Data Engineer

    • New York, NY

We are a brand that inspires and enables customers to get outside and embark on a life of meaningful experiences. Our origins are firmly embedded in design, and — be it the layout of our catalog or the layout of our store — we seek to constantly deliver compelling, and thoughtful brand experiences. We love to make things and, as a result, content – captivating stories of our product and our people, in the worlds where they live. We are currently seeking exceptional candidates to help craft and tell these stories.

Job Description:

Best Made is seeking a Data Engineer to build and scale its data infrastructure. This critical role will own all facets of the ETL process, including maintaining the data pipeline, building new API integrations, and developing complex data models that provide actionable data for teams across the organization. The perfect candidate is excited to both drive a long term vision for data democracy and be in the weeds writing code and developing systems. This position reports to the Head of Technology.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain scalable data pipelines and build out new API integrations to support continuing increases in data volume and complexity
  • Collaborate with analytics and business teams to improve data models that feed business intelligence tools, increasing data accessibility and fostering data-driven decision making across the organization
  • Implement processes and systems to monitor data quality, ensuring our production data is always accurate and available for key stakeholders and business processes that depend on it
  • Write unit/integration tests, contribute to our engineering wiki, and document your work
  • Perform data analysis required to troubleshoot data related issues and assist in the resolution of data issues
  • Work closely with a team of frontend and backend engineers, product managers, and analysts

Who You Are:

  • 6+ years of experience with ETL frameworks, data warehouse design and data modeling
  • Experience with the AWS suite of data products (ie Redshift, S3, etc) and iPaaS solutions (ie Celigo, Talend, MuleSoft‎, Dell Boomi, etc)
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages and command line/git (Python etc)
  • Expert with writing advanced SQL (ie window functions, subqueries, complex joins)
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in solving data related issues
  • Can communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong bias for action; ability to juggle multiple competing priorities and create a sense of urgency in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Can communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Know that true, lasting quality only stems from an inordinate attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience 
  • Previous success in a high growth environment preferred
  • Background in e-commerce related applications preferred
  • Hands on experience with Netsuite, Shopify Plus, Solidus (Ruby on Rails) preferred


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