Lead Data Engineer

| Austin

What Is Cool About This Position

As a Data Engineer you will be at the forefront of our initiative to centralize all company data to a single source system. You will help by bringing to bear modern tools/technologies such as Google BigQuery, Apache Airflow, Python/R/SQL and Looker along with other visualization tools.

The Day to Day

  • You unite the organization with a top-level business view of data and analytics and how it flows throughout the business
  • Build run and maintain data pipelines utilizing GCP including BigQuery, Cloud Composer, Storage, Encryption and various APIs and SDKs with python
  • You translate complex business requirements into scalable technical solutions
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, loading and transformation (ELT) of data from a wide variety of databases, platforms, and APIs
  • Architect in converting legacy reporting from disparate data sources into automated real time metrics with full dimensionality
  • Support ad-hoc reporting requests from our business partners
  • Craft and maintain a data dictionary across the data warehouse and reporting systems
  • Design and administer data access policies and procedures
  • Ensure regulatory compliance and InfoSec policies are in place
  • Identify and resolve performance and data quality issues
  • You protect data from unauthorized usage and provide audit paths and access logs
  • Maintain high standards of quality within the team by establishing good practices and habits
  • Other duties as business priorities arise

Your Skills and Expertise

  • 10+ years professional experience in a similar role
  • Masterful demonstration of handling both unstructured and structured data
  • Past experience as a DBA across multiple flavors of databases
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, MIS/CIS, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or a related technical degree. Masters degree preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Python, SQL, Git, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Experience with cloud computing (Google Cloud or AWS preferred)
  • Analytical with the ability to collect, organize, model, analyze, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience building and optimizing ETL workflows
  • Knowledge of Tableau, Looker, Domo, PowerBI, or other BI tools is a plus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members to define requirements
  • A shown ability to understand and organize data from various sources
  • Knowledge of machine learning tools and concepts a plus

The Perks & Benefits

  • Compensation (We offer market competitive salaries)
  • Stock options (Every employee is an owner in the company)
  • Health benefits (100% paid employee medical, dental, and vision)
  • 401(k) (Make the most of retirement)
  • Life and Disability Insurance (100% Paid Life, STD, LTD and AD&D)
  • Generous vacation time (Who doesn't like time off?)
  • Transportation (Downtown parking or commuter reimbursement)
  • Lunch (Provided Monday – Thursday)
  • Gym membership discount
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Location

WP Engine is on the corner of 5th and Lavaca, blocks away from the Colorado River and Congress Avenue.

What are WP Engine Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

100% Employee Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision. Lunch provided Monday - Thursday. Equity - Every employee is an owner in the company. Paid downtown parking.

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