Data Engineer

digitalfirst Digital First Media

Digital First Media, a business name of MediaNews Group, offers news reporting and third party advertising and directory opportunities through its more than 800 multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet and print.

Job Description

Digital First Media is looking for a Data Engineer to come build something great with us. As part of the engineering team, you will work with both Engineering and Product Development to build and own stable, scalable, and repeatable data-driven products. We're looking for a self-motivated engineer who has a passion for working with technologies including Redshift, Spark, Python and whatever else catches your fancy. Every engineer has input into our product process and will have a real impact as part of a small, nimble team.


Here is what you'll be doing:
Work with Engineering and Product Development to create data-driven products

Build, monitor, and maintain data ETL pipelines used to populate data warehouse

Lead relational and dimensional data modeling, database design and development

Design, create, and optimize database schemas and tables

Administer and maintain our AWS Redshift clusters and other data infrastructure

Implement systems for tracking data quality and consistency

Share relevant knowledge with Engineering and Product Development teams

Here is what we're looking for:
Expert experience with AWS Redshift, PostgreSQL or other data stores

Expert experience with SQL

Expert experience with ETL tools and processes

Extensive knowledge of database design and architecture principles, including in the data warehousing space

Extensive knowledge of Python or other scripting language

Working knowledge of Linux

Working knowledge of Git

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, a related field or relevant experience

Scrum/Agile development experience

Experience with AdTech systems a plus (e.g. Google AdWords, Bing, TradeDesk, AppNexus) Additional Information

Physical Working Conditions

Standing 5%, walking 10%, sitting 85% of shift.

Use computer approximately 90% of the shift

This job is local to Denver. We are unable to provide sponsorships or accept H1B Visa applicants.

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