Position Overview: LightBox is a data and technology company in the Commercial Real Estate industry. We are currently looking for an innovative Data Engineer to join our LightBox data integration team. LightBox ingests thousands of datasets and processes billions of data elements from petascale amounts of data, served out through tens of billions of API transactions yearly. You will be working on a highly motivated team that is responsible for data modelling and data architecting to solve various use case scenarios. Must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams and products. Including exciting work with highly scalable data ingestion pipelines while working in a team with extremely qualified and accomplished data and software engineers to build, enhance, and maintain our data platform that supports our best in class products.
What you will do and achieve: Reporting to the Data Integration Manager, the duties and responsibilities of the Data Engineer include, but are not limited to:
Provide operational and technical expertise related to vector and raster GIS data products
Responsible for producing data products and reference data for software products through GIS activities such as digital map production, database compilation, data conversion, and quality control
Create data pipelines to prepare and maintain data to solve specific use cases
Model and architect data to solve business problems
Adhere to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget
Analyze and resolve technical and application problems
Migrate existing workflows to newer infrastructures
Analyze use cases and propose solutions to meet business objectives
This is an exempt position with the yearly salary range between $60K to $120K with bonus based on a 40-hour work week.
Who you are: Education
Bachelor's degree or certificate in GIS from a recognized Post-Secondary university or college
Must have an excellent academic record with a good grounding in Data Engineering and GIS principles.
Familiar with Standards, concepts, practices, and procedures within the field of Computer Science is an asset.
2 to 5 years experience as a data engineer
Key Knowledge & Skills
Experience with Relational databases
SQL language and Server experience, spatial preferably
Strong GIS knowledge of fundamental processes and functionality
Experience with ARCGIS or MapInfo Professional
Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
Strong problem solving ability and organizational skills
Must be detail-oriented with multi-tasking abilities
Ability to work under strict deadlines
Keen interest in data engineering and a “tinkering” mindset
Driven to continually learn about and incorporate new technologies
Thrive in a self-driven environment
Understanding and integrating human and machine workflows
Data Lake & Warehouse Modeling
Git code repository experience
Other Desirable Attributes
At least one modern programming language, preferably Python
LightBox's Diversity Commitment: LightBox is fully committed to employing a diverse workforce and creating an inclusive work environment that embraces everyone’s unique contributions, experiences, and values. We believe in unity in diversity and offer a collaborative work environment that encourages creativity, initiative and professional growth and provides a competitive salary and benefits package. We are better together when we support, recognize, and embrace our differences.
This job description is a general listing of the required tasks and expectations of the position and in no way implies that the duties listed above are the employee’s only responsibilities. The employee is expected to perform other tasks, responsibilities and training as instructed by their supervisors. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.
This position may require additional hours outside of the standard work schedule including occasional holiday, evening and/or weekend hours in order to meet deadlines or to accommodate customers.
LightBox and all its holding companies are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of the LightBox and its holding companies to prohibit discrimination of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
LightBox is a data and technology company in the commercial real estate industry. From location intelligence to environmental due diligence to lending, valuation and broker resources, we offer solutions that deliver depth, speed and accuracy to allow our customers to act on decisions with the highest degree of confidence.