Principal Data Engineer

Forge.AI is now looking for a motivated Data Engineer to join our team.  This position will be responsible for data and data pipeline architecture as well as optimizing data flow and collection for data consumers. The primary focus will be on building highly maintainable and scalable solutions that can easily be monitored and integrated with other systems.

The ideal candidate has a proven track record of designing and maintaining data solutions. Must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs from multiple contexts.

  • Select and integrate Big Data tools and frameworks required to provide required capabilities

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture

  • Build infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from various sources

  • Work with team members to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data needs

  • Create detailed, timely reporting of important statistical information about our systems and data


Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5+ years experience in Data Engineer role

  • Advanced SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases such as MySQL

  • Experience with no-SQL databases, preferably Aerospike

  • Experience building and optimizing BigData pipelines, architecture, and data-sets

  • Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles

  • Experience with BigQuery, Presto, Hive, Hadoop, and Kafka a plus

  • Experience with AWS cloud services such as EC2, EMR, RDS, etc

  • Experience with object oriented languages: Java, C++

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum workflow

  • Previous startup experience preferred

  • History of thorough and responsive communication with co-workers

  • Strong collaborative working style


About Forge.AI:

We work on complex, interesting problems. And we enjoy it. We have a mix of talented, eclectic, friendly people who are always accessible and respectful and work superbly as a team. We also often have board game Wednesdays and erstwhile whiskey tastings.

We believe we're working on some of the most important and broad concepts in the technology world and prize creativity as highly as technical ability.

Contact us to learn more about this role.