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Analytics Engineer II



Data Science
Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

About Sovrn

Every interesting company solves important problems for other people. Sovrn is a Software and Data business that helps Open Web businesses be and remain independent. We help them understand their business better, operate more efficiently, and make & keep more money.

  • We believe in the freedom and free-flow of information.
  • We believe the Open Web is the largest source of this information.
  • We believe in helping Open Web businesses be and remain Independent.

Through Software products and Data solutions we help our customers:

  • Understand their business better, so they can make better decisions
  • Operate their business more efficiently, so they can invest in what matters most
  • Make (and Keep) more money, so they control their own destiny

About the Team

At Sovrn, we are building a new team that focuses on the maintaining, evolution and engineering of data processing across Sovrn’s Data Collective. This team will be focused on the transformation, availability, governance and evolution of derived data, so that critical product insights are readily obtainable by Sovrn’s internal business leaders. Additionally, this team will focus on key data technology solutions and serve as subject matter experts on our data warehousing and business intelligence tools. The team will be a driver of collaboration between engineers, data scientists, business analysts and product managers to enable better data access across all of our product lines.

About the Job

As a Analytics Engineer II, you will be the founding member of a new and important team within Sovrn. You will interface with business and technical leaders throughout the company to gather requirements for the datasets that drive critical business decisions. This position plays an integral role in building and maintaining key datasets within our data warehouse and evolving our analytics engineering practices.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Perform architecture design, table design, metric consistency, data modeling, and implementation of a big data platform and analytics applications.
  • Analyze latest big data and analytics technologies and provide expertise in big data strategies.
  • Provide governance of business-critical product data sets within Sovrn’s data warehouse and ensure their readiness for data analysts and other internal business users.
  • Provide technical leadership within the context of the new and growing Data Accessibility team.
  • Specify data platform components and configurations required for data pipeline implementation.
  • Implement data pipeline metrics to monitor performance, accuracy, and availability.
  • Research, implement, and evolve methods to process our data.
  • Optimize data processing and data access to business intelligence tools.
  • Provide domain expertise across the organization to enable business growth and development through data services and data models.
  • Troubleshoot systemic issues and lead improvements.

About You

You share Sovrn’s belief that a highly effective engineer is defined as much more than just technical ability, but also someone who uses exceptional interpersonal skills to improve team dynamics and executes on technical work with a long-term strategic vision. You are a self starter and able to get the job done without direct supervision. You enjoy leading a collaborative team but are also independently responsible. You are technically curious and enjoy investigating what is possible. Defining technical challenges and solving problems with your team to make better software gets you excited.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent understanding of big data processing environments such as Spark and Snowflake.
  • Proficiency with SQL and Python.
  • Hands on experience in big data and distributed data processing in the AWS ecosystem.
  • Experience with data warehousing and data mart design and implementation.
  • Strong understanding and inner workings of metadata management, data lineage, and data governance.
  • Strong experience in structured, unstructured, semi-structured data techniques and processes.
  • Ability to lead problem definition, solution designs, and define implementation work plans.
  • A creative yet analytical mindset with problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
  • Ability to understand business domains and translate into data requirements.
  • Create and maintain data products from data warehouse to user facing outputs such as reports and dashboards.
  • Staying up to date with industry metrics and anticipate how they can be incorporated into Sovrn data.

Bonus Points:

  • Experience with data processing within Snowflake.
  • Experience with backend Looker optimization and administration.
  • Experience with data processing using Spark/Scala and Java.
  • Experience with multiple cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure).
  • Experience with data security and compliance (PII, CCPA, GDPR etc.).
  • Experience with Agile/JIRA.

Location: Boulder, Colorado #LI-Hybrid

We understand that no candidate is perfectly qualified for any job. Experience comes in different forms; many skills are transferable; and passion goes a long way. Even more important than your resume is a clear demonstration of accountability impact, and the ability to thrive in a fluid and collaborative environment. We expect you to learn new things in this role, and we encourage you to apply if your experience is close to what we're looking for.

Sovrn Core Values: Candid, Customer Empathy, Learning, Scrappy, Second Order Thinking

Compensation and Benefits

In accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the approximate compensation range for this role in Boulder, Colorado is $110,000 to $130,000, including base salary and any related bonuses or commissions. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills and certifications.

Sovrn offers a full slate of benefits from competitive salaries, stock options, medical, dental and vision coverage, short and long term disability, life insurance,11 paid holidays, flexible vacation, commuter benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, and a paid parental leave program.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Sovrn is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, parental or pregnancy status, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations will be made to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and will be provided as requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Recruitment Agencies

Sovrn does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or Sovrn employees. Sovrn is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.