Data Engineer in Vacasa

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Vacasa last checked this job 15 days ago.

Why Vacasa

We started with just one home and an idea: to bring homeowners and renters together with smart technology and caring local teams. Today, we’re the largest full-service vacation rental company in the US thanks to the people who give us their best every day. You’ll fit right in here if you’re curious, collaborative, innovative, and thrive in a rapid-growth environment.

Why Software Engineering at Vacasa

Do you want to be part of a global team helping the largest vacation property management company in the US solve problems on a global scale? Are you excited to explore the benefits of scalability and performance by leveraging modern, cloud-based technologies? At Vacasa, we are constantly experimenting and fine-tuning our products. We value stability, security, and scalability.

Job functions

What we are looking for

As a Data Engineer you will be responsible for maintaining the core platform and services that support business intelligence at Vacasa. Working closely with data science, and analytics teams you will play a key role in the design, build, and maintenance of data pipelines; providing timely, accurate, and reliable information to all aspects of the business.

What you’ll do

  • Design, implement, and manage Vacasa’s BI and analytics platform
  • Develop data warehousing standards, transformations, and ingress patterns for production data
  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to ensure BI and reporting goals are met
  • Mentor and train engineering and analytics staff
  • Troubleshoot Redshift performance problems or bottlenecks

Qualifications and requirements

What you’ll need

  • Full command of the english language. All cover letters and resumes must be submitted in English.
  • 2+ years experience in a data-related field, including data engineering, data warehousing, business intelligence, data visualization, and/or data science
  • 1-2 years experience using AWS
  • Professional experience using Python to build data pipelines
  • Hands on experience with Airflow or similar data pipeline tools
  • Knowledge of relational database management systems
  • Ability to identify, repair, and troubleshoot data quality issues
  • Ability to write and understand SQL
  • An understanding of Redshift query execution plans, table distribution, and workload management
  • A desire to learn and experiment with new and emerging technologies


What you’ll get:

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Employee discounts
  • All the equipment you’ll need to be successful
  • Great colleagues and culture

Pet-friendly Pets are welcome at the premises.
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Partially remote You can work from your home some days a week.
Computer provided Vacasa provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.

Remote work policy

Temporarily remote during COVID-19

Position is remote only during COVID-19-related quarantine measures.

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