Explore careers with our portfolio companies

Software Engineer, Data Infra

News Break

News Break

Software Engineering
Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

About NewsBreak

NewsBreak is redefining the way users interact with local news and their communities. By bridging local users, local content creators, and local businesses, our mission is to foster safer, more vibrant, and authentically connected lives. Through robust collaborations with thousands of local publishers and businesses across the nation, NewsBreak is revolutionizing how a new wave of readers access and engage with essential, locally sourced content & information.

Since our inception in 2015, our trajectory has been nothing short of remarkable. We proudly stand as the nation’s premier local news app.

As a Series-C unicorn startup, our headquarter nestles in the tech hub of Mountain View, California, with other offices in New York City and Seattle. For more information, visit www.newsbreak.com/about


  • Design, implement, maintain and optimize data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Collaborate with data scientists, platform engineers and business partners to understand data needs and drive key data infrastructure decisions.
  • Bring your expertise to help model structured & unstructured data. Own these data models at a high level & be a data consultant for partner teams.
  • Engineer reusable capabilities, abstractions & resilience in data pipelines for DML, DDL, ETL & Data flows which can be leveraged across teams.
  • Be a data mentor & a team player with strong communication, prioritization, and adaptability skills.


  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical field
  • 3+ years of experience a fast paced, high growth tech environment
  • Experience working with databases and data infrastructure
  • Experience in big data technology like Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Presto, Kafka, Flink, Airflow
  • Experience working in a cloud environment, preferably AWS
  • Experience improving efficiency, scalability, and stability of system resources


We offer a competitive benefits package:

  • Health, dental, and vision care for you and your family (100% coverage for employee)
  • Top-tier 401(K) plan with company matching
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • FSA, HSA and commuter benefits programs
  • Team activity budget

The US base salary range for this full-time position is listed below. Pay may vary based on a number of factors including job-related skills, level, experience, geographic location and relevant education or training. At NewsBreak, we design our overall rewards package to attract top talents. Depending on the position, the role may also be eligible for discretionary bonus and options. Your recruiter can share more details during the hiring process.
Annual Base Pay Range
$125,000$221,000 USD