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Product Management & Development


Calgary, Alberta, Canada USA

Data Engineer

Data Engineer

Reporting to the Director – Data Engineering, Blackline Safety is looking for a Data Engineer (Big Data) to help build and drive our Blackline Data Platform focused on driving Disruptive Technology Products, Bleeding Edge Innovation, and Analytics. We are a Technology Company with a world-class connected safety system, and we are building a world-class Technology and Data platform to match it.


A high caliber growth technology company named Deloitte's Enterprise Fast 15 and Top 500 fastest growing tech companies lists. We value our employees and are core to everything we do. Our employees enable us to live our mission, vision, and values, and in saving lives which is central to everything we do. We are driven by our purpose, and do you believe in the same, then check this out.


You will be responsible for building bleeding edge real-time data streaming and transformation jobs using Java/Scala on the EMR-Spark platform and driving its innovation with next-generation Big Data Technologies. Responsibilities include developing, building, and optimizing our bleeding-edge data pipeline architecture, which catered towards product innovation and evolution.


What We're Looking For



  • 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems, or another quantitative field.
  • Experience building, architecting, and optimizing 'big data' data pipelines leveraging a mix of Java, Scala, Python, Glue, Sagemaker, EMR, Lambda, Step Function, Cloud formation / Terraform.
  • Well versed in Designing ELT/ETL Frameworks focused at Apache Spark Streaming and Batch
  • Well versed in Integrating data from diverse, different sources and formats into the datalake in structured data formats like parquet, csv files.
  • Well versed in Kafka streaming pipeline development and maintenance experience.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large, disconnected datasets using ETL/ELT methodology and technologies such as Deltalake, Databricks, Matillion etc and integrating data from silos to a Master Data source
  • Well versed in writing spark transformation jobs to handle complex nested json data formats and joining streaming data with parquet files in Datalake.
  • Good knowledge in administration of Datalake using Lake Formation and roles.
  • Support production workloads (on S3, Spark, Kinesis, Kafka etc) and build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency, and workload management.
  • Well versed in Translating Business requirements and implementing DQ checks and best practices to enable seamless build and deploy.
  • Experience building/operating highly available, distributed systems of data extraction, ingestion, and processing of large data sets
  • Experience building data products incrementally and integrating and managing datasets from multiple sources
  • Experience providing technical leadership and mentor other engineers for the best practices on the data engineering space

Who Are You?


You are a self-motivated team player and an innovator at heart, loves to collaborate, is a creative radical thinker, and are passionate about anything on data, technologies, products, and platforms. You genuinely believe in making a difference and impact in the real world in saving people's lives. 

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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