Cloud Data Engineer
Engineering | Draper, UT | Full Time
Cloud Data Engineer
Who we are
LiveAuctioneers is the leading marketplace for fine art, collectibles, furniture, and jewelry.
Founded in 2002, LiveAuctioneers was the first in the industry to introduce mobile bidding, video streamed auctions, and more. The company continues to be a pioneer in the sale of rare treasures. In 2018, LiveAuctioneers helped facilitate $3 billion of sales by connecting 13 million of the world’s most knowledgeable collectors with thousands of passionate sellers of one-of-a-kind items.
LiveAuctioneers management team has started and/or grown market leading companies.
What the job is
We're a small company, that uses a small team approach (about 5-6 engineers per team). Our engineering team is based in our Draper, UT office (in the Salt Lake City, UT area).
We are looking for a data engineer to design and build ETL solutions from our production data stores into our data warehouse and reporting solutions to help us make critical business decisions.
We’re looking for someone who has a working knowledge in software development and dev ops concepts, enough to provide insight and feedback on query and data storage usage practices for better performance and maintainability.
Experience in our exact stack is not a requirement, we’re looking for a person who is a curious doer.
And since we’re a distributed team, we’re looking for individuals who can collaborate with remote team members over chat and video conferencing. We are a small team, we look for individuals who can contribute at the highest level in all facets of the development cycle.
Design and manage ETL and data warehousing with open source and cloud native tools
Design and optimize schema and queries for both data analytics and production data platforms
Build and maintain executive metrics dashboards
Manage, monitor and operate production data platforms, including identifying and optimizing poorly performing queries
Design schemas and normalization strategies based on business needs for both data warehouse and production application databases.
Identify information challenges and opportunities within our organization and develop innovative data architecture solutions that can assist with these challenges
Collaborate with engineering teams to optimize data access patterns in our applications
Work closely with software engineers, product managers and business leaders to answer business questions is consistent and available
Who are you
We are looking for someone who cares very much about data, monitoring, metrics and especially about delivering results. You're a solid data engineer and practitioner who is data driven and passionate. You're someone who is not afraid to jump in, learn new things, and take ownership of what you've built.
You are a person who thrives working well with others across all disciplines of work. You are not afraid to ask questions when you’re stuck, and are anxious to support your teammates with answers in turn.
A bachelor's degree in software engineering or a related field
3+ years of experience in building and operating data ecosystems
Experience with various relational databases, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redshift etc
Strong SQL skills
Demonstrate clear and concise communication and data-driven decision-making capability
Ability to contribute to database best practices, patterns and schema design input.
Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively.
Creative problem solver who thrives when presented a challenge.
Decisive and critical thinker.
The ability to collaborate with others.
The ability to work effectively in real-time with engineers in remote locations.
The ability to consume services built by other teams or team members into your work.
A person who has a strong sense of ownership.
A person who has a strong sense of innovation.
Passionate learning the "right" way to do things and using that knowledge.
Opinionated about how things are done, and willing to work within a team of people that may have other ideas.
Experience with Data Warehousing, Data Pipelines, ETL
Have some background in Linux, Open Source and scripting
We look for people who have experience with some of the following technologies:
Languages: SQL, Unix Shell Scripting
Tech: Git, MySQL, Redshift, Snowflake, Python, Apache Spark, Hive, and Hadoop, Pig, Big data file formats (Parquet, ORC)
Infrastructure: AWS, S3
A good engineering setup
Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage, including fully company paid medical and dental options
HSA matching, flexible spending account
Generous vacation policy
Fully-stocked beverage fridge and snack pantry
Weekly team lunches
We promote a healthy Life/Work balance and believe in celebrating our successes together.
Go to https://careers.jobscore.com/careers/liveauctioneers/ to apply.