Senior Data Engineer Austin, TX

Senior Data Engineer

Full Time • Austin, TX

What you’ll be called: Senior Data Engineer

Where you’ll work: KWRI Headquarters—Austin, TX

Named a Happiest Company to Work for in 2019; 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.

KW Technology is the foremost provider of real estate solutions, offering the most comprehensive end-to-end portfolio of products, services and training in the industry. Our Data Engineering team converts agent and consumer challenges into intuitive, insight-enhanced technology and consumer experiences using tools such as Python, Hadoop, Spark, MySQL, MongoDB and Snaplogic.

What you’ll do:

Design, develop and implement data infrastructure and pipelines that collect, connect, centralize and curate data from various internal and external data sources. You will ensure that architectures support the needs of the business, and recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in data architecture discussions to understand target data structures, required data transformations and inform architectural approach based on best practices for data processing.
  • Lead detailed exploration of new internal and external source data to advise strategic initiatives led by the Product, Artificial Intelligence and Business Intelligence teams.
  • Influence technical and business strategy by making insightful contributions to team priorities and overall data processing approach.
  • Work in close collaboration with data-minded colleagues focused on back-end (microservice) development, business intelligence reporting, machine learning and artificial intelligence models.
  • Participate in the hiring and mentoring of other data engineers.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Management, Data Science, Analytics or related field or equivalent experience.
  • 6 or more years of experience as a data engineer on enterprise-level data solutions.
  • Experience in SQL and scripting for automation with Python, Perl or Ruby.
  • Experience working with relational and unstructured databases and enterprise data warehouses, including MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, SQL Server or Oracle.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Information Management, Data Science, Analytics or related field.
  • Expert in SQL and Python for scripting automation.
  • Experience building open source data pipeline systems such as AirFlow, Hadoop or Kafka.
  • Experience with Spark, Presto, Hive or other map/reduce "big data" systems and services.

Who are we?

Austin, Texas-based Keller Williams, the world's largest real estate franchise by agent count, has more than 1,000 offices and 180,000 associates. The franchise is also No. 1 in units and sales volume in the United States. In 2015, Keller Williams began its evolution into a technology company, now building the real estate platform that agents' buyers and sellers prefer. Since 1983, the company has cultivated an agent-centric, technology-driven and education-based culture that rewards agents as stakeholders.

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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Finding and serving the higher purpose of business is at the heart of the Keller Williams culture. Our dedication to our associates and their families extends far beyond the typical benefits package.

Your Voice Matters
Built on the philosophy that people matter most, our Employee Leadership Council (ELC) ensures that the voice of every KWRI team member is heard! ELC members vote on proposals and recommendations that enrich the lives and enhance the productivity of our KWRI team.
Financial Security & Wealth Building
We want to help you meet your financial goals! In addition to administering our 401(k) plan, Maxwell Locke & Ritter's team of experts are available for free financial portfolio counseling. Associates are also encouraged to take advantage of profit share and growth share, two monetary perks that are tied to recruiting agents to Keller Williams offices.
A Commitment to Education
KWRI places a high importance on employee growth through educational opportunities and encourages its associates to attend our training programs at no cost. We also offer tuition reimbursement to team members interested in expanding their skillset through outside education providers.
Dedicated to Our Community
KWRI is founded in Austin, based in Austin and dedicated to Austin! Each year, the corporate headquarters closes for RED Day, the company's global day of service that encourages volunteerism by its associates around the world. Short for Renew, Energize and Donate, RED Day shows Keller Williams' commitment to the cities and towns where associates live and work.
Health & Wellness
We are committed to creating balanced and healthy lifestyles. Our wellness manager leads training sessions in the office gym and helps associates with goal setting and accountability. Our team also has the opportunity to take advantage of our farm-to-work food delivery program, as well as weekly in-house massage, acupuncture, nutrition and chiropractic services.
The HEART Fund
KWRI goes to great lengths to ensure that our employees are financially secure but realize that unexpected tragedies are a reality of life. The HEART Fund is a program that provides financial assistance to employees for special needs such as medical expenses, major home or car repairs, airfare in times of family emergency, legal fees and funeral fees.