Data Engineer

  • location: McLean, VA
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $95,000 - $135,000 per year
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Data Engineer

job summary:
we are looking for a Data Engineer to join our Product team to design and build a robust set of tools and pipelines to support data analytics efforts.

 
location: Mc Lean, Virginia
job type: Permanent
salary: $95,000 - 135,000 per year
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Develop technical solutions using proven techniques in data and analytics processes
  • Develop, prototype, and build frameworks based on open source and commercially available tools
  • Orchestrate and maintain data pipelines that meet security standards and ensure the integrity and quality of data
  • Demonstrate a passion for serving the needs of internal and external customers by enabling them with self-service reporting tools and analytics capabilities
  • Drive the execution of data initiatives that provide key performance metrics
  • Understand the data related challenges, nuances, and requirements to identify and recommend the optimal technical approach
  • Train and educate team members as well as stakeholders about best practices in data engineering and governance
  • Collaborate closely with the engineering and devops team to implement DataOps, thus reducing our analytics development cycle
  • Research and improve our data platform to ingest, process, transform, and distribute insightful data to our audience ranging from executives, analysts, and engineers to customers, vendors, and partners
  • Evangelize data driven culture by breaking down silos and encouraging data sharing
 
qualifications:
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in data engineering for a SaaS company or a mature startup
  • Proven experience working with various tools but more importantly, familiarity with how to best assemble and deploy production ready data stack to any cloud environment
  • BS in a quantitative or scientific field such as computer science, computer engineering or equivalent experience
  • Experience in applying agile software development approach
  • Familiar with SQL and other popular programming languages
  • Exceptional fluency with SQL; you conquered the join venn diagram long ago and have moved on to explaining cost based optimization to your peers on the engineering team
  • Some level of experience working in the cloud
  • Experience with ingesting, processing, and visualizing data sources of varying types - structured/relational and unstructured
  • Experience in developing, managing, and manipulating large, complex datasets
  • Data-driven, detail-oriented individual with excellent storytelling and problem-solving abilities
 
skills:
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously, as well as part of a team
  • Superb time management, prioritization of tasks and ability to meet deadlines with little supervision

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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