Data Engineer

Slumberland Furniture
May 24, 2023
Oakdale, MN
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Job Description

Slumberland is embarking on a journey to leverage our data to drive key business decisions. We are seeking an individual responsible for collecting, managing, and converting raw data into information that can be interpreted by data scientists and business analysts for performance evaluation and optimization.

The Data Engineer is responsible for working with all areas across the business to develop and operationalize data structures, create data models and consolidate multiple sources of data across the organization. By leveraging data, insights and metrics, this position is a key driver in creating innovation and data-driven business strategies within our company.

Essential Functions and Accountabilities of the Data Engineer:

  • Design and build data models and data transformations efficiently and reliably to fit the analytical needs of the business
  • Develop and maintain ETL processes utilizing Azure Cloud tools such as Azure Data Factory, FiveTran, DataBricks as well as efficient cloud data strategies to minimize costs
  • Engage with teams to push the boundaries of analytical insights, creating new product features using data, and powering data models
  • Anticipate, Identify and solve issues concerning data management to improve data quality
  • Understand and use continuous integration, test driven development and production deployment frameworks using DevOps and GIT
  • Develop and champion modern Data Engineering concepts to technical audience and business stakeholders
  • Manage and maintain relational databases, including but not limited to SQL Server
  • Maintain data integrity and transparency to increase data, reporting and dashboard confidence and consistency across all departments
  • Advocate for new sources of data to create actionable insights and recommendations
  • Define and communicate business rules and terms governing use of the data including security and data lifecycle management
  • Communicate technical and non-technical information clearly, concisely, and effectively both orally and in writing. Present findings, recommendations, and specifications in formal reports and/or oral presentations

Slumberland is a family-owned company, ranking within the top 20 for both furniture and bedding retailers in the nation. At Slumberland, you'll find a kind, friendly, and supportive environment that values love, dignity, and respect. We share a common goal of providing an exceptional customer experience and quality furniture for a great price.

Data Engineer Benefits:

  • Up to 3 weeks of paid time off in your first year, plus 24 hours of PTO given on first day
  • Full Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, and more
  • 401K Retirement and Profit Sharing
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Merchandise Discount
  • Onsite fitness facilities


Knowledge & Education Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Database Administration or similar work experience
  • 3-5+ years of experience in Data Engineering
  • 2 or more years of experience in data modeling, data architecture and ETL
  • Experience with tools and concepts related to data and analytics, such as dimensional modeling, reporting tools, data governance, data warehousing, structured and unstructured data
  • Proficient in at least one major programming language (e.g.. Java Script, Python) and comfortable working with SQL
  • Advanced understanding of analytics tools and methods, best practices and awareness of new techniques of analytics
  • Experience working with relational databases like SQL, Postgres and Data Bricks
  • Experience working with ETL tools like Azure Data Factory, Fivetran and SSIS

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