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John Smith
Data Scientist, USA
Cloud-Ready Data
Digital Transformation
Data Governance

Remote, United Kingdom

Data Engineer

Joining Collibra's Data Office team:

Collibra is looking for a Data Engineer in our growing Data Office to evolve our internal self-serve data platform and to optimize data flow and collection for cross functional data products. This role will report to the Head of Data Office and will be an integral part in helping Collibra’s rapid growth and our thought leading position in data intelligence. 

This is a hands-on, roll up your sleeves position and requires a passion for data and engineering. You communicate as well with technology as with business stakeholders. You are unable to shed a continued enthusiasm for new (data) technology. You pride yourself in providing a self-service, production-ready data platform that, following Data Mesh best practices, keeps the lights on for the business’ data products.

As you fuel Collibra’s data lake, you will leverage your experience to lead our internal data self-serve infrastructure into state of the art data lake and help data teams across Collibra drive change through data

Data Engineers at Collibra are responsible for:

  • Continuously evolve our self-service data platform into a production-ready data infrastructure for our business’ data products
  • Manage, provide support and use self-serve extraction and transformation tools to enable data product owners to drive business value
  • Manage and build cloud infrastructure technology to deliver value for the business and elevate data security
  • Collaborate and support stakeholders (in Finance, Marketing, Product, Sales, …) to identify and plan new requirements for our data platform and data products

You Have:

  • 3+ years experience performing data engineering operations to fulfill business needs
  • Strong experience with cloud-based data infrastructures (AWS and GCP) and IaC tools like Terraform and/or CloudFormation
  • Strong experience with SQL and relational databases, query authoring as well as working familiarity with a variety of (Cloud) databases and parquet format
  • Experience with big data tools like Spark, Kafka and Google Pub/Sub
  • Experience with Data pipeline tools like Airflow and dashboarding tools like Tableau
  • Programming experience with Python (and/or Java) and programming tools like Git

You Are:

  • Deeply technical, passionate, and analytical about what the insights data can deliver
  • Process oriented and driven, knowing you can’t accelerate at scale without continuously improving processes
  • Familiar with supporting different types of stakeholders and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
  • A strong communicator in English, both written and oral. You’ve applied those skills for technical and business audiences in the form of documentation and requirements
  • Experienced at identifying, prioritizing, and getting buy-in for data opportunities within a large organization

Measuring Success:

  • Within your first month, you will familiarize yourself with the team and the vision for the data platform. Get to know the self-serve data platform by diving into the architecture, existing pipelines, data extraction and preparation tools, and stakeholders dependent on the platform. 
  • Within your third month, you will be fluent in defining the needs for new data sources by discussing the requirements with the business owner, fast to import the data in the data lake through extraction and transformation tools, and innovating in the process and supporting users in their adoption and use of the data platform. You will help to implement the future of the Data Mesh Framework within Collibra.
  • Within your sixth month, you will be popular with data teams across the company as they benefit from the end-to-end solution you designed and implemented, the data they consume, the self-serve tools added on top of the data platform that facilitates their analysis, and data product delivery.

Benefits at Collibra:

We strive to provide all Collibrians with competitive and cost-efficient benefits that are aligned to our company values. As a high-growth company, our goal is to offer flexibility and choice with our benefits programs to support the evolving needs of our changing workforce. The specific offerings will differ slightly by region but our {Be}well benefit programs encompass the following strategic pillars:

  • {Be}Healthy: Healthcare for yourself and eligible dependents (inclusive of partners/domestic partners), mental health resources and care, tax-advantaged accounts, income protection, discount programs and more! Additionally, we encourage employees to treat their whole self by offering a bi-monthly calendar of events and programming dedicated to our {Be}well initiatives which focus on wellbeing areas including emotional, professional & social, financial, physical, allyship & belonging and giving back.
  • {Be}With Family: We offer multiple types of leave so that you can spend time with loved ones, including parental leave, caregiver leave and our annual family day. These are all complementary to our culture in which we value output over hours!
  • {Be}Kind: Collibra For Good, Unconscious Bias & Allyship training, Diversity Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Strategy, Environmental Social Governance (ESG) strategy, racial equity awareness programs and Collibra-led fundraisers.
  • {Be}Unplugged: Our paid time off programs include vacation, holidays, sick time and compassionate/bereavement leave. We also offer remote-friendly meditation sessions and cooking lessons – all of which you’re actively encouraged to use!
  • {Be}Informed: Competitive compensation, bonus potential, private company equity, merit reviews and promotion cycles, company pension, discounts programs, access to LinkedIn Learning, employee referral program, employee rewards & recognition, development programs and more!
  • {Be}Together: Community and belonging with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and personal interest groups, ERG-driven events, speaker series, and celebrations, a dedicated DEI council, the virtual Collibra cafe, trivia, bingo games and much more! 

When in-person (office) life resumes, we look forward to more snacks, catered lunches, team offsites and social events (think holiday gift exchange, fundraising events, happy hours, celebrations and more)!

Equal Opportunity:

At Collibra, we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – which ties directly to our core value, “open, direct, and kind.” We realize the key to creating a company with a world-class culture and employee experience comes from who we hire and creating a workplace that celebrates everyone. 

With this, we proudly consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, physical or mental disability, HIV status, registered domestic partner status, caregiver status, marital status, veteran or military status, citizenship status or any other legally protected category.