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Data Engineering Developer



Software Engineering, Data Science
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Data Engineering Developer

At Interac, we design and deliver products and solutions that give Canadians control over their money so they can get more out of life. But that’s not all. Whether we’re leading real-time money movement, driving innovative commerce solutions like open payments for transit systems, or making advancements in new areas like verification and open banking, we are playing a key role in shaping the future of the digital economy in Canada.

Want to make a lasting impact amongst a community of creative thinkers, problem solvers, and high-performance developers? We want to hear from you.

The Data Engineering Developer will collaborate with a data and business teams to fulfill data needs required to power data products and insights leading to actionable recommendations for internal and external stakeholders. ​​

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring highly scalable processes to ingest and process high volume transactions while ensuring high performance and quality.

  • Collaborating with various teams to translate business and analytics requirements into a data fulfillment approach.

  • Maintenance of data pipelines and contributing to the continual enhancement of data engineering practices.

  • Working with other developers, engineers, data scientists, and business stakeholders to continuously explore new capabilities and technologies to drive innovation.

  • Collaborating with the team to meet performance, scalability, and reliability goals.

  • Developing standards for data processes and automating routine tasks while ensuring the timing of automatic jobs do not conflict with application processes.

  • Thorough documentation for processes and tooling.

  • Supporting data transformation testing and production implementation as required.

  • Adapting to working with new technologies and frameworks, sometimes headlining the investigation into their usefulness to the team.

  • Supporting the team with problem analysis and resolution.

  • Management and proactive monitoring of data flows ensuring data integrity and performance.

  • Participating in rotating on-call support.

You bring:

  • 2-3 years of hands-on experience in data or software engineering.

  • A University degree in Computer Science Engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Familiar with data structures, distributed systems, data modeling, data pipeline processes, and data integration patterns.

  • Eligibility to work for Interac Corp. in Canada in a full-time capacity.

  • Hands on experience with implementing data models in SQL as well as experience with RDBMS (Oracle), BigData (Hive, Impala) environments, Apache Spark framework (PySpark preferred).

  • A demonstration of the Agile mindset, and strong experience in problem-solving within Agile environments.

  • Knowledge of and proven experience with:

    - Cloud tools and services (AWS preferred)
    - Cloud based Data Warehousing tools (AWS Redshift preferred)
    - ETL/ELT and Data Integration tools (Talend preferred)
    - Oracle PL/SQL, SQL, Python and Java

  • Experience building out a scalable infrastructure to fit the needs of a growing company.

  • Experience with data warehousing, operational data stores, large-scale implementations and ETL/ELT/data streaming processing.

  • Exposure to Big Data technologies including development, performance tuning, and standard operational activities involved.

  • Awareness that security is one of the most critical parts in any data related projects.

  • Experience in data ingestion and processing including Third-Party APIs

  • Experience with CI/CD practices is an asset

  • Strong organization and collaboration skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to a varied audience.

Interac requires employees to complete a background check that is completed by one of our service providers. We use this service to complete the following checks:

  • 5-year employment verification;
  • Canadian criminal record check;
  • Education verification;
  • Canadian ID cross-check;
  • Public safety verification; and
  • Credit inquiry

How we work
We know that exceptional people have great ideas and are passionate about their work. Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:

Connection: You’re surrounded by talented people every day who are driven by their passion of a common goal.

Core Values: They define us. Living them helps us be the best at what we do.

Compensation & Benefits: Pay is driven by individual and corporate performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks.

Education: To ensure you are the best at what you do we invest in you