark
  • Working knowledge of design patterns and coding best practices
  • Experience with and understanding of data modeling concepts, techniques, and best practices
  • Experience with Airflow, Celery, or other Python-based task-processing systems
  • Proficiency in SQL
  • Proficiency in Python or Java 
  • Proficiency with modern source control systems, especially Git
  • Experience working with non-technical business stakeholders on technical projects

Bonus points (nice skills to have, but not needed): 

  • Cloud-based DevOps: AWS or Google Cloud Platform or Azure
  • Experience with Amplitude, Snowplow, Segment, or other event analytics platforms 
  • Relational database design
  • Snowflake or other distributed columnar-store databases
  • Basic Linux/Unix system administration skills
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)

Targeted Base Salary Range:  $117,000 to $178,000

The base salary range listed above is for candidates located in the U.S., including the New York City metro area.

At Vimeo, we strive to hire and nurture amazing talent across the globe. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to experience, specialized skills, internal alignment and a candidate’s home base.

Base salary is just one component of Vimeo’s total rewards philosophy. We offer a wide range of benefits and perks that appeal to the variety of needs across our diverse employee base! Other rewards may include bonus or commission, Restricted Stock Units (RSUs), paid time off, generous 401k match, wellbeing resources, and more.


About Us:

Vimeo (NASDAQ: VMEO) is the world’s most innovative video experience platform. We enable anyone to create high-quality video experiences to better connect and bring ideas to life. We proudly serve our community of millions of users – from creative storytellers to globally distributed teams at the world’s largest companies – whose videos receive billions of views each month. Learn more at
Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. At Vimeo, we believe our impact is greatest when our workforce of passionate, dedicated people, represents our diverse and global community. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diversity, equity, and inclusion is championed in how we build our products, develop our leaders, and strengthen our culture.