Senior Data Engineer

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PURPOSE:

The Predictive Index—the talent optimization leader—is an award-winning best place to work (Inc., Glassdoor, Boston Business Journal, The Boston Globe).

Our mission is “Better work, better world," and we take great pride in PI’s power to supercharge workplace relationships and culture to achieve the unthinkable. We’re our own best case study! You’ll be working toward a mission that inspires you, and you’ll be surrounded by fun, smart, driven people day in and day out.

There’s a reason more than 8,000 companies—including Nissan, Citizens Bank, Drift, Subway, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Docusign, and Omni Hotels—trust PI to help them hire top talent, design winning teams, and develop leaders at every level. Come discover how we empower our clients to solve their biggest challenges and make their business dreams come true.

The Predictive Index is a place where people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives collaborate on amazing, important work. We celebrate our differences, knowing that they are fundamental to our success as an organization. “Better Work, Better World,” starts here, in an organization where every member of the PI community is valued, respected, and welcome. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.


POSITION:

We are seeking a technically-oriented Senior Data Engineer to drive efficiency across our business intelligence data landscape.  This person will have a passion for problem-solving and will analyze all existing data pipelines to identify opportunities to increase efficiency and enhance data quality.   They will gain a deep understanding of the data sources that populate DOMO, our BI reporting platform, and the connections that integrate those systems.  The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of providing data solutions that empower stakeholders to make critical business decisions and will play a key role in championing data quality and consistency across the business.


YOUR DAY-TO-DAY:

  • Streamline the current data landscape and create a visible and reusable architecture to increase transparency and standardization of definitions.
  • Partner with stakeholders and BI Analysts to define and build a centralized data repository purpose-built for reporting.  
  • Create and maintain a single source of truth data dictionary.
  • Streamline ETL’s into coherent views to support effective and consistent reporting to the business.
  • Work closely with vendors from PI’s tech stack to evaluate all API integration options with DOMO.
  • Build historical datasets to eventually leverage them into data science investigations.
  • Work closely with the systems team to understand and develop expertise in a growing range of PI data sources and their applications across the business.  Staying up to date on the data lineage is critical.
  • Constitute rules of engagement and governance processes regarding the analytics data landscape.
  • Support and train team members on data architecture and similar concepts.

SHOULD YOU APPLY?

If you’ve got all the below skills, drop what you’re doing right now and reach out. If you’ve got some of these skills, we still want to hear from you!

  • Experience building schema to scale and automate workflows.
  • Experience and knowledge of modern data stores, pipeline and reporting/analytic techniques and tools.
  • Experience building data models and data warehouses is highly desired.
  • Expertise in SQL, MYSQL, Python, and/or R is preferred. 
  • Strong analytical skills: Ability to collect, organize, and analyze data; summarize findings and develop conclusions and recommendations.
  • Self-starter who takes initiative and is proactive and able to prioritize multiple projects involving various stakeholders by meeting deadlines and proactively communicating status updates.
  • Ability to communicate at all levels of the organization, from end-users to Senior Management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, mathematics, computer science, or equivalent data engineering work experience, preferred

Just as our employees are threads in the cultural fabric of PI, THREADS is our framework for understanding our core values.

Teamwork: Focus on the “we,” not the “me.”

Honesty: Follow your moral compass.

Reliability: Be someone others can count on.

Energy: Be balanced, be energized.

Action: Errors of action are better than errors of inaction. Be brave.

Drive: Own it.

Scope: Don't try to boil the ocean.

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The Predictive Index is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Location

Our office is close to lots of restaurants and a huge shopping area. Just minutes from the Rt. 128 train station, we're commuter friendly to everyone!

An Insider's view of The Predictive Index

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

I think The Predictive Index really puts its people first. My manager has been really supportive of my needs in and out of the office. I think having a manager that cares about me as a whole person makes me feel more fulfilled and energized to come to work.

Caraline

Recruiter

What does your typical day look like?

I'd say a good third of a "typical" day is spent meeting with people to make sure our team is building the right stuff and in the right way. Another sixth my day is spent interviewing or thinking about hiring and onboarding since we’re growing so fast. The last half of my day is hopefully spent programming! Building cool stuff is my favorite!

Stefan

Lead Software Engineer

How does the company support your career growth?

PI and my team have done a lot to map out a career path from having monthly discussions to filling out a personal development chart. This has allowed me to clearly see a future as well as understand what it is going to take to achieve my goals, and I know PI will help me get there.

John

Business Development Representative

What is your vision for the company?

Operations at PI enables all business units to empower members to maximize their creativity. I envision PI's growth to be powered by scalability, where systems and intelligence allow us to focus on high-value activities; where departments partner in successful cross-functional initiatives enabled by optimal automation.

Maribel

Senior Vice President, Operations

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It’s vibrant and full of energy with animated discussions every direction you turn. It may sound weird, but it feels like there is knowledge in the air you breathe. You learn something new every day just by interacting with the talented people you work with.

Zoya

UX Researcher

What are The Predictive Index Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
We partner with organizations around Boston like Fathers Uplift, as well as Friends of the Blue Hills, Westwood Food Pantry, Needham Community Council, the Greater Boston Food Bank, and Toys for Tots.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program, Cross-department program, Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
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