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Senior Data Engineer

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Date: Aug 23, 2021

Location: Oakville, ON, CA, L6M 2W1

Company: Softchoice

Why you’ll love Softchoice:

 

We are a technology company that equips organizations to be agile and innovative, and for their people to be productive, creative and happier at work. That means moving them to the cloud, helping them build the workplace of tomorrow, and enabling them to make smarter decisions about their technology portfolio. By doing these things, we create success faster and in circumstances otherwise not possible. 

 

We stand proudly for our people and support their success through career development and advancement. We are recognized and respected for our culture of inclusion and belonging, continuously striving to do what’s good for our people and communities. 

 

The impact you will have:


Want to be part of an ever growing and ever-changing workplace, full of challenges and learnings? Join Softchoice where your job won’t be just another day in the office! By setting the highest standards for ourselves and our clients, we will propel your career and future in the right direction.

 

This is a unique opportunity for individuals who are truly passionate about operational and technological support. As our Data Engineer, it requires the ability to collaborate with colleagues from many functional departments including finance, sales, operations, marketing and IT to build the next generation of our business intelligence and business analytics platform.

 

What you’ll do:

 

  • Provide information management and delivery leadership and support for Softchoice’s Analytic & Reporting Platforms (BI, Data Warehouse & Data Lake)
  • Develop systems that ingest, cleanse and normalize diverse datasets, develop data pipelines from various internal and external sources and build structure for previously unstructured data using various data integration services, data models.
  • Develop good understanding of how data will flow & stored through an organization across multiple applications such as Salesforce, SAP, SuccessFactor, etc
  • Partnering with assigned business areas to understand and prioritize information needs and translate business requirements into systems solutions
  • Consult with business and IT partners in strategizing, planning and implementing larger, multifaceted projects within designated time and budget constraints
  • Responsible for various types of technical documentation
  • Implement and deploy solution based on standards developments procedures and best practices
  • Develop POCs to influence platform architects, product managers and software engineers to validate solution proposals and data migration

 

What you’ll bring to the table:

 

  • Progressive experience in business analysis, data analysis systems, including working in a DW/BI/Data Lake environment
  • Enthusiastic part of the team; naturally positive - can do attitude
  • Client focus - collaborate directly with owners and subject matter experts (SMEs) of the business process; eager to understand the needs of the business and support sales, marketing, and technical services divisions
  • Ownership – follow through on commitments to quality deliverables and timelines
  • Balanced approach - has fun, celebrates wins
  • A college or university degree in Information Science, Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics.
  • 3 - 5 Years of experience with Microsoft Azure Products: Azure Data Warehouse, Azure Synapse, Azure Analysis Service, Azure Data Factory, Azur DevOps and DAX
  • 3 - 5 years of proven experience in the design and implementation of modern data lake/warehouse architecture, in Data Delivery/Analytics, Data Modeling, ETL/ELT Tools Master Data Management and of developing highly automated and documented solutions
  • Experience handling structured and un-structured data, working in a data lake environment, leveraging data streaming and developing data pipelines driven by events/queues/real-time change data capture
  • Project experience through complete lifecycle build of BI system, major release iterations, DG compliance
  • Developing efficient queries to retrieve appropriate datasets from relational database
  • Experience with REST API, Python
  • Able to work with business group leadership to provide analytical insight
  • Experience working with Power BI or other visualization tools
  • Good understanding of data modeling concepts
  • Team player, Reliable, self-motivated, and self-disciplined individual capable of executing on multiple projects simultaneously within a fast-paced environment working with cross functional teams

 

Why people love working here:

 

  • Softchoice has been recognized as a Best Workplace in Canada by the Great Place to Work Institute for 16 consecutive years. 
  • Softchoice has been certified as a Great Place to Work in the United States for several years. 
  • We offer meaningful work and opportunities for career growth. 
  • Our team members have 2 paid volunteer days per year to give back to a cause of their choice. 
  • We offer an opportunity to build a career in the technology industry. 
  • We have raised over $3 million through Softchoice Cares, our grassroots fundraising organization. 

  

Inclusion & equal opportunity employment:

 

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion & belonging. People seeking employment at Softchoice are considered without regard to any protected category including but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. 

 

Require an accommodation? We are ready to help:

 

We are proud to provide interview and employment accommodation during the recruitment and hiring process. If you require any accommodation to apply or interview for a position, please reach out directly to asktalentacquisition@softchoice.com. We are committed to work with you to best meet your needs. 

 

Our commitment to your experience:

 

We are committed to the safety of all candidates and team members. With that in mind, we have implemented virtual interviewing for everyone. We understand that you may need to interview with distractions around you (such as children or furry friends) and we will most likely be doing the same. 

 

Before you start with us, we will conduct a criminal record check, verify your education and check your references.: 

 

When you join Softchoice, we will onboard you remotely. Don’t worry. It’s quick, simple and you’ll be connected with your new team in no time. 

 

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