data engineer in toronto

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Are you a Data Engineer ready to take on a new challenge? Looking for a chance to work for an innovative and homegrown Toronto start-up, where you can make use of your awesome Python and SQL skills? Join our industry, connecting filled with a world-wide community of photographers producing the most elegant pictures on the internet.

why you want this job
-Accessible Toronto location
-Work in a multi-disciplinary team with other data engineering experts

what you’ll be doing

-Ensure the reliability, efficiency and scalability of the ETL system
-Work closely with data science team to redesign data warehouse schemas
-Perform and automate data preparation for internal consumptions upon request, such as:
-Mapping locations from photo latitude and longitude data using the Google Maps API
-Applying existing statistical models to predict users’ genders
-Extracting search term trends from Google Trends

do you have the right qualifications?

-Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
-Expert knowledge of Python and SQL.
-Working knowledge of MapReduce, Spark, or other data processing systems.
-Experience with database systems including MySQL, Postgres, and MongoDB
-Experience with data architecture such as data warehouse schema design, data ingestion and data integration
-Experience in architecting web crawling systems
-Complete comfort and familiarity with software development and test tools (git, Github, bug tracking), Linux environments
-Solid understanding of application monitoring, metrics, and performance optimization
-A passion for high quality code, honed by experience

Thank you for applying to be a data engineer!
We’ll review your application and connect shortly if you’re a good fit. Reach out to Jon to discuss this role at:

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