Data Engineer

Location: Victoria, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 08-29-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity is currently seeking an experienced Data Engineer to join their team for a permanent position. If you are interested in working in beautiful Victoria, BC and have extensive Data Engineering experience, keep reading!

Key Responsibilities:
  • Design, implement, and support ETL processes that pull data from multiple sources and make it available and useful for business analysis
  • Design, implement, and maintain streaming data pipelines for processing, aggregating, and storing system and application events
  • Provide database and SQL expertise to business teams and analysts.

Qualifications:
  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Statistics, with 2-5 years of experience in a similar role
  • An understanding of both OLTP and data warehousing principles, techniques, and tools
  • Experience working with Hadoop, Apache Spark, Kafka and other open-source and big data technologies
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL
  • Experience with NoSQL Databases
  • Development experience in a variety of languages such as Python, Java, Scala, and JavaScript
  • Experience with command-line Linux
  • Experience building and optimizing ETL pipelines
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, particularly those that apply to a big data environment
  • Expert knowledge of SQL
  • A passion for data.

Nice to have:
  • Familiarity with analytical tools such as Tableau, SSRS, JasperSoft
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • DevOps skills: scripting and automation; Docker, Kubernetes, and container orchestration; security and cryptography; release management; infrastructure deployment, operation, alerting, and management
  • An interest in data visualization

About Affinity:
Affinity is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long-term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.
 
For more information on Affinity, please visit.
www.affinity-group.ca


 
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