TransLoc Inc.

Data Engineer (REMOTE)

Job description

All About Us:

At TransLoc, we believe that public transit is central to the future of mobility. Made up of the three most-trusted companies in transit technology (TransLoc, Ride Systems and DoubleMap), today's TransLoc delivers a one-stop-shop for transit providers seeking transit orchestration solutions. Recognized by Fast Company for our innovative technology, our intelligent transportation software portfolio includes flexible demand response, fixed route systems, and planning services, providing software and services for more than 1500 transit providers worldwide. Our fixed route and on-demand systems have powered more than 600 million annual rides, helping transit users reach jobs, schools, healthcare and other important destinations in an equitable and accessible way. If being part of an organization bridging the chasm between today’s needs and tomorrow’s demands is important to you, we want to hear from you today!

Why you should join us:

At TransLoc, we constantly strive to create an atmosphere that allows our employees (TransLocians) to do their best work. We are committed to keeping TransLocians happy, healthy, motivated, focused and creative. We’ve designed our top-notch benefits program with these goals in mind. In a nutshell, we’ve built a place where we truly love working, and we think you’ll love it too! We have offices in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, Indianapolis, Indiana and Morgan, Utah. However, we can hire remotely in: Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas and Utah.

Our Values:

People First - Rise Up - Play To Win - Do The Right Thing - Pursuit of Knowledge


As a Data Engineer you will be a part of a growing team within TransLoc that focuses on putting data at the core of everything that we do. Responsible for the design, development and upkeep of data structures, the Data Engineer will be in a prime spot to have significant impacts to the daily business of the company.


Essential Functions:

  • Develop, design, construct, test, and maintain optimal data architecture/structures to meet the needs of TransLoc both current and future
  • Stay up-to-date on, and implement, industry best practices concerning the proper handling of data and applicable data regulations
  • Identify ways to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality
  • Align architecture/structure with business requirements
  • Work with other team members and customers to identify/develop value-add solutions
  • Prepare data for predictive and prescriptive modeling
  • Enthusiastically cultivate a culture of making sound decisions based on data
  • Evaluate, analyze, and implement business intelligence solutions to further enhance the company’s decision-making process
  • Execute additional duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of data warehousing tools, patterns, and processes
  • Experience consuming web-based APIs
  • Ability to work with various data formats including JSON, XML, delimited, and fixed-width formatted data
  • Advanced knowledge of data privacy standards and best practices
  • Proficiency with languages (SQL, Python, Go Lang, R)
  • Experience with Messaging Patterns and Events propagation (Pub-Sub, Kafka, RabbitMQ)
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins
  • Experience with source Control using Git
  • Experience with SQL Databases (SQL Server, Postgres, MySql)
  • Experience with NoSQL database (Cassandra, MongoDB)
  • Experience with data warehouse platforms (Snowflake, RedShift, BigQuery)
  • Experience with Looker is a plus
  • ETL design and coding using one or more tools (AWS services, Spark, Glue ETL)
  • Google Cloud Platform experience strongly preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience in a similar role with similar duties
  • Degree in Computer Science, IT, or similar field; Advanced degree preferred


TransLoc cares about its employees as much as we care about equitable and accessible mobility. We work hard, play hard (hello unlimited time off), and want our employees to know they are valued. That’s why we offer competitive compensation packages, generous benefits, including dental, vision, 100% employer-paid medical coverage for employees as well as generous contributions towards spousal and dependent coverage, and Pick Your Perk a $2,400/yr stipend to be used any way you’d like (seriously, ANY way you’d like!). In the market for a new vehicle? Take advantage of our Ford discount program! TransLoc also offers a strong 401k retirement matching plan, and a progressive work environment.

TransLoc is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people of all walks of life. TransLoc is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to EEO for all employees and to providing our people with a harassment and discrimination free environment. All decisions at TransLoc, are based on business need, individual qualifications, and job requirements without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Also, if you have a disability, please let us know if there is any way we can make the interview process better for you; we’re happy to accommodate!

Recruiting Agencies, Please Note:

TransLoc will not accept unsolicited assistance from recruiting/search agencies for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by recruiting or search agencies to any employee at TransLoc via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search/recruitment agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of TransLoc. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by TransLoc as a result of the referral or through other means.

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