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Data Engineer (St. Louis or remote)

United States, Missouri, St. Louis
April 28, 2022

About Us

Interested in working for a human-centered technology company that prides itself on using modern tools and technologies? Want to be surrounded by intensely curious and innovative thinkers who push one another to come up with the best solutions possible?

Seeking to solve complex technical challenges by building products that work for people, meet and exceed the needs of businesses, and work elegantly and efficiently?

Modeling ourselves after the 1904 World's Fair, which brought innovation to the region, 1904labs is seeking top technical talent in St. Louis to bring innovation and creativity to our clients.

Our clients consist of Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies. We partner with them on complex projects that range from reimagining and refactoring their existing applications, to helping to envision and build new applications or data streams to operationalize their existing data. Working in a team-based labs model, using our own flavor of , we strive to work at the cutting edge of technology's capabilities while solving problems for our clients and their users.

The Role

Consultants at 1904labs are generalists, who like learning new things and applying their skills to a variety of client projects. You will be able to acquire new skills during your tenure on different teams. As a data engineer and consultant, you'll be working for a client with a team from 1904labs. Generally this could include being the primary Data Engineer supporting Dev Ops and Software Engineers or working with other Data Engineers on a large data project.

Basic Qualifications

  • Proficient in at least one programming language. More is better, as is experience with functional and object oriented languages. For example: Scala, Java, or Python.

  • Proven and recurring success applying software engineering practices like requirements gathering, design, and testing on a team.

  • Working knowledge of the Linux command line and shell scripting

  • Proficient in SQL

Desired Skills

In addition to qualifications above, Data Engineers at the 1904labs have proven work experience in at least two of the following areas:

  • Relational databases like Postgre SQL, Oracle, SQL Server

  • Non-relational or NoSQL databases like Mongo DB, Elastic Search, Solr, Redis

  • Big Data / Hadoop technologies like Spark, Hive, H Base / Cassandra

  • Data Modeling for Data Warehouses, Data Lakes, or operational applications

  • Cloud-based data ecosystems in AWS, Azure, or GCP. For example, in AWS services like S3, Kinesis, EMR, Athena, or Redshift. In Azure, services like Blob storage, Event Hub, Data Factory, Synapse, or Cosmos DB. In GCP, services like Pub/sub, Dataproc, Big Query, Big Table, or Datastore.

  • Streaming technologies like Spark Streaming or NiFi, message queues like Kafka or Rabbit MQ

Why Choose 1904labs?

  • - 10% of our work week is set aside to work on our own ideas and projects. We believe that giving folks the time and space to innovate and tinker allows them to bring fresh ideas and perspectives to the work we do.

  • - each day we want you, in conversation with your team, to work from where it makes the most sense.

  • Competitive salary, bonus, and benefits (medical, dental, paid parental leave, 401k match).

  • We invest in the personal and professional growth of every employee because we believe growth leads to innovative solutions and personal fulfillment.

  • Career paths are crafted by you and supported and nurtured by 1904labs.

  • Experienced team made up of intensely curious and innovative thinkers from a variety of disciplines who inspire each other to come up with the best solutions possible.

  • Being a trusted advisor to our clients allows us to affect change within their organizations.

  • We work to create an intentional culture crafted around promoting and supporting the needs of our employees as whole people.

  • Flexible schedules and a Human-Centered approach to work.

  • Strong commitment to the community. Take advantage of the relationships we've built with our or pursue any other community endeavor you are passionate about.

At 1904labs, we believe that inclusion inspires innovation. Our goal is to hire innovative, courageous, intensely curious, and team-minded people, and we are committed to fair hiring practices and equal treatment and opportunity in all areas of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. 1904labs is an equal opportunity employer; committed to an environment of inclusion, free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.