Job description

Our Data & Tech cluster of companies is looking to bring someone on board as a Google Cloud Senior Data Engineer.


Our vision for our Senior Data Engineer is to work within our data science team, where they would design, develop, and maintain our GCP-based data infrastructure. They would work closely with our Data Scientists and Analysts to build some of our more custom solutions.


They would build solutions that sit in the space of our cloud-based solutions that are AI-powered, machine learning predictive tech that keeps our clients ahead of customer behaviour, to centralized, data-visualized, single dashboards, that are custom-built solutions automating and centralizing all elements of the management process. We also predict what our customers need, what they buy, and how much of it they buy. Our solutions have revolutionized all forecasting abilities from pricing, inventory, customer behaviour, and sales analytics.


We are looking for unique people who believe in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, where our people are cared for, and where they are happy and inspired to build an extraordinary place to work. We also consider our business an innovative hub, which means we will constantly be challenging what has been established, and find more creative and efficient ways to solve problems.


Responsibilities

Data Engineering

  • Gather and cleanse data from a variety of sources, including structured and unstructured data
  • Design, develop, and maintain GCP-based data infrastructure, including data pipelines and ETL processes using Google BigQuery and DBT
  • Implement data transformations, aggregations, and data cleansing to support analytics and reporting

Data Modeling

  • Utilize DBT (Data Build Tool) to define, document, and maintain data models and business logic in SQL for analytics and reporting
  • Develop and implement data quality checks to ensure the accuracy and integrity of data

Performance Optimization

  • Monitor and optimize data pipelines to ensure they are performing as expected, ensuring efficient data processing and cost management
  • Automate data processing tasks to improve efficiency and scalability

Data Governance

  • Enforce data quality standards, implement data access controls, and ensure compliance with data privacy regulations

Visualization

  • Analyze and interpret data to present insights clearly and concisely
  • Prepare dashboard visualizations and reports to communicate data insights to internal and external stakeholders in written and/or verbal format

Machine Learning Integration

  • Work with data scientists and analysts to build and deploy data-driven solutions, using Google Vertex AI

Team Collaboration

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including data scientists, analysts, and business stakeholders, to understand their data needs and provide solutions
  • Lead and mentor other data engineers to design and implement complex data solutions

Documentation

  • Create and maintain documentation for data pipelines, data models, and best practices

Technical Innovation

  • Stay up-to-date on the latest GCP and data engineering technologies to incorporate them into the data infrastructure


Qualifications

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in computer science, data, engineering data science, or a related field
  • Post-graduate degree in any of the above will be an advantage
  • 5+ years of experience in Google Cloud Data Engineering or a comparable cloud platform is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of GCP services, including Google BigQuery, SQL and Cloud Storage would be an added advantage.
  • Experience with data modeling and data warehousing principles


Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of DBT, or similar technology, and experience in building and maintaining data models
  • Familiarity with Google Vertex AI for ML integration
  • Experience with data governance and compliance practices
  • Google Cloud certifications such as Google Cloud Professional Data Engineer are a significant advantage
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to troubleshoot data-related issues
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines


Benefits

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology and drive data-driven decision-making
  • Collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Career growth potential within a dynamic and rapidly expanding organization

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