Data Engineer

Our client, who launched in 2016, manages tens of thousands of vehicles at dealerships in North America across every major manufacturer brand. By combining a mobile-first approach with fresh design thinking, their industry-leading SaaS platform enables best-in-class fleet management and mobility services for the top automotive dealerships and manufacturers. Recently they were recognized by Built In as one of the 100 Best Hybrid Places to Work.

As they continue growing, they are looking for a Data Engineer to assist in creating a new cloud-native automotive data platform. This platform, built on AWS, will utilize advanced data technologies to integrate data from various sources for real-time analytics in their application. The Data Engineer will also optimize the SaaS application and establish connections with technology partners in the automotive data field.

Please note: This job does require being on-site for 3 days a week in Austin, Texas, and will have a skill-based test during the interview process. Unfortunately, sponsorship of any kind is not available for this opportunity at this time. 

What YOU get to DO at this innovative company?

  • Develop a robust streaming data platform on AWS, sourcing data internally and externally through various methods.
  • Build and manage a scalable data lake with modern governance controls and specialized data consumption zones.
  • Automate data quality processes and deliver actionable insights through analytics and reporting.
  • Utilize Terraform to create shared services and optimize data storage for performance and cost-effectiveness.
  • Maintain infrastructure and support database deployments while staying updated on emerging technologies.

What you NEED to SUCCEED in this challenging role?

  • 3 years of experience in Continuous Integration and Deployment (CI/CD) and Git as a version control system.
  • 5 years of expertise in Python and SQL and have worked with BI tools such as Looker, QuickSight, Tableau, or PowerBI.
  • Experience with query engines like Athena, Snowflake, Redshift, BigQuery, or similar technologies.
  • Skilled in infrastructure as code tools like Terraform, event-based architectures using Kafka or Kinesis, and optimizing costs on platforms like AWS or Snowflake.
  • Proficiency in AWS Lambdas or Step Functions, data orchestration tools, Continuous Integration tools (particularly CircleCI or Github Actions), application performance monitoring using DataDog, and a strong understanding of DevOps principles.
  • Familiarity with Avro, schema evolution, schema registries, and data catalog tools like Alation.

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Competitive compensation and benefits including medical, dental, vision, and a 401k plan.
  • Opportunity to gain experience with a business that is headed in an upwards projection and constantly expanding in its space!  
  • A company whose goal is for its employees, partners, and customers to feel they can show up fully and authentically in the shared communities, in and out of the workplace.
  • Tuition reimbursement, company-paid conference attendance and certifications.
  • Access to a wide array of free educational courses via an on-demand learning platform to foster a culture of growth and development.
  • A remote-first work policy, with unlimited PTO and a flexible work schedule so you can get your best work done, your way. For those who enjoy working in office, there is a freshly remodeled headquarters that offers a warm and inviting collaborative team environment in the heart of downtown Austin (with free parking!)