Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 


Job Description

For the past 15 years this company has been on a mission to use the power of community and technology to gain global recognition in their industry. Every month 90 million people around the world spend over 23 billion minutes on their platform. They’re proudly based in Toronto, but their reach is truly global.

They are currently looking for a Data Engineer passionate about solving hard technical problems, loves to create data models, and thrives in a product focused environment. This position is for their Platform, Infrastructure and Enablement Team.


Must Have Skills:

- Coordinate with data scientists, data analysts, software developers and product managers to design and evolve the existing architecture, improving the reliability and performance of their data infrastructure.
- Build, troubleshoot and scale high traffic distributed systems processing hundreds of thousands of messages per second in real time
- Develop and maintain reliable ETL pipelines to help power analytical needs
- Provide input into the design and development of their in-house A/B testing framework to maximize effectiveness of experiments
- Evangelize data-driven decision making across the organization through data expertise

- At least 2 years experience in writing high-quality code in any programming language (bonus if it’s in Python or Go)
- Strong understanding of database fundamentals
- Experience with batch processing and streaming systems like Hive, Pig and Kafka
- Experience with Spark and Scala is a plus
- A critical thinker and possess creative problem solving skills
- Quantitative skills, ability to think analytically, and strong attention to details


Special Perks:

- Competitive salary
- Health benefits, fully covered
- RRSP Contributions
- Generous vacation and Parental Leave Top-up
- Career development; they believe in mentorship and supporting you to achieve your goals
- $200/month Transit and Home Office Allowance, choice of hardware, flexible hours, hybrid office and remote work options
- Corporate discount for gym membership for you and your family


Details:

Starting: ASAP







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