Data Engineer

Analytics · New York, New York
Department Analytics
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Who We Are:

AKDM is a leader in delivering digital growth strategies guided by data, analytics, and business intelligence. We work with a range of clients — spanning niche players to industry leaders across e-commerce, financial services, travel, entertainment, and consumer packaged goods.

Inclusivity for our teams is a priority. From DEI training to volunteering, we are on a journey to connect our business goals with values by promoting a culture of equity and access. We are actively seeking candidates that bring diverse perspectives to our team and work with us to build better, more inclusive approaches to work and collaboration.

We are remote for now and are looking to go back into the office sometime in 2022 on a hybrid model.

About the Role:

As a Data Engineer, designing and implementing data solutions doesn’t intimidate you. You thrive in this role when you’re able to learn new technologies, collaborate with teams across disciplines, and help establish a data-driven culture of measurement. Your innovations to maintaining and expanding our ecosystem of data pipelines through ETL processes provides the basis for many crucial downstream tasks; complex analysis, data products, and digital marketing performance measurement.


  • Extract, transform, and load (ETL) data into data warehouse/data marts from various sources and maintain the technology stack that controls all of these processes
  • Collaborate closely with our marketing teams to understand and accurately integrate web, app, and marketing analytics data sources into new datasets for measuring customer acquisition
  • Combine structured and unstructured data sets to be used for analysis in business intelligence tools
  • Assist with the design of the core data vocabulary used for analyzing user activity, and enforce consistency across platforms
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing data infrastructure for greater scalability, data quality and performance
  • Design and manage the information access and delivery effort for the data warehouse.
  • Produce high quality technical documentation, such as a data dictionary
  • Support training on metrics and self-service data platforms to enable a stronger data culture
  • Work with various team and executive stakeholders to define mission-critical metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs)


  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of data engineering experience with a focus on digital advertising or ad tech space
  • Experience with open source databases such as Redshift or BigQuery
  • Advanced SQL skills (MySQL and/or Postgres), familiarity with data warehousing, data architecture, data integrity, data standardization, and dimensional modeling
  • Proven critical thinking and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Passionate about data and software engineering
  • Ready to be part of a tight-knit, growing team; ambitious, can work independently as well as collaboratively and possess interpersonal skills

Bonus Skills:

  • Experience in Python, and comfortable with other languages (e.g., JavaScript, Ruby, PHP)
  • Experience with one or more data visualization tools, including Tableau, PowerBI, or Data Studio
  • Experience with data-driven documents (D3.js) or statistical analysis software
  • Experience version control (Git) and containers (Docker)
  • Experience with applications like Salesforce, Google Analytics, or Pardot

What We Provide:

  • 100% Health, Dental, and Vision Coverage: We pay the monthly premium for all employees and cover 70% for spouses, partner, and dependents
  • 3% Non-Elective 401k Match: We contribute to your retirement even if you choose not to
  • Unlimited Vacation. On average, AKDM employees take 20+ days of vacation and we encourage each other to take time off as needed
  • Unlimited Sick Days: We want our team to stay healthy and stay home when they need to
  • Holidays: We observe all major holidays and encourage our employers to celebrate their cultural and ethnic traditions without having to take PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave: We provide 12 weeks paid leave for primary and secondary caregivers plus flexibility in case more time is needed
  • Mentorship Program: Mentees receive one-on-one support from the leadership team to receive practical advice and guidance in developing future career goals
  • Flexible work from home policy

What We Value:

At AKDM we believe diversity is essential to crafting digital strategies. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin of employees, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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