Senior Data Engineer

Location: Norwell, MA 02061

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Position: Full time

Location: Norwell, MA

Our Senior Data Engineer is responsible for working with our sales and operations teams to find trends in data sets and to develop algorithms to help make raw data more useful to the enterprise. This role requires a significant set of technical skills, including a deep knowledge of database design and multiple programming languages. Our Senior Data Engineer is responsible for every step of the data process, from managing data pipelines and data warehouses to analyzing data. Communication skills are critical when working with various departments across the organization.


The Sr. Data Engineer is responsible for:

  • Developing, constructing, testing, and maintaining data architectures

  • Aligning data architecture with business requirements

  • Architecting and developing core data definitions and migration processes

  • Architecting and implementing data acquisition strategies including facade development

  • Identifying ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality

  • Planning and conducting research to answer industry and business questions

  • Leveraging large data sets to address business issues

  • Using data to discover tasks that can be automated

  • Finding hidden patterns using data

  • Deploying sophisticated analytics programs, machine learning and statistical methods

  • Preparing data for predictive and prescriptive modeling

  • Delivering analytics-based regular reporting updates to stakeholders

Characteristics we expect:

Our Sr. Data Engineers will lead by example. Sr. Data Engineers must therefore possess and express all the qualities we expect in our developers, including curiosity, passion, self-accountability, and diligence. In addition, owning a project’s execution will require them to be organized, disciplined, and autonomous; leading a team will require them to be patient, excellent verbal and written communicators, and able to move fluidly between macro and micro concerns.

Helpful Skill Sets & Experience

  • Advanced understanding of:

  • Python / R / Scala / Java

  • Apache Spark / Hadoop

  • Snowflake / 5Trans

  • Data modeling and warehousing

  • Cloud technology platforms (Amazon / Azure / GCP)

  • Big data analytics

  • Software development

  • Architecting SOA applications

  • Writing user stories

  • Collaborating with internal / external engineering teams

Certifications (Optional, but Highly Recommended)

  • Cloudera Certified Professional (CCP): Data Engineer

  • AWS Certified Big Data Specialty

  • Google Cloud Certified Professional Data Engineer

  • Azure Certified Data Engineer / Azure Certified Data Science

  • Certificate in Engineering Excellence Big Data Analytics Optimization (CPEE)

  • IBM Certified Data Engineer – Big Data


  • Salary: $120,000 to $140,000 Annually
  • Benefits: 401K, Medical, Dental, Vision

About FreightPlus:

FreightPlus is an industry innovating provider of data driven transportation management. We pride ourselves on offering clients our customized and fully tailored managed freight solutions in a boutique environment where clients get the individual attention that they deserve. Our mission is to combine first class customer service with technology and industry best practices to help mid-size and growing companies work efficiently in the $800B domestic transportation markets.

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