Data Engineer


About our Data Services Team:

Our Data Services team’s mission is to promote a data-driven decision-making culture to solve homelessness. We do this by combining a team of experts in data modeling, analytics, and integration with social services experience.

From one-time data migrations into Clarity Human Services to real-time dashboarding, the Data Services team plays an integral role in supporting communities to make data-driven decisions.

Success/Impact Statement:

The Data Services Engineer will help maintain all aspects of our analytics platform, provide troubleshooting support, identifying opportunities for refinement. They will assist in building out next-generation analytics tools for dashboarding, data science, and data integration.

They will work primarily with internal Bitfocus staff. A passion for data and concern for data integrity are key to a candidate’s success.

As a Data Engineer, You Will:

  • Build and refine our analytics platform.
  • Develop automated unit-testing processes.
  • Build automated data cleansing tools.
  • Assist in helping individuals and communities transform their data into actionable insights.
  • Contribute to the implementation of HUD policies and procedures as they pertain to data structure and implement best practices in regard to HMIS data analysis.
  • Design and build actionable dashboards for all aspects of homeless services.
  • Act as a subject matter expert and liaison with other areas within Clarity Human Services on data integration topics.
  • Complete ad-hoc projects as assigned.

You Will Love This Position If:

  • You want to make an impact. You thrive on helping others and want your work to make a difference.
  • You love data and use it to make decisions.
  • You want to be part of a world-class, dedicated, supportive team.

Required Experience That Drives Success In This Role:

  • 5 years experience in a data modeling or business intelligence environment.
  • Strong SQL skills, including the ability to write queries and stored procedures.
  • Experience with data analytics tools such as Looker, Tableau, or Qlik.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python or R.
  • Solid understanding of data systems, including data relationships and data modeling with the ability to learn and understand various data environments.
  • Sound planning and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple concurrent projects and priorities in a fast-paced, evolving environment.
  • Work independently and with others; self-directed and results-oriented.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies to best solve data-related issues.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills in English.

What Makes You Stand Out:

  • Experience working in a completely remote company.
  • A college degree (a major in information systems, computer science, mathematics, finance, accounting, statistics, or related field is preferred).
  • MariaDB/ MySQL experience preferred.
  • Data Analytics tools such as Looker or Tableau preferred
  • Strong preference for experience in social services and/or HMIS experience.

How We’ll Support You:

  • Work in a fully remote/virtual environment
  • A unique, friendly, and caring culture! Hear more from our employees on Glassdoor
  • Medical (100% paid for employees)
  • 12 weeks of 100% paid parental leave
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • 24/7 telehealth services for your whole family
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Paid time off
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • 13 paid holidays
  • Bitfocus primarily uses Apple computers; all new employees receive either an iMac or MacBook Pro to use in their role at Bitfocus
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development

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