Data Modelling Engineer

Shopify's platform generates vast swaths of information. Used properly, this information can benefit both our merchants and our company. That's why we are building a series of high-quality data sets to support these decision makers. To do this, we're looking to add an experienced data modeller to our engineering team.

You'll need to have:

  • Data modelling experience - you've demonstrated the ability to build real-world data sets from scratch and refactor existing ones
  • Data warehouse experience - you are proficient in data warehousing concepts including facts, dimensions, and star schemas, and have a familiarity with the "extract, transform, load" process.
  • Database experience - you have a familiarity with SQL query authoring, table design, database indexing, etc.
  • Extensive software development experience - you are proficient with things like software design patterns, code review, test-driven development etc.
  • Team work experience - you'll need to be comfortable working within and across teams, discussing solutions to problems, and supporting others in their goals.

It'd be great if you have experience with:

  • Python
  • Spark
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Business Intelligence: defining metrics, understanding how data is used in reports

You'll be working on things like:

  • Understanding the reporting needs of the consumer of the data
  • Working with core engineering teams as data sets are refactored, or built from scratch
  • Implementing ETLs in our data pipeline (Python, Spark)
  • Maintaining an end-to-end view of the data and how it is being used, to ensure we build the right thing

Here's how to apply:
If you’re interested in helping us shape the future of Shopify, click the “Apply now” button to submit your application. Please address your cover letter to Mike Ashbourne.

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your background is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying, even if you aren’t able to check every box above. We are dedicated to diversity and providing an inclusive workplace for all and especially encourage members of underrepresented groups to apply.

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