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Posted: Wed Nov 01 2023

Data Engineer (Campus Hire)

Bellevue, WA

Direct Hire

Job Title – Data Engineer (Campus Hire)

Hansell Tierney is assisting our client, a not-for-profit organization focused on improving access to data on key issues impacting the United States, with their search for a Data Engineer for their Bellevue, WA based team.

Job Summary
Our client is seeking a strong programmer with knowledge of databases and data modeling to join our mission-driven team. In this role, you will contribute to the design, construction, and maintenance of the data architecture and infrastructure that supports our data platform and initiatives. This involves working with data architects and other stakeholders to understand requirements, develop data pipelines, and implement data models that enable efficient and effective analysis and data products. You will also contribute towards ensuring the quality, security, and accessibility of the data, as well as monitoring performance and optimizing processes as needed.
This role does not include direct people management. It is a collaborative, individual contributor role.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with Engineering team to create efficient data pipelines and data sets to bring data from various internal and external sources utilizing Azure cloud stack, including Azure Data Factory, Azure Databricks, and internally built tools and platforms.

  • Maintain and monitor current ETLs/ELTs, work to mitigate any failures, optimize performance as necessary.

  • Work in an agile fashion with product leads and engineering partners to build data sets that answer their specific questions.

  • Build new and maintain scalable data pipelines from external and internal sources to our repositories/data systems, under mentorship.

  • Provide data engineering, data wrangling, and data modeling support to the engineering team.

  • Provide on-call support to resolve any failures, optimize performances as necessary.

  • Automate and continuously refactor existing technologies to achieve higher scale and efficiency.

Required Experience, Skills, Education

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, Data Science, or a related field.

  • Strong programming skills in one or more programming languages (Java, Python, or SQL).

  • Basic understanding of databases and data modeling concepts.

  • Familiarity with researching, building, and implementing machine learning pipeline tools, platforms, and algorithms.

  • Familiarity with cloud platforms like Microsoft Azure.

  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and teamwork skills.

  • Passion for learning new technologies and creating innovative solutions.

Location& Hybrid Work: The position is based in Bellevue, WA. The organization practices intentional hybrid work. All employees are expected to work on-site Tuesdays and Thursdays during overlapping core hours of 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Mondays and Fridays remain flexible work-from-home or office workdays.
FLSA Classification: Exempt
Employment Type: Full-time
Compensation & Benefits: The starting salary range for this role in Bellevue is $91,800 to $114,700, based on aptitude and experience. Over time, the employee in this role may earn up to $137,600 per year with demonstrated skill in the role and context, progress and performance against goals, and increased experience.
Featured Benefits & Perks

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance with employee and dependent premiums entirely paid for by employer

  • 3 weeks of paid vacation annually

  • 11 paid holidays, plus paid days off for the weekdays between Christmas and New Year

  • 80 hours of paid sick leave annually

  • 401(k) with 6% employer contribution

  • 2:1 Match for charitable contributions

  • Professional development reimbursement up to $2,000 per year

  • Employer-paid life insurance of 3x salary to $1,000,000 ($750k guarantee issue)

  • Fertility & Family Building reimbursement to $40,000 (lifetime max)

  • Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA) options

  • Parking or transportation (Orca card) up to $250 monthly

  • Cash stipend of $300/month (for cell phone, wellness expenses, etc.)

Eligibility: Local candidates to the US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply. Work sponsorship is not available at this time.

Hansell Tierney is one of the premier staffing and recruiting companies in the Pacific Northwest. Launched in 2001, we are a woman-owned business that serves and staffs Northwest organizations by doing things the right way, not just the easiest way. Hansell Tierney partners with candidates and clients to match the best candidates with interesting local opportunities. We navigate every relationship with the highest level of discretion and service while holding ourselves accountable to our promises. Our business thrives on our deep understanding of the job market and our ability to skillfully tailor our recruitment process to meet our clients’ unique needs.

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