Manager of Data Engineering Austin, TX

Manager of Data Engineering

Full Time • Austin, TX

What you’ll be called:
Manager of Data Engineering
Where you’ll work: KWRI Headquarters—Austin, TX

Named a Happiest Company to Work for in 2020; one of the Best Places to Work in Austin, TX; and featured on the Training Magazine Training 125 list seven times, Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI) thrives within a creative and collaborative culture where transforming the real estate industry through technology is our primary goal.

What you’ll do:
As the largest real estate franchise company in the United States, our goal is to lead with technology that is disruptive in the real estate industry. You will be joining fast-paced teams in developing SaaS applications for our franchise (US and Worldwide) offices and real estate agents to operate their independent real estate businesses.

We’re looking for an innovative, talented leader who has been working as a Data Engineering Manager at an enterprise level for more than 2 years to join our team! You will lead our efforts to serve internal and external applications with consistent, accurate, reliable, fast streaming and batch data. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Lead, manage, and mentor a strong team of Data Engineers focused on providing great centralized solutions and services to various internal application teams. 
  • Design, develop, and implement data architecture and pipelines that collect, connect, centralize, and publish data from various internal and external data sources
  •  Work closely with other members of the Data teams to deliver best-in-class data pipelines supporting key data initiatives for KW applications
  • Lead projects and prioritization of systems integrations, data migrations, and data processing required by cross-functional product and application teams 
  • Work in close collaboration with your data-minded colleagues focused on Back End Service Development, reporting, analytics, and machine learning. 
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S.) from a 4-year college or university in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated success in leading a Data Engineering or ETL Team at enterprise level. 
  • 4+ years of experience with Relational databases and/or Cloud data solutions or analytics systems such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redshift, BigQuery, and Elasticsearch. 
  • 4+ year of experience in designing and developing ETL data pipelines. 
  • 4+ year experience writing SQL queries and code using Python/ Node.js/Java.
  • Experience with cloud services such as AWS/GCP/Azure. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills along with the ability to present technical data and approaches to both technical and nontechnical audiences
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters of Science (M.S.) from a 2-year college or university in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of experience working with relational and unstructured databases and enterprise data warehouses, such as work with MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, Oracle and MongoDB, Elasticsearch 
  • Working experience in a GCP Cloud environment with a subset of the following tools or their equivalent - BigQuery, Dataflow, Cloud Composers, GCS, and BigTable
  • 4+ years of experience with with data architecture, data modeling, schema design and/or software developmentz
  • Experience building open source data pipeline systems (e.g. Kafka, Apache AirFlow, Apache Beam and Apache Spark)
Who are we?
Keller Williams Realty Inc. is the largest real estate company by agent count across the globe and is number one in units and volume in the United States. Founded in 1983, we pride ourselves on an agent-centric, technology-driven and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders. Keller Williams Realty International (KWRI), is the company’s corporate headquarters located in Austin, TX. Here, through a focus on cutting edge technology, education, and products and services, we support our agents and associates to create careers worth having, businesses worth owning, lives worth living, experiences worth giving and legacies worth leaving.We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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