Data Engineer Independent Contractor (6 months)

athinkingape

Contract Position

Summary

The job is for a Data Engineer Independent Contractor for a 6-month project. The goal of the project is to improve the data infrastructure and analytics capabilities of the company. The Data Engineer will collaborate with a team of data analysts and various teams across the studio to enhance data accessibility and usability, implement data quality checks and monitoring mechanisms, evaluate technologies and tools, and provide recommendations for improvements. After six months, the desired outcomes include reliable and efficient data pipelines, optimized data processes, and a plan for the next 6 months. Qualifications for the role include a solid understanding of databases, SQL, experience with cloud-based databases like BigQuery, proficiency in Python, and familiarity with data pipeline frameworks like Dagster or Apache Airflow.

What you'll do

  • Collaborate with a team of data analysts and various teams across the studio to improve the accessibility and usability of our data
  • Implement data quality checks and monitoring mechanisms to ensure the reliability of our data
  • Explore and evaluate technologies and tools to improve the whole data infrastructure
  • Audit our current stack & pipeline from a value creation perspective and efficiency
  • Provide recommendations on highest priority improvements with expected outcome as well as effort associated with it
  • Design, implement, and deploy improvements
  • Train/coach/support our team

Requirements

  • Solid understanding of database concepts, SQL, and experience with BigQuery or similar cloud based databases.
  • Proficiency in Python for data engineering tasks, including data manipulation, ELT processes, and pipeline development.
  • Experience with data pipeline frameworks like Dagster or Apache Airflow is a plus.
  • Ability to take ownership of the project, work independently and collaborate closely with multiple teams.

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Location

Vancouver

Contract Length

6 months

Compensation

The compensation for this position is not listed.

Keywords

bigquery python dagster apache airflow

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