Data Engineer Intern

Location: San Diego, CA 92101

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Company Overview:

Goal Structured Solutions, Inc. is a multi-faceted company that provides financing solutions to students in need and enables other traditional and non-traditional participants to be active in the higher education finance sector. The three primary business platforms at Goal are services, investing and lending. Currently Goal serves a variety of clients such as hedge funds, traditional banks, ABS structures, insurance companies, investment banks and colleges and universities with over $26B in AUM.

Goal will continue to grow the business both organically and through acquisitions. The Goal team has been working together for nearly ten years and we pride ourselves and our work on our mission, values, culture and service to our community. Our company’s operations are headquartered in San Diego, CA and has been voted as San Diego’s best employer each year since 2015. Additional information about Goal can be found at

Job Description:

Our BI and platform teams develop modern data architecture approaches to meet key business objectives and provide end-to-end data solutions. The Data Engineer intern will work closely with BI and platform teams and develop data solutions for business needs. As a Data Engineer intern, you will help to understand the potential that data brings to solve business domain issues and their most pressing problems.

Education & Other Minimum Requirements:

  • Candidate must be pursuing a degree in a technical discipline (including but not limited to Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Data Science etc.)
  • Demonstrated ability and desire to quickly learn and apply new technologies
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with colleagues

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Understanding of data modeling and hands on experience with data engineering tools and platforms such as Pipelines, SQL, SSIS, python etc.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Collaborate with other Data Engineer and Data Analysts anchors in the org to learn and share best practices and techniques
  • Ensure technical expectations of deliverables are met
  • Maintaining knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products
  • Code! Build systems and automate data flow
  • It is a plus to have knowledge of Data Engineering tooling with the Microsoft Azure Data Engineering and Analytics stacks including ADLS, Azure Synapse Analytics, Polybase, ADF, Azure Event Hub, Azure Databricks, Active Directory, and PowerBI

Qualities we look for in our candidates:

  • An eagerness to learn and grow your technical skills.
  • A drive to succeed, a sense of urgency, and a passion for the work.
  • All-around good teammates who are cooperative, approachable, and dedicated to helping others succeed.

The Job Description is intended to be a general representation of the responsibilities and requirements of the job. However, the description may not be all-inclusive, and responsibilities and requirements are subject to change.

Equal Employment Opportunity

It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and employment applicants without regard to unlawful considerations of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, sensory, physical, or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, genetic information, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, benefits, training, discipline, and termination. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


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