Data Engineer

United States

The Data Engineer will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining the data infrastructure necessary for data analysis and processing. They will transform raw data into useful data systems, create algorithms, and conduct statistical analysis. The main goal will be to enhance efficiency by aligning data systems with business goals.

To succeed in this position, they should have strong analytical skills, the ability to combine data from different sources, and familiarity with several programming languages and machine learning methods. If you are detail-oriented, possess excellent organizational skills, and have experience in this field, we’d like to hear from you.

What are the main responsibilities of this role?

  • Design, build, and maintain data infrastructure.
  • Manage large datasets, ensuring data quality and reliability.
  • Develop and manage ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes.
  • Create and optimize data pipelines.
  • Collaborate with Data Scientists to understand data requirements and support their needs.
  • Monitor and maintain the performance of databases.
  • Ensure data security and compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve data-related issues.
  • Document data processes and infrastructure.

Which skills and experience do we envision for this role?

  • +2 years of experience working in data engineering or a related field.
  • Advanced technical background, including different languages, platforms, and tools for maintaining data infrastructure.
  • Advanced experience with SQL databases (e.g., MySQL, PostgreSQL).
  • Strong experience in data warehousing.
  • Intermediate experience with NoSQL databases.
  • Advanced experience with ETL processes.
  • Strong experience in data pipeline development.
  • Advanced knowledge of data pipeline tools (e.g., Apache Kafka, Apache Airflow).
  • Strong experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Experience and ideally certifications in data cloud platforms (Snowflake, Databricks)
  • Intermediate to strong problem-solving skills.
  • Intermediate to strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • Advanced English skills (B2+).
  • Intermediate ability to communicate with different stakeholders: team, client, and managers.
  • Advanced ability to write documentation and provide clear explanations of complex data processes.
  • Strong knowledge of scrum.
  • Strong knowledge of estimation techniques.
  • Strong background in writing user stories and acceptance criteria.

Join our team and enjoy:

  • Access to Rootstrap University,Conferences/Certifications, and a Mentorship Program for your professional growth.
  • Opportunities to organize cross-functional initiatives and receive 360 Feedback to improve your skills continuously.
  • The flexibility to work remotely or from our offices in Montevideo, Buenos Aires, and MedellΓ­n, with a flexible time schedule and Workation program.
  • Gym benefits, psychological counseling, and weekly lunch reimbursements with special foods in the offices.
  • An Onboarding kit and access to cutting-edge technologies and tools to make your work easier.
  • Referrals program bonuses, After offices, Prizes, and special occasions gifts to celebrate your achievements.
  • People Care referent to support your well-being and personal development.

We value your well-being and happiness. We grow together!

How we work:

  • We offer a flexible and diverse work environment that fosters multicultural talent
  • We value autonomy and creativity, We want people to bring ideas to the table and to think as leaders.
  • We put our focus on real human connections
  • We have a commitment to excellence

At Rootstrap, we help companies launch, grow, and scale their digital products and services. With over 290 global team members, we’ve built products for clients like MasterClass, Universal, Google, as well as innovative startups and inspired pioneers. Earning regular recognition with Fastest Growing Company & Best B2B Service Provider Industry accolades, our team prides itself on making an impact that transcends our efforts. We have offices in Uruguay, Argentina, and Colombia, providing the flexibility to work remotely. Know more about life at Rootstrap visiting https://www.rootstrap.com/careers

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