Senior Data Engineer

Collaborative Systems · Open, Virginia
Department Collaborative Systems
Employment Type Regular Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About the Internet Society

The Internet Society is a global non-profit organization that works to protect the Internet as a place of opportunity. We connect and empower communities to ensure the Internet remains trustworthy—open, globally connected, secure, and a resource for good in the world. We believe the Internet is for everyone. But it’s more than just a privilege; it’s our responsibility to improve it.

We mobilize technologist, end users, potential users, policymakers, government agencies and institutional and corporate partners to defend and promote the collaborative inter-networking, technical standards, and protocols that grow and strengthen the Internet.

If you believe in the power and possibility of the Internet, be part of our mission.

The Internet Society (ISOC) is committed to a culture of diversity and inclusion, where all individuals are valued for their distinct contributions.  Our people are the most valuable strengths we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our staff invests in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and ISOC’s achievements.


About the position

The Sr. Data Engineer (SDE) will lead the expansion, development and operations of our data pipeline architecture, integrations, and data transfer for Internet Society systems/tools.

Location - Remote


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build, deploy, and maintain infrastructure required for extraction, transformation, and loading (ETL) of data from a wide variety of data sources.
  • Ability to structure and combine data from different sources.
  • Identify, analyze, design, and implement solutions to automate manual reporting processes and data delivery.
  • Have strong analytical skills to work with stakeholders across our organization to assist with measurement and data-related technical solutions and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Support development of visualizations and dashboards as needed.
  • Contribute to the development of Internet Society’s Data Management and integration strategy.
  • Must be self-directed and adaptable in a fast-paced environment with evolving needs.
  • Other duties as assigned


Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have 7-10 years of experience and proficiency in the following areas:

  • Python 3.x (Primary libraries include Pandas, Requests, Asyncio, SQLAlchemy, Pytest, Falcon)
  • Relational and non-relational databases (Postgres, MySQL, MongoDB)
  • Pipeline orchestration tools (Apache Airflow)
  • Cloud server deployment and management (AWS, Digital Ocean, Linux-based)
  • Object storage solutions (Digital Ocean Object Store, S3)
  • Docker
  • CI/CD tools (Jenkins, TravisCI)
  • Version control software (Git/Github/GitLab)
  • Developing data models and visualizations in BI tools (Looker)
  • Message queuing services (AWS SQS, RabbitMQ, Redis, Celery)

Additional experience/familiarity with one or more of the following domains a plus:

  • Data Warehouses (Snowflake, BigQuery, Redshift).
  • Developing visualizations using Javascript (Leaflet, Plotly, d3.js).
  • Working with Salesforce, Netsuite, and SAP Concur APIs.
  • Stream processing (Apache Kafka, Apache Spark, Pyspark).
  • Web scraping (Selenium, Splinter, BeautifulSoup).
  • Commitment to the Internet Society’s mission, values and objectives.
  • Experience working with a Globally distributed workforce and ability to work across time zone.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability interact positively in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment.

Compensation and benefit package for this position will be competitively commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications. Applications will be evaluated until the position has been filled. The list of applicants will not be posted publicly and will be reviewed in confidence by members of the evaluation committee.

The Internet Society is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class.

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  • Location
    Open, Virginia
  • Department
    Collaborative Systems
  • Employment Type
    Regular Full Time
  • Minimum Experience