Tamr: DataOps Field Engineer

Company Description

Tamr is the enterprise-scale data unification company trusted by industry leaders like GE, Toyota, Thomson Reuters, and GSK. The companys patented software platform uses machine learning supplemented with customers knowledge to unify and prepare data across myriad silos to deliver previously unavailable business-changing insights. With a co-founding team led by Andy Palmer (founding CEO of Vertica) and Mike Stonebraker (Turing Award winner) and backed by founding investors NEA and backed by founding investors NEA and GV, Tamr is transforming how companies get value from their data.


Job Description

Tamr field engineers are highly technical data scientists and engineers who understand all aspects of the business. We know how to pitch the product to anyone from software architects to business executives. Often were working on the most challenging problems in the enterprise and we have to dig deep to understand the business value and deliver technical solutions. As the companys outward-facing, technical resource, the work of the whole group is varied. We build prototypes, direct product development, work with sales on accounts, implement pilot solutions, and deploy full production rollouts. Field engineers are expected to be highly efficient and resourceful when leading these projects.



Qualifications

We are looking for someone who loves to write code, and has a genuine interest in being customer-facing. We are building and selling a human-in-the-loop machine learning platform for the enterprise to help companies automatically unify and categorize their data to drive new analytic insight. We are looking for engineers interested in creating front line code to solve real customer problems, ranging from back-end data processing and machine learning, to front end presentation and dashboarding.



Challenges that make this job interesting:

  • The problem were solving is hard - enterprise data is messy and there is a lot of it. Its our job to derive value from this data in a flexible and scalable way
  • Every customer is different - while there are similar use cases that we see repeatedly, every account presents new challenges and we need to be able to adapt quickly to each new situation

This job might be a good fit for you if:

  • You have strong data science and/or software engineering experience
  • You are excited about working for a startup and being a key contributor
  • You enjoy working with customers and have excellent interpersonal skills
  • You have machine learning knowledge/experience

Qualifications

  • BS, MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics or similarly quantitative/technical field
  • Polyglot programmer, with experience using technologies such as Python, Java, R, SQL
  • Willingness and ability to travel to client locations

Other Preferred Qualifications

  • Front end / full stack software development expertise
  • Deep understanding of data integration and transformation patterns such as messaging, ETL
  • Hands-on experience with large distributed systems from an architecture and development perspective
  • Hands-on experience with traditional data warehouse technologies and BI or visualization tools
  • Machine learning knowledge/experience
  • Experience building enterprise applications, including integration with COTS systems
  • Experience with any of the following technologies: Hadoop, Spark, ElasticSearch, Java, AWS
  • DevOps and/or cloud solutions deployment experience a plus
  • Advanced quantitative technical degree (MS or PhD) preferred


Additional Information


This position is available in Cambridge MA.


Tamr provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Full-time

Employee Testimonials

Rashi Verma
DataOps Engineer

What I enjoy most at Tamr is the ability to work in a supportive environment with extremely talented and friendly people on challenging problems that are fun and fulfilling to solve.

Sharon Roth
Senior Product Designer

I have never been surrounded by so many smart people who aren't afraid to laugh at themselves. That mix of passion and humility is hard to find.

Emma Wheeler
People Operations Associate

Even though I have only been at Tamr for 5 months, I see everyday how deeply and passionately each team member cares and believes in our mission. Each person here is extremely mission-driven and willing to do whatever it takes to make Tamr successful. It's an honor getting to work with such kind, dedicated, and intelligent people on a daily basis!

Larry Simmons
Chief Customer Officer

The team at Tamr is incredible, they hold me to a higher standard as much I do them. We do things that have never been done before, and that isn't something I have said many places in my career.

Sohaiyla Khalili
Product Marketing Manager

I enjoy being challenged every day while thoroughly enjoying the kind and intelligent people I work with.

Mingo Sanchez
Sales Engineer

It's often said that when you're the smartest person in the room, you're probably in the wrong room. Luckily, that's never a problem for me at Tamr! I'm surrounded by brilliant people who are always looking for ways to help me grow. Everyone here is so capable and willing to share their knowledge and experience with others.

Nik Bates-Haus
Lead Architect

For me, the most telling thing is that when I've been out of the office for a few days, whether for business travel or PTO, I miss the interaction with my coworkers and want to come back.

Lisa Skinner
Head of Growth

I love the fact that we are helping large brands solve age old problems in a new way. Everyone is super excited to be part of this journey - the energy in the office is very motivating!