Lead Data Engineer – KNIME at Chewy

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Our Opportunity:

Chewy is looking for a Lead Data Pipeline Engineer based in our Dania Beach, FL or Boston, MA office. In this role, you will help define and build the next generation of data pipeline process, infrastructure and implementation for one of the fastest growing E-commerce platforms.

This role will be responsible for maintaining and leveraging the BI owned, customer facing, Data Pipeline tool (Knime) to provide solutions to the various teams within Chewy. This role will develop technical solutions to the challenges of our business users; solving data accessibility, manipulation of data, curation of content from disparate sources, and work with our various Data Analytics and Data Science teams to enable their work.

Who You Are:

  • A team player who recognizes the value of teamwork and respect
  • Strong self-starter, comfortable working in ambiguity or lightly defined projects
  • Someone who is looking to grow and invest in their career
  • Ability to analyze a problem and develop testing solutions to accommodate the unique challenges of the project
  • Loves to automate and build scaleable solutions to large and nuanced data challenges
  • Passion wins at Chewy, we want to see your passion and love of all-things data
  • Someone that searches for problems to be solved and people in need of support and takes initiative to resolve their root cause issue

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop a framework for intake, construction and productionalization of Data Pipelines within the data community to provide self-service data pipeline creation to end-users
  • Architect and define methodologies and processes to improve the ability of users to procure and leverage data from outside the organization
  • Design platform integrations to allow the seamless interaction between systems and start down-stream workflows
  • Support the creation and implementation of a data quality framework maximize potential for automated test execution across multiple data platforms
  • Actively participate in the scoping, design and development of data pipelines to support end-user data needs while ensuring safeguards are in place to protect shared resources
  • Ensure that technical solutions follow best practices, are reliable, easily maintainable and are scalable under sustained load
  • Create or modify complex framework elements, modules, routines, scripts and data objects from a detailed design where efficiency, performance and reliability are critical
  • Design and implement tools and frameworks to simplify test development, including simulators/mocks and data generators
  • Build test infrastructure to fit into our CI platform
  • Assess and evaluate new tools and data integration methodologies
  • Provided peer feedback in design and code reviews 

What You’ll Need:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, or other technical discipline
  • Ability to distill complex technical requirements into consumable action-items for developers
  • 3-5 years as a Quality Engineer, Software Engineer or ETL Engineer
  • 3-5 years of experience using ETL tools such as Informatica, Alteryx, or KNIME
  • 3-5 years of experience in SQL with ability to query databases independently to find root cause of issues
  • Ability to write and manipulate Python/Unix/PowerShell scripts
  • Familiarity with RDBS and Columnar database design

Bonus:

  • Knowledge of Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Bamboo, Confluence)
  • Experience working in Agile teams (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience with KNIME
  • Familiarity with at least one code language, ideally Python

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, or you require a religious accommodation, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact [email protected]

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Location

Located in the Fort Point neighborhood, home to many of Boston's hip and upcoming restaurants along with emerging technology companies.

An Insider's view of Chewy

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

It's refreshing being a part of a team dedicated to getting the job done, without quilting you into extra hours. While we are in the retail space, we are always supportive of the team's needs. I don't feel guilty about asking for help if I'm pressed for time and need to get back to my family. The flexibility around working from home has been great

Marcus

Senior Product Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

Our team loves working on new app features that are requested by our customers! We get the most excited when our app users send us a request and then that idea comes to life in the next app update. We take our customer’s feedback very seriously!

Eliza

Mobile Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Chewy gives a significant amount of freedom and autonomy to do your best work. I am able to pursue the most important objectives, and work that I really enjoy. It’s an amazing feeling to see your hard work pay off immediately and have a positive impact on the team—and something that makes life at Chewy really unique!

Rich

Human Resources Business Partner

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

Aside from the standard 1x1s and team meetings: 24/7 via text, email, chat, voice and during business hours by walking around the office engaging in conversation, listening to current challenges and proposed solutions.

Mike

VP, Software Engineering

What are Chewy Perks + Benefits

Chewy Benefits Overview

We got you covered when it comes to competitive salaries, unlimited time off, medical & dental insurance, 401k and happy hour. True to our business, we're pet-friendly and have fun pet-related perks like Paw-ternity leave for new pup parents. Of course, the biggest perk is being able to work alongside smart, driven and passionate team members who are changing the world every day.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
We offer a commuter transit, parking, and dependent care FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, Foosball, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Chewy sponsors office sports leagues year-round.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross-functional lunch and learns.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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