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Principal Data Engineer

| Greater NYC Area

Movable Ink powers meaningful experiences in email and on the web for the biggest brands in the world. Data is at the heart of these experiences - we are collecting many terabytes of data each quarter, and all of it must be partitioned and aggregated for many different use cases.

The Principal Data Engineer will be responsible for all data access patterns across the business. Data Scientists will want access to the billions of events tracked across our customers’ web sites each day. Data Analysts will want connect that usage back to configuration data in our relational database. The product itself will need to aggregate this constant flood of data in real time.

Fast-forward one year. Here’s what you will have accomplished:

  • Supported data initiatives in three different products using a combination of stream processing, messaging queues, and batch ETL
  • Become an expert in our existing storage technologies and our use cases to suggest and implement enhancements
  • Enabled the Data Science team by providing them with the tools and the dataset they need to be effective
  • Connected product data to business data for ad-hoc analysis with BI tools
  • Performed a cost analysis for moving from a unified data storage approach to regional isolation
  • Partnered with Information Security to define and implement recommend procedures for data storage and access


  • You’ve done a lot of work with Big Data tools, such as Spark, Storm, Hive, Hadoop, etc
  • You’ve implemented storage mechanisms for high-throughput workloads
  • You’re comfortable in AWS and have run production systems there
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
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    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen


5 Bryant Park, New York, NY 10018

An Insider's view of Movable Ink

What’s the vibe like in the office?

"Work hard, play hard" is a great way to describe the Movable Ink vibe. It's inspiring to be part of a team that is so committed, yet fun and exciting. Being at a place that is able to challenge you, but also make coming to work so easy is truly a gift, and Movable Ink is able to achieve that on a daily basis.


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What are some social events your company does?

Movable Ink does a plethora of social events geared for employees and the community. Every month there seem to be more than a dozen events that bring together employees and parts of the outside community. Anything and everything along the lines of a cocktail competition to seasonal sport leagues are fair game for a Movable event.


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What are Movable Ink Perks + Benefits

Movable Ink Benefits Overview

One of the best things about working at Movable Ink is the amazing company culture we have! We are very proud to say we were recently named one of Inc. Magazine’s Best Workplaces of 2019! https://movableink.com/blog/inc-best-places-to-work-2019/

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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