Data Engineer Architect - Remote (Tukwila, WA)

Posted 24 days ago
Main Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
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Family-owned since 1921, Wilbur-Ellis is a leading international marketer and distributor of agricultural products, animal nutrition, and specialty chemicals and ingredients.

Since the beginning, Wilbur-Ellis has prided itself on looking forward. This relentless vision helped us grow into a multibillion-dollar business with employees and partners all over the world. It’s this tradition of always staying ahead that will carry us into the future.

At Wilbur-Ellis, our purpose is to provide the essentials for the world to thrive. To achieve this, we believe diversity and inclusion are an integral part of who we are as a company, now and into the future. We know that a diverse workforce leads to better insights, better decisions, and better products and services.

General Purpose and Scope of Position:

The Enterprise Data Engineer is responsible for schema design, data modeling, and implementing data warehouse best practices. This individual will strategically design and execute Wilbur-Ellis Company’s data strategy. This role is responsible for defining and documenting the technical architecture of the data warehouse, including the physical components and their functionality. This role will manage a scalable end-to-end data architecture involving a variety of sources and destinations by leveraging existing and commercially available technology stacks. This individual relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Key Skills and Abilities Include:

  • 10+ years experience in software/data engineering in a data warehouse environment (MS SQL Server preferred)
  • A thorough understanding of relational database internals, Star Schema concepts, data warehouse data model, and source data
  • Working knowledge of ETL and query tools
  • Advanced SQL skills
  • Metadata management
  • Python or other automation tools/languages preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • A diverse data engineering toolbox, with experience using modern tools, languages, and approaches

Key Personal Attributes Include:

  • Proven analytical, conceptual and problem-solving abilities with keen attention to detail.
  • Highly motivated, organized, and a team player in an agile setting.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Specific Responsibilities and Key Deliverables Include:

  • Oversees the development of logical and physical data models, ETL scripts, metadata definitions and models, queries and reports, schedules, work processes, and maintenance procedures.
  • Creates a robust, sustainable architecture that supports requirements and provides for expansion within budgetary constraints
  • Develops strategies for warehouse implementation, data acquisition, and archive recovery.
  • Implement data engineering best practices to ensure high quality and rapid delivery.
  • Evaluates and recommends various data warehousing tools and components
  • Evaluates new data sources for adherence to the organization's quality standards and ease of integration.
  • Ensures overall health and performance of all databases, in particular, those serving the data warehouse.
  • Conducts regular performance testing and tuning
  • Implements and maintains operational and disaster recovery procedures

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive annual salary (to be determined based on experience and other factors)
  • Benefits package (medical, dental, vision, 401k, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, sick time, life insurance, + more); Pension Plan, 401k match up to 3%
  • Drug-Free Workplace

If you are currently a Wilbur-Ellis employee, please notify your Manager prior to applying for this position. Thank you!


Wilbur-Ellis is a company you can be proud to call your employer

Wilbur-Ellis markets and distributes agricultural products, animal feed, and specialty chemicals, and food ingredients. A privately held and consistently profitable company, we employ more than 4,500 people throughout North America and Asia-Pacific.

Wilbur-Ellis is for and about people

Wilbur-Ellis has enjoyed over ninety-three years of success and growth, all thanks to our people. Our employees are both leaders and team players who thrive on creativity, entrepreneurial spirit, and a dedication to quality work, our customers, and each other.

Wilbur-Ellis invests in the industry’s best workforce

Wilbur-Ellis invests heavily in our employees by offering skill development and training, competitive compensation and benefits, and a tradition of promoting from within for a broad range of career opportunities. And we foster a supportive, people-first work environment.

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Data Engineer Architect - Remote (Tukwila, WA)