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Digital Career Counselor

Senior Data Engineer

$90k – $150k • 0.5% – 1.5%
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Steppingblocks is a quickly growing start-up looking to expand our team by onboarding a skilled Data Engineer with a passion for data science. Steppingblocks will provide an opportunity to put your stamp on new projects while working alongside a broader team and propose new methodologies, and improvements to our processes. The Data Engineer will collaborate with the team to help develop analytics systems to deliver insightful reporting to our customers in higher education and market analytics users. We focus on the creation of informative and intuitive data dashboards for Students, University Admins, Researchers, and business professionals. You would be a central member of our Data team, working closely with management and team mates to reach team goals.

If this product, role, and environment sounds exciting and intriguing, we invite you to apply.

Additional Requirements:
* Build large scale data processing, mining and analysis projects and features, ensuring robust & maintainable solutions are implemented with special attention to data quality, performance and usability details.
* Develop, advocate for, and build consensus on, coding best practices.
* Ability to effectively work with cross functional teams to understand requirements and identify design and engineering impacts
* Experience with architecting big data and analytical applications that scale to petabytes highly preferred.

What you’ll do:

-Collaborate with Data Scientists, Analysts, and the CTO to ready data pipelines for production
-Work in Databricks / Spark / Python etc to optimize existing workflows
-Suggest process improvements to increase code sustainability, and robustness
-Assist other engineers in planning and architecting their projects
-Peer Code Review other team members’ code for quality, feedback, and to help establish best practices and patterns
-Participate in agile development process including daily standups, periodic milestone reviews and retrospectives
-Take on personal special projects to foster innovation
-Continuously learn new technologies to stay up-to-speed and help the team grow
-Present process updates to the team
-Regularly share code, patterns and best practices with engineering team
-Monitor continuous integration builds and continuous delivery platform


What you need:

-BA/BS/MS degree
-3+ years of professional experience in data engineering, or professional -development program
-Basic Computer Science algorithms and Data Structures
-Experience in big data technologies
-Experience with data cleaning, modeling, and ETL pipelines
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Outstanding logical and problem solving skills

What We Look For:

-Trust: We put a lot of trust in individuals and ask the same in return
-Agility: Willingness to adapt quickly to work and workplace changes
-Customer service: A commitment to customers
-Team above self: A commitment to team goals and success

Compensation:

Competitive salary based on experience
Equity incentives in a quickly growing startup
Health and Dental coverage

Steppingblocks at a glance

Digital Career Counselor

Steppingblocks focuses on Education Technology. Their company has offices in Atlanta. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.steppingblocks.com

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