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Sr. Data Engineer

Remote | Encinitas, California
Freelance | Job ID #72461 | $115 - $120 hourly | Posted 2 weeks ago

As a Senior Data Engineer on the Platform Data Team at Onward Search's FinTech client, your responsibilities include:

  • Developing data pipelines to consolidate log data from various backend microservices.
  • Expanding existing data pipelines and integrating new data sources to extract valuable insights.
  • Creating data quality checks to identify gaps and communicate them to upstream teams.
  • Building data quality dashboards for monitoring data integrity.
  • Leading high-visibility projects that impact the organization.
  • Optimizing queries for improved performance and reduced processing times.

Required Skills:

To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Senior Data Engineering or Senior Data Science position.
  • The ability to understand business requirements deeply and optimize data pipelines accordingly.
  • Proficiency in managing and manipulating large datasets, including knowledge of data partitioning and optimization techniques.
  • Skill in efficiently integrating data from multiple sources.
  • Strong data modeling skills to design adaptable schemas that meet analytical needs.
  • Knowledge of data security and privacy best practices.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills for addressing integration and schema evolution challenges.
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with stakeholders and translate business needs into technical tasks.


You will work with the following technologies:

  • SQL
  • Python
  • Snowflake
  • Airflow
  • dbt
  • Experience in command-line usage and Git workflows.

In this role, you'll collaborate closely with Product, Engineering, and Design teams to build and deliver insights that influence the roadmap and enhance user understanding. Your work will be pivotal in supporting risk and compliance initiatives.


Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $115 - $120 hourly



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