Data Engineer

| Greater Denver Area

POSITION SUMMARY

AdAction Interactive is seeking a savvy Data Engineer to power our growing team of analytics experts. They will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our database architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems. The Data Engineer will support our Product, Tech and Data Science teams and will ensure data availability and access throughout ongoing projects. They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the needs of multiple teams, systems and products.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems.

  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.

  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data’ technologies.

  • Work with internal stakeholders to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.

  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

  • Employ a variety of languages and tools (e.g. scripting languages) to marry systems together.

  • Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • 2+ years experience in a Data Engineer role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Self-motivated and Intellectually curious; make recommendations for superior data warehousing solutions.

  • Advanced working PostgresSQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift.

  • Experience building and optimizing data pipelines, architectures and data sets.

  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.

  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable data stores.

  • Experience with object-oriented scripting languages: Python, Java, Ruby, C++,  etc.

BENEFITS & COMPENSATION

AdAction celebrates individuality and we value each other’s hard work by celebrating with exciting activities, lavish happy hours, complimentary meals, seasonal sports, and an all-inclusive staff retreat. We offer a flexible work schedule, including generous PTO, and a benefits package including health, dental, vision insurance and up to 6% 401k matching.

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200 Union Boulevard, Lakewood, CO 80228

What are AdAction Interactive Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
AdAction's Flexible Spending Account helps employees cover out-of-pocket medical expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $2,650 annually. Employees may rollover up to $500 each year.
Disability Insurance
AdAction pays 100% of premiums for Short-Term Disability, which covers up to 60% of an employees salary for up to 11 weeks.
Dental Benefits
AdAction covers 50% of employee and spouse/dependent premiums for dental coverage.
Vision Benefits
AdAction's vision insurance plan provides 100% of premiums covered by the company.
Health Insurance Benefits
AdAction's health insurance plan with UHC covers 70% of premiums for employees and their families. Employees are given two plan options to best fit their needs, both of which have low copays.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
AdAction's 401(k) retirement plan matches 100% of employee's contributions up to 6% of their annual base salary, with immediate vesting for matched contributions.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
AdAction offers a Dependent Care FSA to help families cover childcare-related expenses with pre-tax contributions of up to $5000 annually. This helps cover expenses like daycare and summer camps.
Generous Parental Leave
AdAction offers up to three weeks of paid parental leave for all new parents, which can be used in tandem with our PTO and short-term disability benefits.
Flexible Work Schedule
Every employee is given a second monitor for their home on day one of employment, so no matter when or where they choose to work, they have all of the resources they need.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Employees are eligible for up to 4 weeks of PTO annually. Coupled with our flexible work from home policy, employees are able to really take the time off they need to do whatever they please.
Paid Holidays
All employees are granted paid time off to observe all major holidays.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
We've got a kegerator in the office for a rotating selection of craft brews and cold brew coffee! There are other beer and coffee options in the fridge, so that everyone can have something they like!
Casual Dress
Come as you are! At AdAction, we want our employees to be comfortable and happy while they're working. We care about the work you're doing, not if you're wearing jeans, a t-shirt and flip flops.
Company Outings
AdAction really values team outings, so we have a minimum of one unique outing each month! That's on top of happy hours, volunteer events, holiday parties and our annual all-inclusive staff retreat.
Game Room
Our lounge area is fully-equipped with a Wii and Play Station, including a multitude of game options. There's also a mini basketball hoop and everyone is always ready for an impromtu nerf dart war!
Stocked Kitchen
AdAction has a fully-stocked kitchen with unlimited granola bars, snacks, fruit, coffee, and LaCroix! We also have some essential lunch items like PB&J for days employees are in a pinch for a meal.
Some Meals Provided
AdAction provides a weekly catered lunch on Thursdays.
Happy Hours
Whether welcoming a new employee or taking advantage of some nice weather, AdAction loves to get together for some apps and craft brews!
Parking
No need to worry about where to park at AdAction! We have a parking lot which is completely free and it also backs up to a major RTD station for those wishing to take the train in.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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