The Hired Guns are seeking an expert Senior Data Engineer to accelerate the data journey for a B2B SaaS company that’s helping educate America. (Note, this role could be set up as either a fulltime hire or a long-term contract.)
Salary range: $115,000 to $149,000 per year
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the company and why they need to hire you!
This pioneer edutech company is leading the way in next-generation curriculum and assessment with a user base of over 20 million people nationwide. As the company grows exponentially every year, so does its database! In response, they’re looking for a highly skilled Senior Data Engineer – someone who lives and breathes ETL pipelines, SQL, Airflow, data migration…you get the point – to lead a company-wide migration from Matillion to Airflow. You’ll be joining a talented team tackling the toughest problems in education with the best ideas in technology – including user experience, APIs and services, data analysis, and deployment pipelines. You’ll play an active role in imagining and improving product design and the classroom experience.
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
You live and breathe data architecture, ETL pipelines, migration, and software development. You have at least 5 years of professional software development or data engineering experience, with proven fluency in SQL and a development language such as Python. You have strong CS and data engineering fundamentals, plus the wisdom to know when they’re relevant. Strong knowledge of datastores and their tradeoffs (including relational, columnar, and document stores), data modeling, data structures, data manipulation is a must. You must have deep experience with ETL/ELT pipeline design, tooling, and support. You’re accustomed to working with databases of at least 10 million unique users. Oh, and you’re excited to work for an educational technology company that’s making a difference in the world!
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this team!
If you’re looking for a high-visibility role in data engineering at a rapidly scaling company, look no further. Stretch your data engineering wings and have access to tons of growth opportunities. Oh, and feel good about the work you’re doing, because it’s actually making a real difference in people’s lives. If this sounds like a win-win, we want to hear from you.
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