Senior Big Data Engineer, Data Platform


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At Kinaxis, who we are is grounded in our common belief that people matter. Each one of us plays an important part in accomplishing our work, building our culture, and making a global impact.

Every day, we’re empowered to work together to help our customers make faster, confident planning decisions. This is how we create a better planet – for each other, for our customers, and for generations to come. Our cloud-based platform RapidResponse ensures that the products we need – everything from medicine and cars, to day-to-day items like toothpaste – make it to market and into our hands when we need them with a minimal ecological footprint.

We make the world better, and you can too.

Senior Big Data Engineer, Data Platform

Job location: This is a remote position. You can work from home and be located anywhere in Canada.

About the Team

The Data Platform team in Kinaxis is formed with the passion and the vision to build big data more secure and accessible to our data scientists and analysts. We design and maintain data pipeline, data catalogs and data/ML models of Kinaxis’ AI Platform. We collaborate with teams and stakeholders around globe to implement cutting-edge innovative and industrial-strength AI solutions for the global supply chains.

We are looking for a passionate, smart and experienced big data engineer to help us build tools to further accelerate our mission to make data-driven solutions easy to experiment, build, secure and maintain.

What you will do

  • Design and evolve the architecture of our big data platform
  • Develop and maintain data pipelines and ML workflow; from data preparations to forecasts generations and from feature generations to ML models deployment.
  • Customize and manage integration tools, databases, warehouses, and analytical systems.
  • Optimize performance and cost of our big data platform
  • Work closely with security team and enterprise architecture team to design and implement secure data architecture.
  • Participate in the 3rd Level on-call process to support and maintain our data pipelines.
  • Guide and mentor junior engineers
  • Identify engineering gaps and challenges and lead the initiatives

What we are looking for 

  • 3 years+ of professional experience in software engineering roles
  • Solid foundation in software and data engineering.
  • Proficient in Java and/or Scala.
  • Experience with data warehouse eg. Hive, Snowflake, Redshift
  • Experience with relational databases such as MySQL, SQL Server, or PostgreSQL.
Things that Would Definitely Help
  • Knowledge of Apache Spark, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm and cloud services (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Experience with schema design, dimensional data modelling, and writing advanced SQL queries.
  • Experience with enterprise Integration and ETL tools such as Talend.

What we have to offer

  • Challenging Work - We love solving highly complex problems. And as the global leaders in our industry, we never stop innovating—our work is never “done. That’s because across our teams and in all roles, every employee is empowered to bring their best ideas forward and to jump in and solve the problems they’re passionate about.
  • Great People - We take our work seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously! It’s in our DNA to celebrate, laugh, and have fun. We are stronger, together, when we are open, honest, and above all, real. Every person is valued here and plays an important role in our shared success.
  • Global Impact - As a global team spanning continents, boundaries, and cultures, every day we are inspired by the impact our work has on our colleagues, our customers, our communities, and the world at large.
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Diversity, equity, and inclusion are more than words to us. They are the guiding principles for building a culture where we celebrate each other’s’ differences, continuously strive for equality, and recognize that inclusion makes us stronger as individuals, a company and a global citizen.

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Job region(s): North America
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