Data engineer
Q4 Inc
Developers Toronto, ON
3d ago

About Q4 At Q4, we hustle, we grind and we grow. As the team members that make up #Q4orce, we care, we compete and we support each other every day.

We’re on a mission to deliver a best-in-class client experience driven by technology, data, and of course, our people. As the leading provider of website, analytics and virtual events solutions to investor relations and the capital markets, Q4 is a trusted partner to over 2,400 of the world’s most successful public companies and institutions and we are growing at an incredible pace.

We’re on our way to becoming the largest capital markets platform company in the world. That’s where you come in. We hire smart, curious, and talented people to push boundaries, reimagine what’s possible and turn challenges into opportunities, all while keeping the needs of our clients at the heart of everything we do.

This is your opportunity to be a part of something special. Join us! The gig. The data engineer will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross-functional teams.

The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up.

The Data Engineer will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects.

They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company’s data architecture to support our next generation of products and data initiatives. Key Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements : automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS big data’ technologies.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • Keep our data separated and secure through multiple data centers and AWS regions.
  • Create data tools for analytics and different team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering or a related field required, or equivalent education
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable big data’ data stores.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.
  • Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools
  • Experience with AWS cloud services : EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift
  • Experience with stream-processing system
  • Analytical mind, critical thinker, problem-solver
  • Understanding of the financial services industry and global capital markets
  • Why Q4?

    We are motivated by solving complex problems in unorthodox ways. Emphasis on your well-being means you experience your true potential.

    We offer a variety of benefits to ensure you can always work hard and have fun :

  • 360 Support. Leverage our lifestyle benefit and employee assistance program to spruce up your workspace, invest in personal wellness or simply spoil yourself!
  • Unlimited paid time off and flexible working hours. Rest is important. Enough said.
  • Flexible working environment. Choose your home, one of our trendy offices or mix it up.
  • Generous health and lifestyle benefits. You are in charge of your benefit dollars.
  • Virtual team building and socials. Keeping people connected is important. Invest in your development. We’ll help you with your tuition
  • Join #Q4orce

    Q4’s diverse culture fosters a friendly, open-minded workplace. As a member of a dynamic, high-performing team, each Q4 employee is hungry to learn, valued for their contribution, and approaches each day excited to make an impact.

    With great reasons to work here, take advantage by submitting your application to join our growing team.

    Q4 values diversity and people of all backgrounds and abilities. Should you require any accommodations prior to or during the interview process, please indicate this during the interview process.

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