Job description

Who We Are:

Born out of higher education, HelioCampus works with institutions throughout North America to optimize financial decision-making and assessment/accreditation processes, and provide a more integrated approach to strategic planning and institutional effectiveness. HelioCampus is backed by professionals passionate about the impact of innovation on the mission of higher education.

What We Do:

HelioCampus helps colleges and universities measure and evaluate their effectiveness in fulfilling their mission by connecting investments with financial, operational, and student learning outcomes. We help our partners see the pathway to institutional sustainability.

How We Do It:

HelioCampus turns institutional data into a highly effective asset by combining powerful technology platforms with best practices from the field. Our solutions present data in ways that allow higher ed stakeholders to take informed actions and mitigate risk. We couple unmatched institutional expertise with proven data models, insightful workflows and innovative software.

How You'll Help:

You will shadow one of our senior data engineers and learn first hand about building and maintaining a data warehouse for higher education. Using SQL and Python, you will ensure the institutional data is reliable and loaded in a timely manner. Working closely with colleagues, you will help expand our reporting models to meet changing university goals.

What You Will Do:

  • Perform: SQL development, unit testing, and deployment of ETL solutions
  • Analyze: Trends in performance to proactively prevent problems
  • Troubleshoot: ETL issues in real-time and diagnoses the root cause

You Will Be a Good Fit For This Role If You:

  • Have 3+ year(s) in ETL/SQL and related experience
  • Understand data warehouse concepts and structures
  • Hold professional experience developing SQL queries, analyzing data, systems integrations
  • Possess understanding on translation requirements into SQL specifications
  • Have experience with at least one oriented programming language (Python, Java , etc)
  • Exhibit competency with AWS tools or any other Cloud Service Platform
  • Gained exposure to Non-SQL data transformation approaches
  • Enjoy flexibility, and working in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Encompass an analytical approach and the ability to think on the fly
  • Strive to explore and find solutions with minimal supervision
  • Drive to excel at remote learning/working

About You:

We are seeking a Data Engineer to join our technical team working on challenging data integration projects. We value innovative employees who have a sense of ownership in their work and perform well in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment. You will work on a combination of exciting new projects and initiatives while also working to improve and maintain HelioCampus’ existing solutions (using cloud technologies). You will become an integral part of a fast-growing team of ETL, BI developers and analysts dedicated to the success of higher education.


HelioCampus has three locations, Bethesda, MD, Chapel Hill, NC, and Philadelphia, PA. This specific role is primarily remote, with occasional travel to an office or client site

Compensation and Benefits:

HelioCampus offers employees a competitive salary along with paid time off, healthcare, vision, dental, 401(k) w/ company match, remote work flexibility, and a fun, collaborative work environment.

What We Believe:

HelioCampus is an equal opportunity employer all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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