EngineeringEngineers at The Realreal are exposed to the latest technology and a data-driven culture on a daily basis. Our team is friendly, helpful, collaborative, and building real solutions that are core to our business. We're tackling some exciting problems in the sustainable fashion space, such as using machine learning technology to authenticate consigned items as genuine, simplifying consignment logistics, personalizing recommendations, optimizing pricing, and much more! The RealReal is a global company and we recognize that great talent can live anywhere, that is why we are open to talent in all of North and South America for the majority of our Engineering roles. We're also one of the largest users of Elixir in the United States and The RealReal is an active participant in the Elixir community.Machine Learning & Data ScienceWe use cutting edge models solve problems in the computer vision, constrained optimization, and the personalization space. Our collaborative and high-caliber team directly impacts all areas of the business through the use of computer vision, machine learning, and big data tools. We are constantly evaluating the best tooling to use in MLOps to streamline our output.At The RealReal, we do full stack ML on the most interesting projects in a wide array of fields, always pushing the limits.ITWe believe that new technology allows us to look at a problem in a new light and possibly find a better solution to the issue at hand.Our IT team provides support for application, hardware, and networking issues for our eCommerce company.We are responsible for prioritizing mission critical tasks and coordinating the construction and expansion of our systems for a company, at scale.We build for the future, see around corners, and focus on automating current and future processes through scripting.

The RealReal

CA, US

Senior Data Engineer

Senior Data Engineer

at The RealReal San Francisco, CA

As a Data Engineer at The RealReal you'll drive automation, personalization, and data pipeline initiatives. You will own critical systems throughout the platform and be responsible for their development, adding new, valuable features, and ensuring that these systems perform correctly.

What You Get To Do Every Day

  • Collaborate with senior management, product management, and other engineers in the development of data products
  • Develop reliable, near real-time and batch data pipelines that make data easily consumable by end-users and other systems
  • Develop tools to monitor, debug, and analyze data pipelines
  • Design and implement data schemas and models that can scale
  • Mentor team members to build the company’s overall expertise
  • Work to make The RealReal an innovator in the space by bringing passion and new ideas to work every day

What You Bring To The Role

  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders to define requirements
  • Strong knowledge of Python & SQL
  • Experience with Airflow
  • Experience with data streaming such as Apache Kafka, Dataflow, AWS kinesis, Spark Streaming, or similar tools.
  • Experience with cloud platforms (GCP, AWS, AZURE) with strong preference to GCP.
  • Experience with BigQuery or similar (Redshift, Snowflake, other MPP databases)
  • Experience building data pipelines & ETL
  • Experience with command line, version control software (git)

Nice to Have

  • E-commerce & Startup experience
  • Experience with java & dataflow
  • Experience with many other big data technologies at scale
  • Experience with ETL tools such as segment
  • Experience with BI tools such as looker

The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods, with more than 20 million members. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, The RealReal provides a safe and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items. We have hundreds of in-house gemologists, horologists and brand authenticators who inspect thousands of items each day. As a sustainable company, we give new life to pieces by thousands of brands across numerous categories—including women's and men's fashion, fine jewelry and watches, art and home—in support of the circular economy. We make selling effortless with free virtual appointments, in-home pickup, drop-off and direct shipping. We do all of the work for consignors, including authenticating, using AI and machine learning to determine optimal pricing, photographing and listing their items, as well as handling shipping and customer service. At our 13 retail locations, including our eight shoppable stores, customers can sell, meet with our experts and receive free valuations.

The RealReal is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records, consistent with legal requirements.