Senior Data Engineer

Employer
Hatch IT
Location
Arlington, VA
Posted
Jan 20, 2022
Closes
Jan 22, 2022
Ref
323473417
Function
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Hours
Full Time
Hatch IT is partnering with Koalafi to find a Senior Data Engineer, see details below:About KoalafiKoalafi is one of the fastest growing consumer finance companies in America. Why? They're making it simpler, faster, and more transparent to purchase the things you need to make your life go.By combining smarter technology with a relentless focus on customer experience, they're transforming the financing experience for essential life purchases in retail stores nationwide.The OpportunityThe data engineering team is looking for an engineer to help modernizing the cloud native data platform. Koalafi is reinventing data to help support their analysts and data scientists to make faster, better decisions with data.This position is responsible for designing, executing, assessing, and troubleshooting data pipelines using modern toolsets like Snowflake Stitch, and dbt. This includes interacting with stakeholders, gathering business requirements, and developing data solutions for enterprise production reporting. The senior data engineer will apply proven communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills to help define success, determine approach, and deliver quality data solutions.Duties and ResponsibilitiesDesign, develop, test, and deploy data pipelines and use case driven data sets that meet critical business needs, both operational and analytical.Engage with the data analyst community to train and guide them on engineering best practices and new development patterns.Conduct research and on emerging technologies, approaches, and best practices to incorporate into the data environment.Design and build modern and traditional data warehousing solutions for business intelligence consumption.Partner closely with stakeholders to understand requirements and create consensus on approach and outcomes.Model business and application processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models.Provide guidance and mentor new/junior members of the team.Lead in the preparation and documentation of data process requirements and specifications.Lead other data consumers in conceptualizing and developing new data solutions.QualificationsDesign, develop, test, and deploy data pipelines and use case driven data sets that meet critical business needs, both operational and analytical.Engage with the data analyst community to train and guide them on engineering best practices and new development patterns.Conduct research and on emerging technologies, approaches, and best practices to incorporate into the data environment.Design and build modern and traditional data warehousing solutions for business intelligence consumption.Partner closely with stakeholders to understand requirements and create consensus on approach and outcomes.Model business and application processes based on findings through use case scenarios, workflow diagrams, and data models.Provide guidance and mentor new/junior members of the team.Lead in the preparation and documentation of data process requirements and specifications.Lead other data consumers in conceptualizing and developing new data solutions.Education & ExperienceFour-year college or university program certificate in Computer Science/Engineering or Information Systems; or 5+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.5+ years hands experience designing and developing enterprise data solutions.2+ years' experience owning outcomes and driving results.Things Koalafi values:Curiosity. Why? How?Nerdiness. Financial news and trends are fascinating. Seriously.Relentlessness. No one here gives up. We try. We fail. We try again.Passion. If you don't get excited about point of sale financing, retail, and consumer empowerment, it simply won't work.Smarts: Book and street. They have to use all of the tools at their disposal to build Koalafi.Empathy and Compassion. You understand that people's access to life essential goods and services are in your hands.Communication. Can you ask for help or put your hand up when you don't understand?Building. Doing. Making. Yes, Koalafi has to do a lot of thinking and talking to figure this stuff out, but you can't wait to leave the conversation and build it.If you are interested in learning more about this company or any Startups/Small Businesses in the area, please contact us and check us out here!! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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