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Data Engineer II (Remote Canada)

Milk Moovement

Milk Moovement

Data Science
Nova Scotia, Canada
Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2024
Milk Moovement is building a world-class team focused on getting the right milk to the right place at the right time.
Our growing herd of employees is driven to provide our clients with the data they need to make critical decisions that impact their operations and ultimately your favourite dairy products.
Who is Milk Moovement you might ask? We are a young VC-backed company with humble roots and massive ambitions to disrupt the dairy supply chain. We think differently, act nimbly, and always leave things better than we found them.
We're expanding our team to further our mission. Find us out on Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn (@milkmoovement), and our home page to learn more or hit “apply” below!
This role is remote but we require candidates to be located in Canada
We’re hiring a Data Engineer to join our team! As an Engineer working on our Platform team you will help develop, implement and maintain systems and processes that will transform raw data so that end users and stakeholders can easily work with it. Here are some examples of things you might do:
Develop and maintain new and existing ETL pipelines
Continuously improve overall performance of all data infrastructure and technology stack
Engage in design sessions to build new data products for the platform
Assist with best practices for development and deployment
You will be part of a cross-functional team distributed across North America but with offices in Halifax and St. John’s. You should be comfortable coming to our offices if nearby, and not shy on Zoom and Slack if remote.
Milk Moovement seeks to have a diverse, inclusive, team-oriented, and curiosity-driven herd. Our technical team lives to find unique solutions to the challenges inherent to digital supply chains, and we expect you will be excited to do so as well. You must have prior experience with data engineering, but experience working in the dairy industry is not required! We will teach you all there is to know about the industry beginning with our Dairy 101 course. It is definitely more complicated than you think and that is why we do what we do! You will likely have been working with big data to help businesses solve real-world problems. You have an aptitude for engineering, big data architecture, and experience implementing various data engineering patterns including but not limited to Warehousing, Modeling, Analytics and ingestion from multiple data sources. You like getting your hands dirty with data, and are passionate about turning raw data into something useful for business. You are proficient in SQL and Python, and are eager to be part of an area of growth for Milk Moovement.
• A good understanding of Data Warehousing concepts and cloud ETL/ELT design patterns (real-time, batch, event-driven workflows)
• Comfortable in designing efficient and robust ETL workflows
• Monitoring (e.g Datadog, AWS CloudWatch)
• Visualization tools (Metabase, Tableau, or similar)
• Experience building with AWS, especially using data engineering services such as Athena, Kinesis, DMS
• Experience working with Cloud Data Warehousing and Orchestration Tools (such as Snowflake, DBT, Dagster, Airflow)
• Experience with Terraform along with other AWS specific IaC Tools (CloudFormation or CDK)
• Experience standing up CI/CD pipelines for data infrastructure
• Knowledge of API technologies (REST, GraphQL, Authentication and Authorization)
• A Team Player – collaborative, approachable, ability to prioritize and work in a dynamic workplace
• Experience using container-based services (Docker, ECS, Kubernetes) is preferred but not required
• Real time streaming experience (e.g Kafka) is preferred but not required
🐮 Competitive salaries - we’re constantly reevaluating market trends to ensure we meet or exceed industry standards.
🐮 Equity - Stock option plan on a standard 4 year vesting schedule with a 1 year cliff.
🐮 Unlimited paid vacation and flex time - unlimited vacation can be vague and difficult to track; we strongly encourage everyone to take at least 2 weeks off per year plus public holidays. The rest is up to you.
🐮 Health (mental & physical), dental, & HSA coverage across North America.
🐮 Remote work environment - work from home or from one of our hubs in Halifax and St. John’s.
🐮 Flexible hours - night owl or early riser? No problem.
🐮 Tools - need the latest and great software to perform more efficiently? Ask and you shall receive.
🐮 Quarterly culture events - trivia, robot building, hackathons, etc. We like to keep it fresh and exciting.
🥛 We’ll drop everything to ensure our customers feel supported.
🥛 Transparency is ingrained in everything we do.
🥛 Respect is paramount.
🥛 We win and lose as a herd - lessons learned are equally as important as the wins.
🥛 We’re all in this together - our company wide thirst for knowledge is unquenchable.
🥛 Want to learn a bit more about what makes us moo-nique? Check out our About Us page for company mission, purpose, and values.
🥛 Did we mention we love puns?!
To apply, please submit your resume through our Careers page. Don't forget to complete our Get To Know The Candidate form; we love hearing what your favourite dairy products are!
We always conduct remote interviews to ensure accessibility. This role offers flexibility based on your location and work preferences, and we'll collaborate closely with you because we recognize that each individual has unique circumstances.
Don't meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and individuals from diverse backgrounds may hesitate to apply for positions unless they meet nearly every qualification. At Milk Moovement, we are deeply committed to enhancing our approach to creating a diverse, inclusive, and value driven workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experiences don’t align perfectly with our job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may well be the right candidate for this role or others!
Milk Moovement is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status. Milk Moovement is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities during the application and interview process. If you require an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.