Staff Data Engineer

Location: Solana Beach, California - Remote
Category: Technology
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Job ID: 5176
Date Posted: 06/23/2022

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About the Opportunity:

Our client is looking for a Staff Data Engineer who will be primarily responsible for driving the data platform roadmap of the infrastructure team. A successful engineer will collaborate closely with these teams to build a scalable and performant data platform and tooling to help scale the business.


  • Define Data platform roadmap in collaboration with Technology leadership and business stakeholders
  • Define data needs from data science, analytics and product management into information to design relevant data platforms and tools to service these needs
  • Design, develop and maintain scalable data pipelines and Data warehouse to support continuing increases in data volume and complexity
  • Design and implement production-grade data pipelines utilizing big data and distributed streaming technologies like Apache Kafka
  • Improve data models that feed business intelligence tools, increasing data accessibility and fostering educated decision making across the organization
  • Take ownership end-to-end, from defining the data architecture to implementing data models, pipelines, monitoring and quality assurance frameworks
  • Write complex SQL queries and tune them for efficiency to quickly transform data into timely and actionable insights


  • 5+ years of experience in data engineering and a proven track record of solving data problems at scale leveraging distributed data systems
  • A good understanding of designing and building highly scalable Data warehouses, Data pipelines, Data Modelling, designing Data Lakes and Big Data Analytics using NoSQL, and programming languages (like Python, Java, Scala)
  • Expert in SQL and optimizing complex queries
  • Proficient in programming in Python
  • Experience working with Snowflake, Redshift, PostgreSQL and/or other DBMS platforms
  • Experience working with DBT
  • Excellent communication, collaborative demeanor and ability to work in distributed, multi-functional teams with the ability to articulate a point of view

About Sayva: Sayva Solutions is an accounting, finance, and technology professional services firm whose focus is on long term relationships created through teamwork and doing what is in the best interest of others. By working with Sayva to identify your next career move, you will get the benefit of working with an experienced team who not only has a strong network of trusted clients, but expertise in the markets, and functions, we serve. We can provide insight on what your market value is, what companies have to offer, and what opportunities align best with your professional and personal goals. We are your trusted advisor throughout your search process and can help ensure you are prepared for interviews, have the information to make the best decisions, and receive a strong offer to land you that perfect job. Making a career move is not easy and can be stressful; Sayva can be your partner in making the process smooth, transparent, and rewarding.