Staff Software Engineer, Data Platform (Shanghai)

Shanghai, China · Engineering · Data Platform SH


SmartNews is a leading mobile app of news aggregation services. It analyzes millions of articles to deliver most engaging information with high quality in near-real time fashion to millions of users around the world. The data platform team plays a key role of accelerating the products/business developments by building a highly efficient and flexible data platform for analytical, operational and machine learning purposes. The team mission is to create high-level, easy-to-use data services for simplifying access, integration and consolidation of various data sets, and also to build efficient platforms for executing data pipelines of massive scales of TB per day..


  • Design and build highly efficient, scalable and secured data platforms as the foundation that can power data driven applications in the domains of data-analytics and AI across the company
  • Design and build consolidated and integrated high-level data services to help application-developers and data scientists to leverage data for innovations and decision making
  • Drive architectural decisions and implementation of Data Platform team
  • Lead cross team/cross functional discussions and drive alignment on technology strategy
  • Able to effectively resolve conflict while navigating complex decisions
  • Define the bar for data quality and processing efficiency of data platform/services while balancing business impact, operational overhead and cost benefits of design and architectural choices
  • Lead by example to build a culture of engineering excellence and innovation


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