Featured: Data Engineer at Zoro

Location: Chicago

Job Type: Full-Time


Company Summary:
Zoro offers millions and millions of products — an endless aisle with everything you need to run your business. We offer fast and free shipping, no-hassle returns, and exceptional customer service. We’ve grown quickly in a short time and are continuing to do so while aggressively growing our revenue. We are excited to be a part of an award-winning culture — we have been named a Great Place to Work for multiple years in a row, among other local and national accolades. We think Zoro is a pretty amazing place to work and grow, and think you will too!

Primary Function:
The Data Engineer will collaborate with various other IT groups, business partners and external service providers and play a key role in the design, development and operations of our new analytics platform, the “Zoro Data Platform (ZDP)”.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Participate in Requirements Gathering: work with key business partner groups (e.g. Product Mgt) and other Data Engineering personnel to understand department-level data requirements for the ZDP
- Design Data Pipelines: work with other Data Engineering personnel on an overall design for flowing data from various internal and external sources into the ZDP
- Build Data Pipelines: leverage standard toolset and develop ETL/ELT code to move data from various internal and external sources into the ZDP
- Support Data Quality Program: work with Data QA Engineer to identify automated QA checks and associated monitoring & alerting to ensure ZDP maintains consistently high quality data
- Support Operations: triage alerts channeled to you and remediate as necessary
- Technical Documentation: leverage templates provided and create clear, simple and comprehensive documentation for your development
- Key contributor to defining, implementing and supporting:
Data Services
Data Dictionary
Tool Standards
Best Practices
Data Lineage
User Training

- Strong ELT/ ETL designer/developer
- Strong SQL
- Strong Python
- Structured & unstructured data expertise
- Cloud environment development & operations experience (e.g. AWS, GCP)

Preference for candidates experienced with:
- Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and associated services; e.g. BigQuery, GCS, Cloud Composer, Dataproc, Dataflow, Dataprep, Cloud Pub/Sub, Metadata DB, Data Studio, Datalab, other
- Other important Zoro tools: Apache Airflow (scheduler), Bitbucket and git (version control), Stackdriver (ops monitoring), Opsgenie (alert notification), Docker
- Real-time data replication/streaming tools
- Data Modeling
- Excellent verbal and written communications
- Strong team player

Success Criteria
- Strong analytical thinking and problem solving skills
- Superior communication and business-technical interaction skills
- Positive, “get it done” attitude
- Ability to multi-task and manage multiple activities with varying timelines

To qualify, you must possess the following skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in computer science, management information systems, or a related discipline
- 5+ years hands-on ETL/ELT design/development experience
- Key resource on team(s) that have delivered successful enterprise-level analytics platforms

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Job Posted by: Bernard Estanislao

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