Technical Lead - Clusters UI - Databricks

Technical Lead – Clusters UI


Lead the architecture and development of the Databricks frontend for Apache Spark configuration and management.  Bridge the gap between UX design and technical implementation as we design and develop these solutions which are the users main entry to their data processing in the cloud.  Provide guidance within the team on best practices by mentoring engineers.


  • Passion for user experience and design and the small details
  • Deep understanding of front-end architecture
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue)
  • Strong familiarity with server-side web technologies (eg: Nodejs, Java, Python, Scala)
  • Experience instrumenting user behaviors and interactions
  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to work well with teammates
  • Production quality coding standards and patterns
  • Strong foundation in algorithms and data structures and their real world use cases
  • Passionate about your customers. You want to work with them and develop an amazing experience for them.


  • 8+ years of experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • BS in Computer Science
  • Experience working on complex, data-heavy web applications
  • Experience with our web stack (React, Redux, TypeScript, protobuf, Apollo, GraphQL) and Spark
  • Experience with usability and user experience
  • Has built a product targeting technical users (e.g IDE, analytics tool… )
  • Experience with SAAS services.
  • Experience building and maintaining living style guides and implementing them across multiple product lines

About Databricks

Databricks’ mission is to accelerate innovation for its customers by unifying Data Science, Engineering and Business. Founded by the original creators of Apache Spark™, Databricks provides a Unified Analytics Platform for data science teams to collaborate with data engineering and lines of business to build data products. Users achieve faster time-to-value with Databricks by creating analytic workflows that go from ETL and interactive exploration to production. The company also makes it easier for its users to focus on their data by providing a fully managed, scalable, and secure cloud infrastructure that reduces operational complexity and total cost of ownership. Databricks, venture-backed by Andreessen Horowitz, NEA and Battery Ventures, among others, has a global customer base that includes Viacom, Shell, and HP.  For more information, visit

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