Data Engineer

Closing Date: 
January 25, 2019

Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Calgary, AB (Primary)

Bachelor’s Degree

Job Type:  
Permanent Full-time

Data Engineer

Do you want to have the future at your fingertips? Working at the intersection of science, technology, engineering, math, and design, ATB Innovation is looking beyond incremental improvements to what already exists, and imagining and revolutionizing what’s to come.

The following describes the Ideal Candidate:

  • You are excited to solve large, complex problems and are a systems thinker - you naturally create systems in your day to day life.

  • There’s no such thing as a failed experiment, everything provides insight in how to improve, and everything is a learning process.

  • You thrive in a collaborative environment, and armed with data you’re never afraid to push back against decisions you feel aren’t valid.

  • You’ve always got a book on personal development, a podcast on tech or a playlist of Ted Talks to go through to keep your skills sharp.

ATB Innovation is currently growing its data management practice and is looking for a Data Engineer to join the team. In this role, you’ll be the architect in how we collect, organize and consume large amounts of data for our product teams to leverage in their research and products. You will continuously develop our expertise as a team in data management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build and organize massive reservoirs for big data.

  • Develop, construct, test and maintain architectures such as databases and large-scale data processing systems.

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.

  • Develop data set processes for data modeling, mining and production.

  • Recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality.

  • Create custom software components (e.g. specialized UDFs) and analytics applications.

  • Employ a variety of languages and tools (e.g. scripting languages) to marry systems together.

  • Collaborate with data architects, data scientists and product team members on project goals.

  • Research and implement new tools and techniques for team use.

  • Improve the process for team members to access and understand customer data.

Specific Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in Engineering, computer science, or related fields.

  • Experience architecting and organizing large datasets

  • Experience defining data requirements/test data needs for product/delivery teams

  • Knowledge of statistical analysis and modeling

  • Broad experience working with various database architectures and/or: Hadoop-based technologies (e.g. MapReduce, Hive and Pig)

  • SQL-based technologies (e.g PostgreSQL and MySQL)

  • NoSQL technologies (e.g. Cassandra and MongoDB)

  • Data modeling tools (e.g. ERWin, Enterprise Architect and Visio)

  • Python, TensorFlow, C/C++, JavaScript, MatLab, R

  • Experience with GitHub or GitLab to store test data creation artifacts

  • Bonus points if you’ve worked in a startup or can demonstrate your unique contributions to open source projects.

So what can ATB Financial offer you? Imagine paying less for your everyday banking, mortgages, loans and investments. Throw in an excellent benefits and pension package, opportunities for career advancement, and a financial institution that’s leading the way in change – now you’re talking about a career with a company that allows you to grow.

As an award-winning employer-of-choice – we have the best of the best working for Albertans. Sound like a team you want to be a part of?

If you are located outside of Calgary, please keep in mind that you would have to relocate for this position.

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Online applications are preferred. ATB Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the high number of resumes we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For additional information on this posting, please contact Amanda Klym at [Note: please apply using our online system and not the contact's email address].If your application is shortlisted, we might ask you to participate in a digital or phone interview.

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