Senior/ Lead Data Engineer

/ permanent / $100k-$150k

Adam Delgado

Our client is a Canadian tech success story with $20M+ in VC funding. Their e-commerce business is disrupting the automotive industry and challenging the way people "buy and sell" cars.

They are a technology first company, can offer rapid career progression opportunities into senior/ leadership/ management positions and have a very friendly employee work/ life balance.

As of today, the Director of Engineering is looking to hire a SENIOR DATA ENGINEER to join their business.

This will be the first hire in the DATA ENGINEERING team and you will have the chance to grow into a team lead position.

You will be responsible for the following on a day to day basis:

  • Act of the most senior point in the data engineering team
  • Work closely with internal teams to ensure their data needs are met
  • Building, operating and enhance large scale data pipelines and databases
  • Develop tools supporting self-service data pipeline management (ETL)
  • Working closely with Director of Engineering to define data roadmap/ strategy
  • Provide advice and recommendations on data infrastructure/ data pipelines and best practices

It is expected you will have the following technical skills and experience:

  • Experience with big data tools and databases (Apache Spark, Apache Hive, Presto, Snowflake, PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools (Snowplow, Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc)
  • Strong programming skills in Python and/or Javascript
  • Ability to think holistically about uses of data, designing for ease of data access
  • Strong programming skills
  • Experience writing complex SQL Queries
  • Knowledge of ETL patterns, including testing and maintenance
  • Understanding of event-driven and stream-based processing patterns

In return you will be paid HIGHLY competitive salary figures + equity and have the chance to work directly with Directors and founders on the data roadmap and strategy going forward.

If you're open to hearing more about this opportunity, apply now and we will be in touch with all suitable candidates.