Overview

Job Location:
Austin

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Since launching in 2010, WP Engine has become the world’s leading WordPress Digital Experience Platform (DXP), now with over 100,000 customers in 140 countries. We’re proud of the technology and service we offer our customers that move their businesses forward faster. At WP Engine, we strive to do the best work of our careers, and feel empowered to do what is right for our customers. We love investing in employee success and uncovering opportunities for you, the best, to get better. 99 percent of employees believe you’re made to feel welcome at WP Engine. Be you. Be here.
 

What’s cool about this job?
 

WP Engine is on a mission to help our customers win online! Whether that’s helping an aspiring entrepreneur to turn a hobby into an online business or a multinational corporation to launch a new campaign in weeks instead of months, our platform is there to help them win — whatever that means for them. To help us make the right decisions and continue to offer this experience to our customers we are committed to maintaining high quality, insightful data assets. 
 

We are searching for a data engineer to help us by leveraging the latest tools/technologies such as Python/SQL, Docker, and Google BigQuery to build robust and maintainable data pipelines. In this role you will also contribute ideas to our data strategy with an emphasis on advocating for processes and tools that lead to higher data quality and adopting best practices. 
 

Our culture is renowned; we believe it is meaningful to hire the best and ensure that we provide an environment where the best get better. If you are great at solving problems, a hard worker with excellent interpersonal skills, and enjoy working across different time zones and cultures, you may be the person that we are looking for!
 

The day to day.

  • Build run and maintain data pipelines utilizing GCP including BigQuery, Storage, and various APIs and SDKs with Python

  • Identify and resolve performance and data quality issues

  • Basic understanding of the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, loading and transformation (ELT) of data from a wide variety of databases, platforms, and APIs

  • Understand data access policies and procedures

  • Actively contributing towards iterative innovation to improve the overall effectiveness of the data engineering group 

  • Maintain high standards of quality through best practices and leveraging alerting and monitoring tools

  • Work with business partners to understand requirements and develop robust solutions to address them
     

Your skills and expertise.

  • 3+ years professional experience in a similar role

  • Demonstration of handling both unstructured and structured data

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Python, SQL, Git, Docker

  • Experience with cloud computing (Google Cloud or AWS preferred)

  • Experience building and optimizing ETL/ELT workflows

  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members to define requirements

  • A shown ability to understand and organize data from various sources
     

The perks and benefits 

  • Company Stock Options (Every employee is an owner in the company)

  • Great Health Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance)

  • Fertility Benefits (IVF/Fertility drug coverage)

  • HSA Company contribution $500 for employee / $1000 for family

  • 401(k) with a 4% match

  • Disability Insurance 

  • Paid Family and Caregiver’s Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Generous Vacation Time (Who doesn’t like time off)

  • One-time $500 payment to set up your home office

  • 4 Company Wellness Days a year

  • 1 floating holiday

  • $100 monthly wellness allowance to spend on what you want

  • Access to free on-demand fitness classes

  • Free subscription to Calm

  • Pet Insurance

  • On-going education through LinkedIn Learning, Workday Learning and our Career Growth Portal
     

At WP Engine, we strive to have the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences to include the background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person unique. WP Engine is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or any other basis protected by law.