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Data Engineer


district m is looking for a Data Engineer to join our amazing tech team in their 12,000 sq ft facility office in Montreal’s Mile-End district.

Your mission

  • Develop and maintain big data processing applications, both batch and streaming processes (Apache Spark, Apache Flink)
  • Work within the development team on building analytics, segmentation and predictive models
  • Provide a wide range of analysis to identify trends, issues, and opportunities that help drive product, marketing and other business decisions
  • Assist in designing machine learning and predictive statistical models
  • Convert Machine Learning and Predictive models to production-grade code
  • Collaborate with internal teams for BI needs (reports, visualizations, ad hoc analysis)
  • Effectively communicate insights through reports and presentations skills
  • Design new data models and data pipelines
  • Manage support and maintain existing data pipelines
  • Create dashboards and data exploration models ( Looker)
  • Develop and maintain data extractions tools (REST API clients)
  • Occasionally provide ad hoc data.

Technical skills

  • Good Scala and/or Python skills
  • Good knowledge of SQL
  • Overall knowledge of data transfer formats and tools. (JSON, Protobuf, Kafka, AWS Kinesis etc)
  • Overall knowledge of data storage formats (AVRO, Parquet, ORC et)
  • Overall knowledge of basic data pipeline concepts
  • Knowledge in statistical modeling and core AI and machine learning algorithms are an asset
  • Knowledge of Apache Spark and Apache Flink is an asset
  • Knowledge of Amazon Redshift and LookML is an asset
  • Knowledge of Php is an asset

What people say about you:

  • You are well organized
  • You pay attention to details
  • You are eager to challenge the status quo and willing to learn new programming languages

What's in it for you?

  • Flexible schedule (and a summer schedule!)
  • Extra time off between Christmas and New Year
  • Beautiful modern open-concept office
  • Monthly social activities (bagel breakfast, summer BBQ, cocktail competition and more)
  • Healthy snacks
  • A competitive salary and commissions based on performance
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • And much more!

You're the one?

You really like what you see but you feel under-qualified?

Please consider applying anyway. We know that passion and determination can make up for a lot of things.


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