Veeva Systems

Principal Data Engineer

Job description

Veeva Systems is a mission-driven organization and pioneer in industry cloud, helping life sciences companies bring therapies to patients faster. As one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in history, we surpassed $2B in revenue in our last fiscal year with extensive growth potential ahead.

At the heart of Veeva are our values: Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed. We're not just any public company – we made history in 2021 by becoming a public benefit corporation (PBC), legally bound to balancing the interests of customers, employees, society, and investors.

As a Work Anywhere company, we support your flexibility to work from home or in the office, so you can thrive in your ideal environment.

Join us in transforming the life sciences industry, committed to making a positive impact on its customers, employees, and communities.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced and hands-on Senior/Principal Data Engineer who is a self-starter, loves solving technical challenges, and has prior experience working on a variety of engineering projects in an energizing environment. You should have extensive expertise in Data Engineering in an Enterprise context. In this role, you will be focused on building industry-leading Enterprise Content Management applications and services on our multi-tenant, highly scalable cloud platform.

What You'll Do

  • You get to play with the latest technologies in the Cloud and keep your skills current while you innovate
  • The opportunity to lead, design, implement and own key Data Engineering initiatives with our team in Toronto
  • Work in a small team environment within a highly successful company that is growing fast
  • Directly collaborate with all product stakeholders and drive multiple features to successful delivery


  • 8+ years of Data Engineering experience
  • Deep understanding of Data Warehousing in the Cloud (Redshift, Snowflake)
  • Expert level SQL
  • Strong experience with data-pipelines, ETL, and ETL tools (Airflow, Glue, Spark)
  • Expert knowledge of large database design and optimizations
  • Strong experience with Python
  • Experience in Dimensional Modeling and OLAP
  • Technical leadership and mentorship experience

Nice to Have

  • Experience with various BI tools (Tableau, Power BI, Apache Superset)
  • Experience developing Complex Reports
  • AWS Data-related experience (Redshift, Athena, Glue)
  • Java development experience
Learn More

  • Engineer Perspective: 3 Reasons to Consider Veeva
  • Engineering at Veeva

#BI-Remote Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world. Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need when applying for a role or in our recruitment process, please contact us at

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