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Dow Jones

Lead Data Engineer, Data Governance

Vancouver, Canada / Remote

Job Description:

About Our Organization:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world's largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America's largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron's, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor's Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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About the Team:

OPIS, a Dow Jones company, provides price transparency across the global fuel supply chain, including the Spot, Wholesale Rack and Retail markets. OPIS enables customers to buy and sell energy commodities with confidence with multi-platform access to accurate data, real-time news, powerful software and educational events. Our commitment to reliability is reinforced by personalized customer service and constant innovation. OPIS listens to what the energy community needs and responds with flexible and easy-to-use products. Navigating world fuel markets is complex - OPIS makes it simpler.

Your Role

We are looking for a Lead Data Engineer that will design, develop and maintain database architecture and code initiatives supporting internal and third-party software solutions, delivering excellent products in scope and on time, and meeting current and long-term business needs for the business area. Participate in an agile team of, high-energy engineers, building trust and confidence with team members and business stakeholders. Lead, mentor, and coach junior data engineers to build stronger and faster teams. This person will report to the Director of Data Governance

This is a remote role based in Canada.

Your Responsibilities

As an experienced Lead Data Engineer your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: working with our product teams to provide timely, effective and performant solutions; contributing to the design of scalable data solutions, including the development of automated pipelines; implementing and/or maintaining database systems to ensure the availability and consistent performance of our application suite; understand and define business data requirements and identify data needs and data sources to create scalable data architecture and support enhancements, new product and implementation. You will be a leader coaching, mentoring, and training team members driving both employee and team development and growth.

Your Expertise
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 4 years database developer experience (SQL Server or equivalent)
  • Ability to create data models for the integration of multiple systems
  • Ability to create and maintain stored procedures
  • Ability to write SQL queries and statements to explore source data and data issues
  • Working knowledge of cloud data technologies and architecture
  • Working knowledge of Python for data analysis and automation
  • Working knowledge of building CI/CD pipelines for code deployment
  • Proficiency in BI tooling, Power BI preferred
  • Familiarity with data-specific unit testing frameworks
  • Familiarity with PowerShell scripting for system administration and automation tasks
  • Must speak and write in English fluently; Effective communicator

Canada Benefits
  • Comprehensive Insurance & Retirement plans
  • Paid Time Off and Leaves
  • Education Benefits
  • Family Care Benefits
  • Career Growth Programs
  • Access to Dow Jones Products
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Well-being Support & Fitness Programs

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Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - OPIS

Job Category: Data Analytics/Warehousing & Business Intelligence

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world's top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron's, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 41632

Client-provided location(s): Vancouver, BC, Canada
Job ID: DowJones-Job_Req_41632_680601053
Employment Type: Other

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