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BI Data Engineer

Location: Victoria, BC

Blastworks is seeking a skilled BI Data Engineer to improve our Big Data systems. We’re a highly successful publisher of mobile and social games and we rely heavily on our BI (business intelligence) stack to optimize our player experience and our business.

The BI team is passionate about data. We’re building a culture of data quality that includes robust and compliant systems. You have great interpersonal skills, an understanding of the full BI stack, a strong desire to learn and you strive for team success!

Key activities and deliverables:

  • Implement processes to efficiently maintain data security
  • Design, build and improve ETL (extract, transform and load) pipelines in support of data aggregation and movement
  • Work with the data analyst to ensure data is ingestible and usable in reporting visualization tools such as Tableau, Looker, Meta, or PowerBI

Qualified candidates will have:

  • 3-5+ years of work experience in data science, engineering or analytics roles
  • Bachelor degree or higher in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, Economics, or other quantitative field or equivalent experience Experience with AWS (Amazon web services) offerings, including S3, EC2 and EMR
  • Development ability in python and an Object Oriented programming language
  • Strong database experience, especially with event-driven data
  • Experience handling large data volumes
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous environment with a hands-on approach to problem solving

Preferred candidates will have:

  • Masters or PhD in relevant field or equivalent experience
  • Practical experience with agile development practices and egoless programming
  • Programming skill with Java and/or GoLang
  • Experience with open source non-relational distributed databases for storage and retrieval (HBase, MongoDB, and Cassandra)
  • Experience with Hadoop Ecosystem including Spark, HDFS, Hive, Kafka, Sqoop and Hbase
  • Experience with Luigi pipelines for moving data between HDFS and RDBMS
  • Experience with machine learning, statistics, and data mining techniques
  • Experience in mobile or social analytics and mobile/social game industries (though interesting perspectives from other industries is also appreciated)
  • Current knowledge on the latest technologies like data science, machine learning, BI and data management

Salary Range: $70,000-110,000 CAD annually

Exact compensation will be based on skills and experience.

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