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Director of Data Engineering

Reporting to the Chief Technical Officer, the Director of Data Engineering will mentor and lead a growing data engineering team and will design and implement a modern, cloud-based data platform. This is a role made for a hands-on collaborator who is prepared to engage with teams across the business using state of the art technology. 

The Director of Data Engineering is a creative problem solver with a tenacity to rapidly prototype solutions and can quickly scale for global growth. This role requires someone who has the vision to partner with product management and others to design and build scaled, low-latency data platforms to enable research, analytics, monitoring and reporting services. 

Please reference JOB ID: PSPDDIRENG


Blackline Safety offers:

  • An exciting high-growth environment.
  • Supportive, challenging, and collaborative work.
  • Competitive salary and vacation.
  • Medical, dental and drug benefits.
  • Company stock purchase plan with matching contributions.
  • Employee Education Assistance Program
  • Active Community investment through our ESG program
  • Patent Program for employee innovation


What you will do:

  • Collaborate with CTO, and Product Leadership to develop our Data roadmap
  • Manage a team of data engineers
  • Build a world-class Data Engineering team, by recruiting and hiring top technical talent
  • Mentor Data Engineers to up-level their skillsets and capabilities
  • Willing to dive into code, architecture, and designs as necessary to unblock team
  • Instill a spirit of continuous improvement in the team’s code, architecture, and processes
  • Support our Data Science, Analytics and Machine Learning teams, in addition to our externally facing product development teams.
  • Evaluate and reimagine current Products, Platforms and Tools, including:
    • Data collection, storage, analysis, visualization, and reporting
    • Integrate third-party data and analytics

What We're Looking For


  • 10+ years of data engineering experience
  • Experience leading software or data engineering teams
  • Expert in most of these technologies: Python, AWS, Snowflake, Redshift, and mySQL
  • Track record of driving delivery and scaling improvements
  • Experience working in a Linux environment
  • Experience working with ETL processes and unstructured data
  • Passion for technology and building a strong, motivated team of engineers 

About Blackline Safety

Blackline Safety is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of wirelessly connected safety products. We offer the broadest and most complete portfolio available in the industry. Our products are designed to save lives and we monitor personnel working alone in populated areas, complex indoor facilities, and the remote reaches of our planet. Blackline’s products are used to keep people safe in the event of falls, missed check-ins, man-downs and exposure to explosive or toxic gas. Our design, development, sales, marketing, support, and production are all performed in-house at our headquarters in Calgary, AB. Blackline Safety is a publicly traded company (TSX: BLN). To learn more about our company visit www.blacklinesafety.com

Blackline Safety is powered by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider all applicants, regardless of age, religion, race, color, ancestry, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, national origin, race, sexual orientation. We enthusiastically encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions. Come join our inclusive team and start collaborating with us on exciting projects!

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