[Full time - CDI] Senior Data Engineer

Job description

api.video connects people through their cameras. Join us to build the first worldwide video backbone!

  • We are an API-first platform to manage online video and our goal is to become a new standard, such as Stripe for the payments, Twilio for text and VOIP or Sendgrid for email.
  • We are building our own EDGE infrastructure to provide unprecedented performances on the market
  • We have raised a $5.5M Seed Round in June 2020 from Blossom Capital, Kima Ventures and some incredible Angels.

By joining us, you will work in an international environment, addressing challenges that will impact millions of people. 

At api.video, we move fast and think BIG.

As we grow and scale, our need for robust data analytics has increased and we are looking for talented, technical, and analytical people to join us in our goal to provide data for every area of the company.

As a Data Engineer in this fast-paced startup, your role will include everything from automated data collection, transformation and storage to the implementation of data insights and creation of visual dashboards.

You should have excellent communication skills and an understanding of translating business needs into data requirements, and of course… a love of video!

Your missions

Attached to the Growth Team, you will be responsible for the following missions :

  • Partner with leadership, engineers, project managers and data analysts to understand data needs
  • Assist in strategic, data-driven decision making
  • Apply expertise to build scalable data warehouses
  • Design, build and launch efficient & reliable data pipelines to transform and store data, from our website and third-party sources
  • Ensure the high quality of data 
  • Ownership of the end-to-end data engineering projects
  • Design and develop new systems to enable quick and easy consumption of data

    Job requirements

    Your profile

    • BS/MS in Computer Science or related technical field
    • 5+ years of development experience in Python, PHP or another modern programming language
    • 5+ years of SQL and relational database experience
    • 5+ years experience in custom ETL design, implementation and maintenance.
    • Proven ability to integrate data into business planning, and deliver even when data is incomplete
    • Video > photo > text mindset

    Preferred Qualification

    • Experience with more than one coding language.
    • Designing and implementing real-time pipelines.
    • Experience with data quality and validation.
    • Experience querying massive datasets using Spark, Presto, Hive, Impala, etc.

    What you'll get

    • A unique opportunity to be an early member of a success story
    • Important responsibilities in a fast growing company seeking excellence
    • A welcoming and collaborative environment with people who love working on hard problems
    • Ambitious objectives enabling you to skyrocket your learning curve


    • Competitive pay and equity
    • Annual Bonus
    • Covered medical, dental, and vision benefits
    • Company Provided Equipment

    The position is Bordeaux (France) or remote.

    api.video is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.