Data Engineer II (USA)

Engineering Austin, Texas Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania New York, New York Clearwater, Florida Denver, Colorado Dallas, Texas Boston, Massachusetts



Data Engineer II

Who You Are

We are looking to hire an experienced data engineer to join our dynamic engineering team. You will be a part of a global data engineering team, spread across the various United States and India based SWZD offices, and will play a key role in enabling our data-driven strategy. As a Data Engineer, you’ll work closely with Product Managers, Finance and Business Analysts, Data Scientists, and Software Engineers as you help define our data development roadmap. Eager to jump into a pivotal role that's essential in enabling data-informed decisions? It’s time to apply!

Who we are 

Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a global organization with a work from anywhere approach to getting the job done. We help the world’s businesses find, adopt, and manage the latest technologies. We also help technology brands build, market, and sell better products and services. Millions of technology buyers and hundreds of brands later, we’ve built the platforms they use to get their jobs done and make them better at what they do, every day. the SWZD ecosystem to touch over 90% of all technology spending...Think about the impact of that!

We are uniquely positioned to offer our clients (top international companies such as HPE, IBM, Adobe, and SAP) unmatched visibility into in-market accounts by leveraging our scale, quality, and broad spectrum of B2B data. Unparalleled access to the world’s most influential technology buyers combined with proprietary algorithms and cutting-edge analytics enables SWZD the leader in intent-backed, intelligent, omnichannel marketing.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead the development of self-monitoring, robust, scalable, batch and streaming ETL processes
  • Work closely with product team and contribute to build software design documents for product outcomes
  • Develop and improve the continuous integration and testing processes
  • Perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions
  • Contribute to the consolidation of our data and empower other teams to derive value from our warehouse ecosystem
  • Work closely with stakeholders on the data supply side (e.g. application engineers) and data demand side (e.g., BI analysts, data scientists, product managers, and other engineering teams)
  • Ensure data privacy and compliance (GDPR), as well as maintaining data dictionaries for governance purposes
  • Mentor junior engineers and promote good engineering practice

 What You Need

  • 4+ years of experience delivering data pipelines and managing resulting data stores (experience with Snowflake Data Warehouse, Redshift a plus)
  • Experience in analytic skills associated with working on structured and  unstructured datasets
  • Hands on experience in Python
  • Excellent understanding of building data models, SQL and query optimization
  • Experience using a wide range of data and orchestration technologies (Matillion, Snowflake, Pyspark, Redshift, Athena, Airflow, Talend, Kinesis, Hive, Firehose, Kafka ..)
  • Experience identifying and resolving performance and data quality issues
  • Experience using managed cloud services (AWS preferred)
  • Experience in data gathering, technical project planning and communicating with stakeholders
  • Experience working in agile/scrum development environments
  • Bachelor’s or master's in engineering, computer science, or related field preferred

Perks and Benefits 

  • Unlimited flexible time off
  • Volunteer paid time off
  • Generous holidays
  • Recognition Programs - yes there are multiple, AND prizes!
  • Remote-first work experience and a work from anywhere culture
  • Weekly coffee chats with leaders
  • Wellness and mindfulness programs
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Sick days
  • Generous Paid Parental Leave
  • Bi-weekly Townhalls
  • Regional holiday celebrations
  • Community give-back celebrations
  • Transportation Assistance for night-shift employees
  • Unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • Employee stock purchase program
  • ...and more!

***In terms of logistics, all interviews will take place over phone or video due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic***

This position may be performed remotely anywhere within the United States except the state of Colorado.

Spiceworks Ziff Davis is a safe, inclusive workplace for people of all backgrounds and walks of life. Some candidates may see a long list of job requirements and feel discouraged because they don't match every single bullet point - we suggest, please apply anyway. We're flexible on location wherever possible - we are a Work From Anywhere company. We don't believe in a "perfect" candidate because we believe in our core value, "Evolve and Adapt Quickly". If you believe this is a role that you'll be excited to work in every day, want to be a part of a culture like ours, and will be relentless about pushing boundaries to succeed, please apply.

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