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Data Engineer at SpareFoot (Austin, TX)

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Job Description

We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our Data Architecture team in Austin. This team member will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our cloud native big data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing distributed systems as well as building them from the ground up. The Data Engineer will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on stakeholder initiatives and ensure delivered architecture is consistent and supportable throughout ongoing projects. They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our companys data architecture to support our next generation of products and data initiatives. What youll do everyday: Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture Assemble large, complex data sets that meet both functional and non-functional requirements Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc. Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using various SQL and big data technologies Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics Work closely with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to design and deliver products and functionality to address analytical and functional data needs Create data tools for analytics and data scientist and business operations team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems What you need to bring to the table: Computer science degree or equivalent experience 5+ years experience in software development, data engineering, BI development, and / or data architecture Experience with Python, SQL, AWS, RESTful APIs, and Tableau or other data visualization tools Consistent track record of leading successful delivery for a large-scale project or being a key contributor on multiple projects Consistent track record of positively influencing project direction and contributions to cross-functional and/or cross-organizational collaborations