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Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024

We are looking for a skilled Principal Data Engineer to join our team. Are you looking for the next professional opportunity that will challenge you and advance your career? Join our team now!

Why work at SMG?
SMG is a leading experience management (XM) provider, serving restaurants, retailers, and other location-centric consumer businesses by changing how brands act on customer + employee insights. With a rich 30-year history, SMG is uniquely pairing an enterprise software platform with professional services to help brands generate new revenue, grow existing revenue, reduce detractors, and drive operational efficiencies.
We offer our talent -

  • Work hard, have fun environment - We work hard to deliver a fulfilling, exciting workplace environment for each SMG employee. Our teams are composed of smart, talented, curious people who love a good challenge.
  • Ample opportunities to learn and grow.
  • Fully Remote, fulltime position
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Diverse, experienced, friendly team which will welcome you, support you and challenge you.
  • We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and create an inclusive work environment in which all our colleagues experience belonging, have their unique needs respected and met, have equal access to opportunities and resources, and feel fully engaged to contribute to the company’s success.



As a Principal Data Engineer at SMG, this is what you will do:

  • Lead by example in data engineering practices, demonstrating expertise in a variety of technologies, including but not limited to Python, Scala, Apache Spark, SQL, Hadoop, Kafka, Airflow, vector databases, and other relevant technologies in the data engineering domain. Experience with scaling to high volumes is highly desirable.
  • Inspire and mentor data engineering teams, fostering a growth mindset and a collaborative environment. Lead initiatives to rebuild the team and instill a culture of continuous learning and improvement.
  • Collaborate with leadership to shape the company's vision for data engineering, providing valuable insights and guidance on technological strategies and opportunities.
  • Drive efforts to refactor and rebuild our aging data infrastructure, prioritizing scalability, reliability, and maintainability.
  • Identify and address areas of technical constraints in data engineering, implementing strategies to gradually reduce their impact on delivering value.
  • Champion modern data engineering practices, including data modeling, ETL processes, data quality assurance, and data pipeline orchestration.
  • Advocate for tidy code practices in data engineering, implement code review processes, and utilize modern code tooling to ensure high-quality software delivery.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other teams to solve complex technical challenges in data engineering and drive innovation across the organization.
  • Lead data engineering teams to deliver significant initiatives successfully, managing timelines, resources, and risks effectively.

You are a perfect match for the role if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or related field or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in data engineering, focusing on leading teams and initiatives to deliver value.
  • Proven expertise in various data engineering technologies, including but not limited to Python, Scala, Apache Spark, SQL, Hadoop, Kafka, Airflow, and other relevant technologies in the data engineering domain.
  • Strong understanding of modern data engineering practices, including data modeling, ETL processes, data quality assurance, and data pipeline orchestration.
  • Experience with data engineering tooling and platforms such as Databricks and Snowflake is highly desirable.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with a record of building collaborative and high-performing data engineering teams.
  • Ability to quickly learn and adapt to innovative data technologies as needed.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with a growth mindset and a commitment to continuous learning.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
About SMG:
SMG is a leading experience management (XM) provider, accelerating revenue for restaurants, retailers, and other location-centric consumer businesses by changing how brands act on customer + employee insights. With a rich 30-year history rooted in The Service Profit Chain, SMG is the industry’s only software with a service (SwaS) provider—uniquely pairing an enterprise software platform with professional services to help brands generate new revenue, grow existing revenue, reduce detractors, and drive operational efficiencies. To learn more about our customer, employee, and brand experience management (XM) solutions, visit www.smg.com.