Big Data Engineer (3+ years)

Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/12/2020 2:19 PM)
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What’s in it for you?


Vectorworks Inc. is a global software product company targeting entertainment, architecture and landscape industries with enterprising and intuitive solutions that allow users to create unique designs. We are looking for a Data Engineer to build, maintain, and refine our data pipelines to generate detailed metrics and reports of our software. This person will work as part of our software engineering team.


It’s an exciting time to join the Vectorworks family, and if you are looking for an opportunity to have a lasting impact on a growing team, we hope you’ll take the time to learn more about this opportunity!



In this role, you should expect to:


  • Build and maintain our data infrastructure
  • Utilize understanding of ETL principles
  • Exhibit a proficiency in Python and AWS analytic stack (especially S3, RDS, RS, EMR, EC2, Lambda)
  • Work closely with engineering and other teams to organize and extract data for analysis


Why do you want this job? Because you are:


  • A self-starter who is motivated to take ownership of projects and drive tasks to completion with minimal supervision
  • Able to provide direction and identify new areas where data can be applied to improve software and business decision making
  • Looking for an opportunity where you can grow and move forward with the latest trends in big data technology
  • Enthusiastic about improving existing data systems and adapting them to be more powerful, usable, and robust.


Why do we want you? Because you have:


  • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience developing data pipelines
  • Solid understanding of ETL principles and how to apply them
  • Proficiency in Python, SQL, Spark, and Unix shell
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate across business areas
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced and agile development environment
  • Strong interest in learning and using the latest technologies


Extra Credit:

  • Experience with Kibana, Redshift, and Tableau Software
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, ranging from front-end user interface to back-end systems as well as all points in between
  • Experience with distributed computing, NoSQL, and Flask
  • Familiarity with software logging


Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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