Senior Data Engineer

Job description

Flexe solves the hardest omnichannel logistics problems for the world’s largest retailers and brands. Integrating technology, open logistics networks, and elastic economic models allows Flexe customers to move fast, at scale, and with precision. Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Seattle, Flexe brings deep logistics expertise and enterprise-grade technology to deliver innovative eCommerce fulfillment, retail distribution, same-day delivery, and network capacity programs to the Fortune 500. Flexe is transforming the $1.5T logistics industry. For more information, please visit flexe.com

At FLEXE, we promote autonomous, vertical engineering teams where each team is accountable for a slice of the complete customer experience. That includes everything from developing and maintaining software that runs in the browser to the software that manages the infrastructure. We value the ability to iterate quickly in order to match the demands of the modern logistics industry. As a data engineer, you will bring proven engineering practices to building and deploying services that build value from the data FLEXE has aggregated.

What To Expect

    • Evolving technology that is at the heart of our business.
    • You will be responsible for architecting and implementing data systems that impact our customers directly.
    • We deliver value from conception to release. You will work directly with customer stakeholders to design, implement, and deliver and support a variety of data and analytics needs.
    • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and the loading of data from a wide variety of data sources.
    • Facilitate personal and team growth. You will work with leadership to establish goals for your own individual growth. Combined with mentoring and supporting other engineers, you will directly contribute to scaling out the organization.
    • Value a healthy and productive culture. You will work in an environment that values ambitious but sustainable growth. The best page is the one that you never receive. We encourage design and investment in resilient systems to minimize support burden.
    • Perform data ingestion and harmonization for all product data sources from source systems into Flexe’s data warehouse. This includes verifying the accuracy and quality of data, performing routine data cleansing, transforming data into usable forms and setting up and maintaining data loads at regular cadence per SLA into an integrated data mart.
    • Responsible for creating and maintaining a set of curated master product data in the integrated data mart for use by Business Analytics, Operations, Finance and other downstream data users.
    • Enrich the raw product data by building out modeled dimensions and facts in the integrated data mart.
    • Collaborate closely with internal data users/stakeholders such as Business Analytics, Operations, Sales and Finance to understand the downstream use cases of product data so that the curated master product data meet the requirements.

Basic Qualifications...

    • Minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or equivalent experience.
    • Experience with relational(SQL) and NoSQL databases.
    • Fluency in SQL, experience building and maintaining data pipelines Familiarity with Cloud Platforms (Kubernetes, Object Stores, Cloud Services, Pub/Sub, etc.)
    • Experience with some object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Ruby, Java, C++, etc.
    • A history of team oriented development and a drive to continuously learn.
The benefits package at Flexe is thoughtfully designed to help people lead healthy lives in and outside of work.

  • Health benefits for individual:
  • -Dental and vision are covered 100%
  • -Medical is covered 100% for HSA or a tiny premium for PPO.
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Internet Stipend, while we're 100% work from home
  • $300 Work from home office reimbursement
  • 20 days of PTO
  • 13 Total Holidays
  • -10 company holidays (We've added Juneteenth to our list of holidays observed)
  • -2 floating holidays
  • -Take your birthday off!
  • Paid Parental Leave & Bereavement Leave
  • Paid Volunteer Time
  • Industry learning initiatives with talks, demos, site visits. Etc.

Working at Flexe:
Here are a few perks that make day to day work at Flexe even more enjoyable:

  • Choice of MacBook or PC and monitor setup, and height adjustable standing desk
  • Located in historic Pioneer Square; restaurants, bars, shops, and mass transit hub
  • PhilanthroFLEXE program. A quarterly program where we give back to the community through volunteer work, fundraising drives, etc.

Other benefits available when in-office:

  • Bike lockers and showers
  • Fully stocked pantry and beverage fridge
  • Bake-off challenges
  • Team sports such as Kickball, Softball, etc.

Flexe participates in E-Verify, an employment authorization program through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration.

Flexe is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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