Lead Data Engineer
Yubo

Yubo

Lead Data Engineer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris

The company

Yubo

Yubo

  • Mobile Apps
  • From 50 to 250 employees

The job

Lead Data Engineer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris

Who are they?

📱 Yubo is a safe space for young people to socialize and make connections while streaming and chatting online through an app.

🔒 The platform boasts an innovative suite of safety tools that guarantee all its users’ security, moderation, and privacy.

Faced with a new generation of hyperconnected digital natives who are lonely and overwhelmed, Yubo helps Gen Z engage with the world and learn about themselves. Inspired by the best of offline interactions and the possibilities of digital life, Yubo’s vision is to fix online social interactions for the next generation. Unlike traditional social networks, Yubo prioritizes people over content, real-time interactions over likes, and real connections over followers.

🌍Created by three friends/engineers who are passionate about consumer apps and thanks to a team of 60 people in 3 different offices (Paris, Londres, New York), Yubo now has 50 million users across and attracts approximately 2 million new users every day.

Since its launch in 2015, the app’s users have:
✔️made more than 2 billion real connexions/friendships on the platform.
✔️ sent more than 10 billion chat messages.
✔️ streamed live almost 30 million times.

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Job description

Who we are 

📱 Yubo is a safe space for young people to socialize and make connections while streaming and chatting online through an app.  

🔒 The platform boasts an innovative suite of safety tools that guarantee all its users’ security, moderation, and privacy. 

Faced with a new generation of hyperconnected digital natives who are lonely and overwhelmed, Yubo helps Gen Z engage with the world and learn about themselves. Inspired by the best of offline interactions and the possibilities of digital life, Yubo's vision is to fix online social interactions for the next generation. Unlike traditional social networks, Yubo prioritizes people over content, real-time interactions over likes, and real connections over followers. 

🌍Created by three friends/engineers who are passionate about consumer apps and thanks to a team of 60 people in 3 different offices (Paris, Londres, Jacksonville), Yubo now has 50 million users across and attracts approximately 2 million new users every day. 

Since its launch in 2015, the app’s users have:

✔️made more than 2 billion real connexions/friendships on the platform.

✔️ sent more than 10 billion chat messages. 

✔️ streamed live almost 30 million times. 

Launched in 2015, Yubo, is the leading platform for young people to socialise online.

Reaching over 40 million users across 40 countries, Yubo is inspired by the best of offline interactions powered by online possibilities. It was designed to enable young people to socialise and connect in the digital world as they would in real life, with peers across the globe, in a safe space.

At the same time, the platform relies on numerous tools for user safety, moderation and privacy, to make sure our platform is safe for everyone.

Created by three engineer friends with a passion for consumer apps, Yubo has already attracted over 40 million young people worldwide, with tens of thousands of new members joining the community every day.

Since its launch in 2015:

- users have formed over 2 billion friendships

- 10 billion text messages sent

- +50 million live video streamed

- 80% users in English speaking countries

As a small and fast data team (3 people), we can offer a fun and challenging environment where you will instantly see the value of your contribution for our community.

Challenges

  • Drive the Data Engineer team and ensure strong collaboration within the Infrastructure division but also with the DataScience/Machine Learning teams and the various development teams
  • Imagine, architect, design and evolve the foundations of our API and our back end: our data model
  • Scale database and automation
  • Take control of terabytes of data
  • Use your knowledge of data to implement defenses against a bad usage of the application
  • Here's a sneak peek of technologies what we use

  • Databases : Elastic Search, MongoDB, BigTable, BigQuery, Redis
  • Infrastructure : Kubernetes on Google Cloud
  • Server-side : NodeJS, Express
  • Data Science : PyData stack, Tensorflow, Fasttext
  • iOS & Android apps : 100% Swift, 100% Kotlin
  • Live Techno : WebRTC (C++)
  • Client-side : React, Redux
  • Technical Prerequisites

  • Comfortable working with terabytes of data
  • Excellent knowledge of Elasticsearch, MongoDB, Redis and Kafka
  • Nice to have : BigTable, BigQuery
  • Knowledge of event driven architecture
  • Mindset Prerequisites

  • We are looking for smart, self-motivated person to join our team.
  • Ownership, educator and interesting will make a difference for this position.
  • You love solving issues, and you are hunger to learn and grow in skill and impact.
  • Last but not least, you are passionate about social consumer apps!
  • Recruitment process

  • Fit interview with the Head of Infra & Talent Recruiter
  • Fit interview followed by a Technical Test 
  • Fit interview with data team and co-founders
  • What we can offer you 

    Our culture :  

    ✨Yubo is a tribe of diverse backgrounds and expertise (tech, marketing & communication, safety, support functions...) that share common values like a results-based culture, total transparency, a strong team spirit, the drive to continue learning, and courage to face challenges head-on. 

    Our policy about diversity & inclusion :

    🏳️‍🌈 We’re serious about diversity and inclusion at Yubo. People of color, gay, lesbian, transgender, non-binary people, parents, and people with disabilities are all welcome on our team. We hold regular workshops to foster a culture of empathy and compassion for minority issues. We are proud that diversity and inclusion are crucial assets to our team.

    Working at Yubo means : 

    🗽Flexibility and autonomy: the chance to work remotely when you want and where you want and with the material and tools of your choice

    🔥 Trust and empowerment: We’ve only just begun this adventure, and there are plenty of projects to work on. So it’s up to you to shape your role according to your skills and career path with the support of your manager. 

    🥰 Care and well-being: We care a lot about our people with a lot of benefits such as... Health insurance 100% reimbursed, lunch vouchers 60% reimbursed,  sick leave 100% covered, parental leave for both parents, brand new offices in the Paris, London, and Jacksonville, Pass Navigo (metro/bus) 100% covered, transport cost reimbursement for people who bike to work, and a kitchen stocked with free snacks and drinks.

    🥳 Togetherness and fun: 1 monthly team-building to celebrate, 1 incredible trip per year to relax and disconnect, quarterly team-buildings per team to rediscover each other and reconnect, Switch games after lunch, and, of course, kind and friendly teammates

    🎉We are certified HappyIndex® / AtWork StartUp 2021, Tech AtWork® 2021, and Hybrid Worplace® 2021 🍾

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