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Big Data Architect

Redwood City, CA | Engineering

Job Description

Do you have an understanding of the Online Advertising Industry, a passion for technology and the drive to work in a start-up?  Are you looking for a more entrepreneurial enviornment with an emphasis on teamwork, ownership, initiative and integrity?  Do you have strong interpersonal skills, high energy and enjoy a fast-paced environment?

Job Description:

As a Data Architect you will perform data analysis, data modeling and architect the next generation data platform for PubMatic.​  This position will require you to analyze data requirements and create logical and physical models and specification of the data.​  The data architect will build data storage mechanisms that can best serve the business and the product and will build layers of abstraction over the existing database to report the data in the most effective way.

You should have experience building and maintaining multi-tiered data-driven applications and working at all levels of the software stack: database schemas, Dimensional Data Models, MySQL data moves, summary and aggregate computations, ETL processes, reporting front-ends (PHP, HTML, APIs, MySQL).

Required skills are:

  • Experience working with large data sets, Hadoop, MySQL
  • Solid practical knowledge of database technologies such as normalization, de-normalization, storage engines, data partitioning, sharding, indexes, query analysis and optimization, dimensions, etc.
  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Aerospike/Citrusleaf, etc.
  • Strong database development skills in the areas of SQL, stored procedures, views, and schemas
  • Knowledge of ETL and ETL frameworks
  • Experience in software development with strong software engineering skills (Java strongly recommended).

Nice to have:

  • Experience interfacing with third-party data stores (such as Salesforce) via various APIs and API styles (SOAP, REST, etc.)
  • Experience in SaaS based business intelligence software such as Metamarkets, Birst, Gooddata, etc.

Desired Experience / Education:

  • M.S. or Ph.D. in a relevant technical field, or 5+ years’ experience in a relevant role
  • Extensive experience solving analytical problems using quantitative approaches
  • Comfort manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • Ability to communicate complex quantitative analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
  • Experience working with large data sets, experience working with distributed computing tools a plus (Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, etc.).


About Us:

PubMatic enables publishers to realize the full potential of their digital assets. Since its founding in 2006, PubMatic has consistently been first-to-market with industry-changing products, services and systems for publishers. Our products are supported by always-on consulting and services that reflect our belief in putting publishers' needs first.
2007: 1st to Market with Yield Optimization for Publishers across ad networks
2008: 1st to Market with Global Demand partner representation for Publishers
2009: 1st to Market with Real-Time Bidding (RTB) for Publishers
2010: 1st to Market with Data Theft prevention tools and dynamic Brand Protection tool suite
2011: 1st to Market with Unified Insights; blending guaranteed and non-guaranteed sales channels; Audience Data Analytics packaging segmented with real-time yield impact; Pixel Blocking for data theft protection; and RTB for Mobile ad units
2012: 1st to Market with Unified Revenue Optimization across guaranteed and non-guaranteed sales channels for every impression
Every Ad. Every Sales Channel. Every Screen. One Platform. PubMatic.
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