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Lead Data Engineer

EcoCartFull-time$180k - $200kRemoteJun 22, 2023

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About Us 🌎

EcoCart is a leading climate technology application for online retailers. We partner with brands to meet their sustainability goals by identifying opportunities to reduce their carbon footprint throughout their supply chain and business operations. Where greenhouse gas emissions are unavoidable we partner with certified carbon offset projects. By helping ecommerce businesses tell their sustainability story we boost trust, prevent greenwashing, and offset unavoidable greenhouse gas emissions. 

We are a 50-person, remote-first company looking for people who are motivated by being part of a team building products that will help change the world. We're growing quickly, and want you to grow with us - Join us in our mission to make the fight against climate change easy, accessible, & affordable for everyone!

EcoCart is currently only hiring folks based in the United States or Canada.

See who you'd be working with by checking out our org chart:

The Opportunity
We are looking for a Lead Data Engineer to lead our Data team (Currently 3, and growing!) in transforming and analyzing the data that matters most to our business. The right candidate will have strong analytical skills and the ability to combine data from different sources. You should have prior experience in leading, coaching, and determining priorities for a team, and should be comfortable translating engineering terminology into a language stakeholders can understand. You should also be familiar with several programming languages (ideally Python) and have knowledge of machine learning methods. If this sounds like you, we’d love to meet you!

Check out our tech stack on StackShare:

Salary Range: $180,000-$200,000

In this role you will 💻

  • Take the lead in developing a strong, organized, and trustworthy source of data for the company
  • Provide guidance and direction to team members in partnership with the VP of Engineering
  • Analyze and organize raw data
  • Build data systems and pipelines within the AWS Ecosystem
  • Develop Python code to enable data migrations and ETLs across the company
  • Evaluate business needs and objectives
  • Interpret trends and patterns
  • Conduct complex data analysis and report on results 
  • Prepare data for prescriptive and predictive modeling
  • Build algorithms and prototypes
  • Combine raw information from different sources
  • Explore ways to enhance data quality and reliability
  • Identify opportunities for data acquisition
  • Develop analytical tools and programs
  • Leverage AI and ML as part of our product and business development strategy
  • Collaborate the engineering team and company at large on special projects

Minimum Requirements 🔍

  • 5+ years of experience as a Data Engineer or similar role
  • 1+ year of direct leadership experience
  • Experience with ETL/ELT tools (e.g. AWS Glue, Fivetran, SSIS)
  • Technical expertise with data models, data mining, and segmentation techniques
  • Knowledge of programming languages  (e.g. Java and Python)
  • Hands-on experience with SQL and NoSQL database design
  • Experience with DynamoDB, Lambda, and Redshift. Sigma
  • Great numerical and analytical skills
  • A collaborative individual who enjoys working on a team building things together

Preferred Qualifications 🚀

  • Experience programming in Python
  • Experience in Machine Learning and/or Statistics
  • Startup experience
  • Ecommerce experience
EcoCart Benefits 🎉

Series A Equity
Unlimited PTO
Flexible hours
Remote-first environment
Best-of-the-best options for medical, dental, & vision insurance
Mental health benefits
Life insurance
Paid parental leave
Summer half-day Fridays
Proactive, collaborative company culture with a shared vision for climate impact!



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