Data Engineer

IT - Application & Software Development
Toronto, ON
Aug 12, 2020

Data Engineer Position


Our client  a not-for-profit organization dedicated to driving scientific innovation and research excellence through the provision of comprehensive informatics and molecular research solutions.


  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering/development, with recent experience in agile software engineering environments
  • You must have demonstrated skills in Python, at least one modern Big Data technology (e.g. Spark), ETL methodologies, and databases (e.g. Elastic, PostgreSQL).
  • 2+ years of experience in data mapping and modelling
  • 2+ years of experience working with data lake and data warehouse
  • 1+ years of Experience with commercial cloud services, such as Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with large data sets and near-real-time content services and visualization, using standards-based approaches
  • Be able to work both independently and in a collaborative team environment, and meet required schedules and timelines
  • You must have the ability to interact well with coworkers and teammates
  • You must have outstanding skills in communicating complex technical issues and in providing comprehensive written, oral and/or digital products (including document organization and technical writing)
  • You must have good analytic skills and the ability to apply these skills in a multi-tasking environment where more than one project may require your participation at a given time (typically one primary project and one or two ancillary projects)


Other Skills:

  • RESTful Web Services, parallel programming, workflow management tools (Apache NiFi or Airflow)
  • Can deal with ambiguity and manage requests for change
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a collaborative team across multiple disciplines
  • Willingness to research and learn new approaches and technologies



  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent


How to Apply:

  • Please submit your resume and cover letter


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