Hockeystick

Data Engineer at Hockeystick

Toronto · Full Time
We're on the leading edge of helping private equity funds and innovation organizations get high-quality data from their portfolios. We're inventing completely new solutions to solve big problems and have a culture that rewards great ideas and the ability to execute. Read More
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Job Description

As a Hockeystick.co data engineer, you'll touch our core systems: BI microservices, ETL jobs, and third-party integrations so expect some DevOps in the mix. We're a small team that’s growing fast and we’re looking for dedicated, smart engineers with experience and a passion for data privacy and security.

WHY HOCKEYSTICK?
We’re growing quickly, so there are plenty of opportunities to learn and develop. You’ll have the freedom to make a real difference in the SaaS world, and the chance to work with some of the best in the business. Hockeystick’s culture is defined by the great people who work here.

Your personal growth is also important to us, and we’ll give you the necessary tools to make it happen: health and dental insurance, learning budgets, one-on-one coaching, skill development workshops, you name it.

EXPERIENCE:
1. Backend engineering experience greater that 3 years, with strong system and CS fundamentals
2. Expertise in building and maintaining reliable ETL and crawler jobs
3. Deep understanding of SQL and relational database schema design
4. Experience with the test, build, release engineering cycle
5. Knowledge of Python in production environments and API development
6. Exposure to constructing taxonomies and ontologies a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Design and maintain scalable data models and deployment pipelines
2. Develop and maintain cross-platform ETL processes
3. Optimize table schema based on usage patterns
4. Perform general server administration

REQUIRED SKILLS:
Python, PostgreSQL, ETL, DevOps

LOCATION:
Toronto, Ontario, CANADA*

* Must have authorization to work in Canada; no remote

ABOUT HOCKEYSTICK:
Hockeystick.co is a financial data platform used by thousands of companies and some of the top investors and funders in the world. Founded by a team with a proven track record, we are building an API-driven platform for financial and corporate data. We’ve raised our seed round including leading investors in Boston and Toronto.

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What We're Building

Hockeystick is a financial market data network that provides deep insight into private companies.

Hockeystick’s network connects a firm’s financial data directly to the venture capital, private equity and innovation ecosystems. Fund managers and analysts use Hockeystick to accurately track, compare and predict company performance.

More than 12,000 private companies and top Canadian funders belong to the Hockeystick network.

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Raymond Luk
CEO of Hockeystick, co-founder of Scalability, Year One Labs. Entrepreneur and Angel for 20 years.
Clint Sieunarine
MIT CS; Oxford PhD; Worked at Texas Instruments, MIT Media Lab, University of Oxford; Co-Founder Startist; Data Science Consultant
Junji Zhi
Worked at 500px, NetApp. Experience with RoR, Go, Chef, C, Xen. Went to University of Toronto
William Tang
Sales Executive recently relocated back to Toronto from SF. Highly motivated individual and adept in business development, strategic account management.
Marta Stranianek
Accomplished QA Lead with hands-on experience; building, supervising domestic & offshore teams. Self starter thrives within a fast-paced start-up environment.
Benoit Hiller
McGill CS, Java and Ruby Developer.
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Our Investors

Alistair Croll
Analyst, writer, accelerant. Made Lean Analytics, Coradiant, Year One Labs. Runs Strata, Startupfest. Into Big Data, chat/AI, AR/VR, Biz model innovation.
Marcus Daniels
Founding Partner @Highline BETA; Co-Founder @HIGHLINE. Past MD @ExtremeStartups. COO @Trend Hunter Grad: @McGill University @Queen's University
Benjamin Yoskovitz
Founding Partner @HighlineBeta. Ex VP Product @VarageSale. Previously @GoInstant (acq. by $CRM). Author: Lean Analytics. Founding Partner at @Year One Labs.
Randy Smerik
Serial Entrepreneur interested in investing in exciting new high tech companies.
Raymond Luk
CEO of Hockeystick, co-founder of Scalability, Year One Labs. Entrepreneur and Angel for 20 years.
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