Senior Data Engineer

3+ months agoToronto, Canada

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Position Overview

Autodesk hiring in Toronto! We're seeking engaged and dynamic engineers to join a new team within Data Platform & Insights (DPI). You will be working on Advanced Compliance Products (ACP), a collection of systems and teams focused on detecting and exposing piracy of Autodesk software. This is a key strategic initiative for the company!

As a Senior Data Engineer, you will be responsible for developing best practices and making architectural decisions to rapidly improve critical data processing & analytics pipelines. You will tackle hard problems to improve the platform's reliability, resiliency, and scalability.

We are looking for someone who thrives on autonomy and has experience driving long-term projects to completion. You are detail and quality oriented, and excited about the prospects of having a big impact with data at Autodesk. Our tech stack includes Hive, Spark, Presto, Jenkins, Snowflake, Datadog and various AWS services.


  • You will be a founding member of a new team, tasked with modernizing and expanding a critical set of existing systems
  • You will need a product-focused mindset. It is essential for you to understand business requirements and architect systems that will scale and extend to accommodate those needs
  • Break down complex problems, document technical solutions and sequence work to make fast, iterative improvements
  • Build and scale data infrastructure that powers batch and real-time data processing of billions of records
  • Automate cloud infrastructure, services, and observability
  • Develop CI/CD pipelines and testing automation
  • Interface with data engineers, data scientists, product managers and all data stakeholders to understand their needs and promote best practices

Minimum Qualifications

  • 3-5+ years of relevant industry experience in large back-end systems, data processing and SQL databases
  • Strong overall programming skills, able to write modular, maintainable code, preferably Python & SQL
  • Experience building code-driven infrastructure on public cloud platforms, preferably AWS
  • Understanding of SQL, dimensional modeling, and analytical data warehouses, like Snowflake
  • Familiar with workflow management tools, like Airflow and Oozie
  • Experience with automation frameworks/tools like Git, Jenkins, Ansible, and Terraform
  • Familiarity with containers and infrastructure-as-code principles
  • Problem solver with excellent written and interpersonal skills; ability to make sound, complex decisions in a fast-paced, technical environment
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field, or equivalent training, fellowship or work experience

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Job ID: autodesk-20WD45001