Sr./Lead Data Engineer
Jan 20, 2023
Our client is a fast-growing Real Estate platform serving agents, teams and brokers in the U.S. and Canada. They offer a broad suite of services including a CRM, an API, website management, ad management, a marketplace of services, and more. Though already profitable, They have big plans for growth that will depend on a committed, smart, and highly collaborative technical team. If this interests you, please read on!
The team is seeking a Senior Data Engineer to join our Engineering team and lead the creation of a best-in-the-market data platform. In this role you will drive the planning and development of data solutions and applications that power critical business decisions. You will be a cornerstone of their future success, driving innovation and a culture of data-driven decision-making.
Who you are:
A hands-on technical lead who brings expertise, enthusiasm, and curiosity to the role.
You are passionate about building data systems that can grow as the company grows.
Continually learning and exploring the latest in tooling, design approaches, and optimizations in the data space.
A willing and open-minded interlocutor on the critical decisions around technical solutions to hard problems.
You embrace the opportunity to contribute to how the business can consume the data we make available to them.
Excited about building data systems that meet the needs of a very ambitious business.
You welcome working in a fast-paced environment.
You can run with high-level objectives and slice them into executable iterations.
You are fired up by the chance to solve challenging problems, where creativity is as crucial as your ability to design data systems and write good code.
A willingness to accept failure, learn, and iterate towards better solutions.
You are a fun to work with, a willing mentor, and learner.
What you bring:
An experienced data engineer with at least 5 years as a technical lead, and 10 years in total, working on building and extending complex data platforms
A background of leading complex projects that you can explain clearly to a non-technical audience.
Demonstrated experience building and driving a data team roadmap with clearly defined and measurable KPIs
Programming skills: Python, Java, or equivalent
Very strong SQL writing and tuning skills
Experience in data warehouse modeling, and master data management solutions.
Experience building data pipelines with at least two industry standard tools (Spark, Hive, Airflow, Stitch, etc.)
Experience with data pipeline observability strategies and implementations
Experience building or maintaining Streaming Platforms with Kafka
Keen understanding of how to apply modern software development practices (Agile, TDD, CICD) to data engineering efforts
A sense of humor!
Nice to Have:
Skills in implementing containerization solutions using Kubernetes, Docker, etc., including containerization observability
Experience working with “Big Data as a Service” tools, like AWS’s EMR or Azure’s HDInsight
Building and extending ML and Data Science platforms
Experience integrating data flows with 3rd party BI platforms, like Domo, Tableau, Sisense, etc.
Competitive Salary with a Bonus Structure
Health, Dental, and Vision