Data Engineer

Skylight Digital

DESCRIPTION

Skylight (https://skylight.digital/) is at the forefront of a civic movement to reinvent how the government serves the public in a digital world.

You’ll be a key part of our small, but rapidly growing team, which consists of former Presidential Innovation Fellows, founders of 18F, and members of the U.S. Digital Service. (It’s an exciting time to join us!)

We work in small, fast, agile teams to create exceptional customer experiences and enduring solutions out of the government’s most complex design and technology challenges. The work is challenging, but highly rewarding: millions of people — from veterans to immigrants — depend on these critical government services every day.

REQUIREMENTS

What you’ll do:

  • Build data pipelines that transform data into usable formats
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams — consisting of user experience designers, product managers, engineers, and other functional specialists — to invent, implement, and deploy new data products and improvements to existing data products
  • Achieve technical excellence by advocating for and adhering to lean-agile engineering principles and practices such as simple design, continuous integration, and automated testing
  • Represent Skylight’s culture of delivery when interacting with government stakeholders (such as the U.S. Digital Service) and other contractors

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience as a backend engineer and/or data engineer
  • Expertise in programming with Python
  • In-depth knowledge of distributed systems and computer science
  • Expertise using various AWS tools, including Redshift
  • Expertise in relational database design and development using tools such as PostgreSQL
  • Experience using data modeling and architecture tools such as ER/Studio Enterprise
  • Experience working in an agile team format
  • A mindset and work approach that aligns with our core values (https://skylight.digital/culture/)
  • Able to travel from time to time to support on-site client meetings

BENEFITS

We focus on supporting you in a variety of ways:

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit-sharing and/or bonus opportunities
  • Health insurance, including medical, dental, vision, and more
  • 401k match at 10% of your salary
  • Unlimited paid time-off policy
  • $2,000 continuing education allowance, including conference events
  • Time to focus on activities such as learning & development, open-source projects, and community outreach
  • An environment that empowers you to unleash your superpowers for public good
  • Potential for relocation assistance if willing to move to a HUBZone area (https://maps.certify.sba.gov/hubzone/map). (Read more about us being a HUBZone: https://skylight.digital/about/#hubzone.)
  • Remote-friendly work environment

To apply for this job please visit skylight.workable.com.

2018-11-29T12:32:38+00:00 November 29th, 2018|

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