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Sr. Data Engineer I

Pax8

Pax8

Data Science
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023
Pax8 is the leading cloud-based technology marketplace, simplifying the cloud journey for our partners by integrating technology, business intelligence and proactive service to deliver an unparalleled experience. Serving thousands of partners through the indirect sales channel, our mission is to be the world’s favorite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic and high-energy startup organization, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, and at Pax8, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative and humorously offbeat. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best.
We Elev8 each other. We Advoc8 for our partners. We Innov8 continuously. We Celebr8 life.

No matter who you are, Pax8 is a place you can call home. We know there’s no such thing as a “perfect" candidate, so we don’t look for the right "fit" – instead, we look for the add. We encourage you to apply for a role at Pax8 even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points. We believe in cultivating an environment with a diversity of perspectives, in hopes that we can all thrive in an inclusive environment.

We are only as great as our people. And we have great people all over the world. No matter where you live and work, you’re a part of the Pax8 team. This means embracing hybrid- and remote-work whenever possible.

Position Summary:

Are you a wizard with Data? At Pax8, we are looking to the future and how data will help get us there. You will join our growing Data Science team who are committed to the creation and expansion of clean accessible data to our internal Pax8 partners.

As a Sr. Data Engineer, you will work amongst a collaborative team working with data from inception to modeling.This team works with ETL processes in order to pull data from across various data sources and consolidate it into our newly created and centralized Redshift data warehouse. The data you will work with and be creating a central point of truth for will aid several different Pax8 teams stretching across the organization that will be aimed at improving our customers' experience within our marketplace.

For you to successfully perform in this role, you will need to be equipped with experience to run with data, end-to-end, including everything from inception to modeling. Strong Python and SQL skills will be needed to navigate and deliver on the architectural areas and testing. You'll work with a vast amount of data, one crucial area will be within real-time streaming data harnessed by the use of Kafka. Having a solutions mindset will also be a key element to your contribution to our team approach to projects.

Meet the team and hear what they have to say about our Product & Engineering group: Meet the Team

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Builds pipelines to ingest new data sources
  • Transforms data to support varied use cases
  • Includes testing in all aspects of the development process
  • Mentors junior and mid-level Engineers
  • Optimizes existing data pipelines and improves existing code quality
  • Makes updates and improvements to deployment processes
  • Participates in project planning and architecture discussions
  • Analyzes potential problems and finds solutions to pressing data issues
  • Participates in on-call rotation

Ideal Skills, Experience, and Competencies:

  • At least Four (4) years of relevant data engineering experience
  • Advanced experience with Python
  • Expert experience with SQL
  • Intermediate experience with a JVM language
  • Exposure to other software development languages
  • Advanced experience with Apache Spark or other distributed processing engines
  • Advanced experience with Apache Kafka or other stream processing frameworks
  • Intermediate experience with Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, or other similar infrastructure tooling
  • Advanced experience with cloud data tools such as S3, Glue, and Athena
  • Intermediate experience with building CI/CD pipelines
  • Effective problem solving and troubleshooting abilities
  • Ability to consistently achieve results, even under tough circumstances
  • Effective technical leadership abilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with innovative application design and implementation
  • Ability to make sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems

Required Education & Certifications:

  • B.A./B.S. in related field or equivalent work experience
  • M.S./M.A. in related field or equivalent work experience

Compensation:

  • Qualified candidates can expect a salary beginning at $140,000 or more depending on experience

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*Note: Compensation is benchmarked on local Denver Metro area market rates. Qualified candidates in other locations can expect a salary package that may be adjusted based off applicable cost of wages in their respective location.
At Pax8 we believe that your Total Rewards should include a benefits package that shows how much we value our greatest assets. All FTE Pax8 people enjoy the following benefits:
  • Non-Commissioned Bonus Plans or Variable Commission
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employer Paid Short & Long Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Flexible, Open Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time Off
  • Extended Leave for Life events
  • RTD Eco Pass (For local Colorado Employees)
  • Career Development Programs
  • Stock Option Eligibility
  • Employee-led Resource Groups

Pax8 is an EEOC Employer.