Senior Data Engineer

  • Engineering
  • Austin, Texas Metropolitan Area
  • Full Time
Flexe solves the hardest omnichannel logistics problems for the world’s largest retailers and brands. Integrating technology, open logistics networks, and elastic economic models allows Flexe customers to move fast, at scale, and with precision. Founded in 2013 and headquartered in Seattle, Flexe brings deep logistics expertise and enterprise-grade technology to deliver innovative eCommerce fulfillment, retail distribution, same-day delivery, and network capacity programs to the Fortune 500. Flexe is transforming the $1.6T logistics industry.
At Flexe, we promote autonomous, vertical engineering teams where each team is accountable for a slice of the complete customer experience. That includes everything from developing and maintaining software that runs in the browser to the software that manages the infrastructure. We value the ability to iterate quickly to match the demands of the modern logistics industry. As a data engineer, you will bring proven engineering practices to building and deploying services that build value from the data Flexe has aggregated.

What you'll do:

  • Evolv­ing tech­nol­o­gy that is at the heart of our busi­ness. You will be respon­si­ble for archi­tect­ing and imple­ment­ing data sys­tems that impact our cus­tomers directly.
  • Deliv­er val­ue from con­cep­tion to release. You will work direct­ly with cus­tomer stake­hold­ers to design, imple­ment, deliv­er and sup­port a vari­ety of data and ana­lyt­ics needs. Build­ing the infra­struc­ture required for opti­mal extrac­tion, trans­for­ma­tion, and the load­ing of data from a wide vari­ety of data sources. Build­ing ful­ly auto­mat­ed reusable data pipelines and oper­a­tional­iz­ing them.
  • Facil­i­tate per­son­al and team growth. You will work with lead­er­ship to estab­lish goals for your growth. Com­bined with men­tor­ing and sup­port­ing oth­er engi­neers, you will direct­ly con­tribute to scal­ing out the organization.
  • Val­ue a healthy and pro­duc­tive cul­ture. You will work in an envi­ron­ment that val­ues ambi­tious but sus­tain­able growth. Advo­cate and advance mod­ern, agile devel­op­ment prac­tices and evan­ge­lize great engi­neer­ing cul­ture. Define and pro­mote best prac­tices and data stan­dards. Adher­ence to data gov­er­nance process­es and practices.
  • Build data archi­tec­ture that enables report­ing, ana­lyt­ics, data sci­ence, and data man­age­ment and improves acces­si­bil­i­ty, effi­cien­cy, gov­er­nance, pro­cess­ing, and qual­i­ty of data.

Does this sound like you?

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a tech­ni­cal dis­ci­pline or 5+ years of equiv­a­lent experience 
  • 3+ years expe­ri­ence in design­ing and build­ing com­plex ETL/ELT, data mod­el­ing, schema design, and using large data­bas­es in a busi­ness environment 
  • Expert-lev­el skills in writ­ing and opti­miz­ing com­plex SQL and rela­tion­al databases 
  • Expe­ri­ence with data ware­hous­ing con­cepts Expe­ri­ence with object-ori­ent­ed pro­gram­ming lan­guages (Java, Python, Ruby, etc.) 
  • Expe­ri­ence work­ing with Cloud plat­forms (Data, Ser­vices, Sched­uler, Pub/​sub, etc.) 
  • Expe­ri­ence with Cloud SQL in one of the major cloud tech­nol­o­gy providers (AWS, Azure, GCP, etc.) 
  • Expe­ri­ence work­ing with code col­lab­o­ra­tion and repos­i­to­ry man­age­ment tools (Bit­buck­et, GitHub, Git­Lab, etc.) 
  • Expe­ri­ence with infra­struc­ture pro­vi­sion­ing tools (Ansi­ble, Ter­raform, etc.) 
  • Expe­ri­ence work­ing with data trans­fer tech­nolo­gies (APIs, Pub/​Sub, etc.) 


Our ben­e­fits pack­age at Flexe is thought­ful­ly designed to help our employ­ees lead healthy lives inside and out­side of work.

  • Med­ical, den­tal, and vision insurance 

  • 401k with employ­er match 

  • 4 weeks of paid time off, an addi­tion­al 13 paid com­pa­ny hol­i­days (10 stan­dard hol­i­days, 2 float­ing hol­i­days and your birthday!)

  • 2 days of vol­un­teer PTO

  • 12 weeks of com­pa­ny-paid parental leave

  • Ful­ly remote, in-office, or hybrid work environment 

  • $300 home office stipend and month­ly home inter­net reimbursement

  • Employ­ee sup­port groups, social groups, and men­tor­ship program

  • Employ­ee-dri­ven pro­grams for volunteering

  • Man­ag­er devel­op­ment pro­gram and resources

  • Access to free LinkedIn Learn­ing courses

We look forward to hearing from you.

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