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Data Engineer -REMOTE

Primary Location Canada Date posted 07-Mar-2022
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Role Overview:

We are looking for someone to join our McAfee team who is passionate about problem solving of both simple to complex solutions. this person should share our passion for mauling internet access-restriction, digital privacy, and giant digital bear humor.

You will be responsible for managing and expanding data pipelines, writing code in Python, making SQL queries, and working with other teams. This role will offer exposure to optimizing the software that runs on a network of VPN servers distributed in 45+ countries. This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager.

This is a remote position in Canada. We will only consider candidates currently in Canada and are not offering relocation assistance at this time.

About the Role

  • Write concise, well-tested code in Python, and occasionally in Scala and other languages.

  • Manage data-pipelines: monitoring and expanding Airflow, fixing pipe errors, managing AWS infrastructure (SQS, Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, Redshift).

  • Create new and expanding on data pipelines to collect more analytics.

  • Ensure the privacy and security of our user management services.

  • Work with our connection’s analytics and censorship circumvention teams to determine data warehousing requirements and specifications.

  • Work as part of our data team to store and handle immense amounts of user data while respecting the privacy of our users.

  • Manage our Amazon Redshift database according to analytics needs.

  • Create and enhance our Periscope dashboards

About You

  • You are very comfortable working the terminal, with Linux or MacOS.

  • 2+ years’ experience in Python (or similar)

  • 2+ years’ experience working with data engineering technology

  • You have a strong knowledge of which tools to use and why

  • Experience with Apache Airflow and Amazon Lambda, DynamoDB, and Redshift.

  • Demonstrative experience using SQL, and star schemas/dimensional database design.

  • You take ownership and pride over your projects.

  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills and can tailor communications base on the audience. (business vs. technical)

  • Knowledgeable with anti-censorship technologies

  • Experience creating dashboards for data visualization


Company Overview

McAfee is a leader in personal security for consumers. Focused on protecting people, not just devices, McAfee consumer solutions adapt to users’ needs in an always online world, empowering them to live securely through integrated, intuitive solutions that protects their families and communities with the right security at the right moment.

Company Benefits and Perks:

We work hard to embrace diversity and inclusion and encourage everyone at McAfee to bring their authentic selves to work every day. We offer a variety of social programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits to all of our employees.

  • Pension and Retirement Plans
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Support for Community Involvement

We're serious about our commitment to diversity which is why McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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