Junior Data Engineer

Engineering · Calgary, Alberta
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

About vArmour 

At vArmour, we’re disrupting traditional security and IT players through the understanding of relationships - the complex interdependencies that drive IT.  vArmour is the leading venture-backed provider of Application Relationship Management software, enabling complex, global enterprises to discover and protect the relationships between users, digital assets and data. Based in Silicon Valley, the company's investors include NightDragon, AllegisCyber, Highland Capital Partners, Redline Capital, Citi Ventures, and Telstra.


The largest companies in the world use vArmour to visualize, map, monitor, and control the relationships that power their organizations.  Only vArmour enables organizations to auto-discover relationships between applications and users across hybrid clouds without adding new agents or infrastructure. As businesses continue to tackle the challenges of digital transformation, vArmour makes it easy to achieve Zero Trust, securely migrate to cloud, visualize and control user access, and discover the blast radius of incidents.


At vArmour, “Relationships Matter” is the cornerstone philosophy that drives the company--in our technology and product design, as well as how the company engages our people, customers, and partners. We live this value every day.


About the role 

Our success is driven by our people. We are seeking a Junior Data Engineer who is passionate about creating the future through data. Alongside the data engineering team you will be responsible for delivering data to power the diverse needs of our customers - enabling them to better understand their data’s complex relationships by delivering high-impact data products that drive change.


What you’ll be doing

  • Design, program and test data pipelines.
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional requirements.
  • Peer review other team members’ code, and learn and adapt from peer review of your own code.


What you’ll bring 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent degree/experience.
  • 1-2 years in a software development role.
  • An intellectual curiosity with a genuine desire to learn new data tools/methods, and you are abreast of the latest trends in data.
  • Background in one of the following languages: Python, Scala, or Java.
  • Experience with data modeling and an understanding of different database types (ex. NoSQL, Relational, Columnar, Graph, Distributed Storage) and their benefits and limitations under particular use cases.
  • Experience with tools like Git and Jira.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies such as Scrum is an asset.
  • A strong commitment to quality.
  • Experience with SQL.
  • Experience in data security and data privacy aspects are desirable.
  • Understand deploying on k8s and orchestrating with airflow.
  • Bonus: You have delivered analytics projects that utilize statistical techniques and machine learning methods.


What we offer

The opportunity to be a part of something special - an exciting work environment filled with motivated people on a mission to disrupt markets through excellent software.  We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive salary and stock options
  • Medical, dental, vision coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your schedule with flexible work arrangements and locations for many roles
  • Generous holidays and vacation days each year
  • Retirement plans
  • Virtual weekly happy hours and catered brown bag lunches
  • Monthly team programs and social events
  • Annual innovation summits, hack-a-thons and top-performer recognition events


Don’t check all of the boxes? Don’t sweat it. We’re passionate about building a team of ambitious, diverse humans and as such, if you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in our chaotic-but-fun, decentralized, remote-friendly, start-up environment—apply anyway. While we have a pretty good idea of what we need, we’re ready for you to challenge our thinking on who needs to be in this role.


vArmour is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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