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Staff Data Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
India · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2023

As a member of the ShipBob Team, you will benefit from an environment where everything is achievable. We aim to be a place where you can:

  • Write Your Career Story. Because we are solving some of the most difficult problems in global commerce, you have the opportunity to write the story that will make your career.
  • Experience Global Impact and Global Connection. At ShipBob we benefit from diverse cultures and perspectives in service of the global community.
  • Grow With An Ownership Mindset. We believe that great innovation comes from great transparency. We are more resilient and more creative when we have an inclusive and transparent culture where everyone knows our strengths and opportunities.

Title: Staff Data Engineer

Role Description:

As a Staff Data Engineer at ShipBob, you will be a member of an Engineering team reporting to a Manager, and provide technical leadership to their team. You will be responsible for the team's technical delivery, and will be able to operate independently while being a subject matter expert in all of the team's domains.

What you’ll do:

  • Architect and design high quality data pipelines from structured and unstructured data sources.
  • Run and implement clean data engineering practices w.r.t data modeling, data marshaling and data warehousing.
  • Constantly improving architecture and systems with key focus on data security, data consistency and performance.
  • Guides and mentors a team of senior data engineers on the best practices, tools and frameworks and code reviews.
  • As a hands-on leader, developing complex systems and modules on your own.
  • Collaborating with engineering and product teams to address tech challenges and opportunities for building at scale.
  • Accept feedback gracefully and learn from everything the team does.
  • Breaks down large projects having a moderate level of ambiguity or complexity into manageable and well-organized tasks and workstreams.
  • Provides accurate rough order-of-magnitude and detailed estimates for large projects; provides supporting evidence.
  • Manages retirement of technical debt, and often identifies opportunities to do so.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as necessary.

What you’ll bring to the table:

  • 9+ years of experience.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Solid communication skills.
  • Performance oriented mindset.
  • Ability to work quickly and collaboratively in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Experienced in the following:
    • SQL.
    • Performance Tuning and Optimization.
    • Data Modeling, ETL pipeline.
    • Azure SQL Administration, including security.
    • Powershell.
    • Azure Data Factory, Synapse.
  • Nice to have:
    • Ability to own well scoped projects and implement them.
    • Experience in Azure Synapse and Cosmos, DevOps, Functions.
    • A passion for databases and an understanding that solutions you implement will affect our entire suite of applications.
    • Experience with big data.
    • Experience with Git.
    • Experience with Agile.
    • Mongo Atlas experience.
    • Power BI.

Reports to: Manager, Software Development

Perks & Benefits:

  • Medical & Accidental Insurance
  • All Purpose Leave (casual & sick time): 12 days
  • Earned Leave: 15 days
  • Public Holiday: 12 days
  • Generous Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Quarterly Wellness Day
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Work From Home Allowance
  • Referral Bonus Program
  • Fun Culture >>> Check us out on Instagram (@lifeatshipbob)

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and excellence; therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

About You:

At ShipBob, we’re looking to bring on board people who embody our core values:

  • Be Mission-Driven. We want team members that are passionate about helping entrepreneurs improve their business, and bring that passion every day.
  • Be Humble. We have ambitious goals, and our team members understand that success or failure depends on us working together and leaving egos at the door.
  • Be Resilient. Logistics is a complicated business. So is software. We value team members that never give up and keep iterating until a problem is solved.
  • Be a Creative Problem Solver. As a startup, we value smart, innovative solutions to complex problems. We fall in love with the problem, not our “favorite” solution.
  • Be Safety Minded. It’s not just talk; it’s the way you work.

About Us:

ShipBob is a cloud-based logistics platform that partners with over 7,000+ e-commerce businesses to help make their entrepreneurial dreams a reality. We offer a full suite of fulfillment solutions for our merchants, including the ability to improve their transit times, shipping costs and deliver best in class experience to their customers. With an almost 100% accuracy rate in fulfilling orders and orders shipped on time, our merchants can count on us to deliver excellent service.

As one of the fastest growing tech companies in Chicago with over $300M+ raised from blue-chip investors like Menlo Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners and SoftBank Vision Fund 2, our goal is to continue to be the #1 best fulfillment technology in the industry.

ShipBob provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.