Lead Data Engineer

| Greater LA Area | Remote
Boulevard was founded with the fundamental belief that personal care should be convenient for all. Our mission is to maximize potential for salons and spas, as well as the clients they serve.
Developed in collaboration with industry-leading owners and operators, our scheduling, point of sale, and conversation platform was carefully designed to drive revenue, automate workflows, and convert customers from visitors into valuable, long-term clients. By facilitating a better, personalized experience across every transaction and interaction, Boulevard’s technology not only helps salons and spas to survive, but thrive. Take a look at how we (and YOU) can make that happen
We are diligent about solving hard problems and are not afraid to challenge conventions or question the status quo. If our ambitions aren't terrifying, we aren't pushing ourselves enough.
We have an insatiable curiosity and embrace experimentation. We believe that simple solutions require the most sophistication and we design each and every detail to maximize potential, power and impact. Do our values match? Read through our story and what we value the most.
Come do the best work of your life at Boulevard.
As a Data Engineer at Boulevard you will address complex questions and will be responsible for crafting a comprehensive data strategy across our customer-facing platform and internal tooling. We’re looking for someone with a strong command of SQL and data modeling, with the business acumen to match. The ideal candidate will demonstrate success in using data to understand, grow, and optimize our software. You will also be responsible for maintaining our SSAS cube and its integrity, adding new data sources and views of the data from our data lake and warehouse. You will directly interact with Product Managers, Engineers, Sales, Customer Success, and our C-Suite to understand reporting needs and work to deliver reporting, dashboards, and analysis.

What you’ll do here

  • Assist with database design across a variety of services
  • Create and maintain scalable data pipelines in the AWS cloud
  • Develop and maintain ETL operations from our OTLP services to data warehouses
  • Build complex workflows and orchestrate data dependencies.
  • Closely work with product owners & analysts to understand business and functional requirements and contribute to the design and prioritization discussions.
  • Work with business partners to gather, analyze, and translate requirements in BI reporting area - either recommending an existing solution, developing a solution, or synthesizing delivery requirements to engineering teams for development.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies in the big data space to guide our continuous improvement

What you’ll need to thrive

  • Experience: 5+ years experience as a data engineer
  • Database Expert: Excellent Postgres SQL skills/Complicated SQL statements roll off your fingertips with ease
  • Technical Languages: Proficiency in multiple programming languages, such as R, Julia, Java, Python, or Scala
  • Data: Strong familiarity with various data modeling paradigms, such as event-sourcing. Experience with predictive and prescriptive analytics, modeling, and segmentation. Experience with data analytics, big data, and analytics architectures. Comfortable handling large amounts of data. Experience ensuring data and modeling accuracy, cleanliness, reliability.
  • Visualization: Experience developing reports and dashboards utilizing visualization tools
  • Leadership: Ability to grow and mentor a team of engineers and analysts around you 
  • Strong Communicator: Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills across both technical and nontechnical teams
  • Analytical: Impressive problem-solving, critical thinking skills, business acumen within the SaaS industry 
  • Timely: Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Management: Experience translating business requirements into functional, and non-functional requirements.
  • BONUS POINTS: Experience with Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) | Experience with machine learning packages and various ML algorithms | Experience using big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, HBase, Kinesis, MapReduce, etc.) | A quantitatively focused education (minimum BS in Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, etc.) | Prior experience at a tech start-up

Within 1 month you’ll...

  • Graduate from Boulevard’s platform training course 
  • Connect with the data team and with key data stakeholders across the company
  • Learn and understand the current data workflow
  • Learn and understand the core business objectives and areas for improvement

Within 2 months you’ll…

  • Start to suggest best practices and improvements for data infrastructure and extraction
  • Start to improve data availability
  • Create and maintain scalable data pipelines in the AWS cloud
  • Develop and maintain ETL operations from our OTLP services to data warehouses
  • Work closely with various departments and better understand business needs such as infrastructure and salesforce instance requirements

After 3 months you’ll...

  • Implement suggested improvements and best practices
  • Be able to think about all of our data and how we can present that data both internally & externally
  • Deliver on initial analytics requests
  • Show a clear, scalable path to data availability, quality, and reliable access
  • Be a key part of a growing team with leadership opportunities

In addition to the wonderful people you’ll get to work with (meet some of them here!) and challenging projects that’ll push you - Boulevard is here to make sure you’re always at the top of your game emotionally, mentally, and physically. 
Take a break whenever you need to with our unlimited vacation day policy.
Fully remote so you can choose where you want to work.
Health is a priority so we’ve got you covered with dental, medical, vision, and life insurance.
Investing in the future with a 401(k) option.
Equity: get ahead on the ground floor and grow with Boulevard.
Hear what Leo, one of our architects, has to say about life at Boulevard. 
Read through what our customers are saying about our product. 
Check out our latest product release and how we’re continuously working to improve.
Our team values and celebrates our diverse backgrounds. Being open about who we are and what we do allows us to do the best work of our lives. We believe in equal opportunity for all, and you should too.

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