Mid Data Engineer

Job description

About The Team/Role

As an Data Engineer at WEX, you’ll be responsible for building and maintaining the bridge between our data and the rest of the organization. You’ll work with stakeholders to understand business requirements and then implement SQL-first transformation workflows to deploy analytics code. You’ll help ensure the integrity, reliability, and usability of data for stakeholders, so they can make critical data-driven decisions. You’ll be part of a collaborative scrum team that consists of an Agility Engineer, Technical Program Manager, Data Engineers, QA, and DevOps. You’ll also be supported by a manager that is here to listen and help you grow.

How you’ll make an impact

You are passionate about all things data and it shows. You can share one or more passion projects or have contributed to open-source projects in your own time. You are constantly learning and upskilling, because that's who you are.

You are a critical thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.

You are self motivated and able to work independently with minimum supervision.

Experience you’ll bring


Our core stack for this position consists of dbt (data build tool) or another imperative tool , SQL, Snowflake, and Airflow. You possess the following skills and experiences:

  • Solid understanding of SQL to perform data transformation tasks.
  • Strong understanding of data design principles and dimensional data modeling.
  • Advanced SQL skills and understanding of query optimization strategies in Snowflake.
  • Fundamental understanding of DAGs and operators in Airflow, hands-on experience with action and sensor operators.
  • Solid understanding of basic programming concepts (in Python or similar modern languages).

If you are interested, but feel you lack a skill, we still encourage you to apply. Just make sure you have other relevant skills that you can speak to.

Strong experience as an Data Engineer developing complex data models using dbt, macros or Jinja and building data pipelines

BS in a technical or quantitative field; or you can make us feel intensely confident that you don’t need one.

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