Data is a big deal at Index Exchange. Our advertising exchange generates multiple terabytes of auction-related information each day and our Data Engineering team builds tools and infrastructure to help manage this vast amount of data. Working within our larger R&D team, our Data Engineers use a specialized suite of tech and hardware to pipe, parse and maintain our data, including the oversight of a multi-petabyte cluster. We’re looking for Engineers to join our team and help build the next generation of big data solutions at Index Exchange.

Working on the bleeding edge of exciting technology, you’re afforded the opportunity to experiment with new tools and attempt radically different approaches than traditional software engineering affords. Every day with the Data team is different and each project presents its own set of new and exciting challenges.   Things shift very quickly in our industry and we rely on the Data team to keep us ahead of the curve and moving in the right direction.

Here’s what we want:

  • Problem Solver: You are curious and loves exploring multiple approaches to find the most efficient, scalable solution and solve a problem
  • Collaborative: You work well with other people
  • Passionate: A passion for Big Data and an interest in the latest trends and developments constantly researching new tools and data technologies
  • Self-starter: You are comfortable helping your team get things done

Here’s what you’ll be doing:

  • Design, implement, and maintain data pipelines for extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources to various data services
  • Identify, design, and implement system performance improvements
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements
  • Automate manual processes and optimize data delivery

Useful skills/background:

You may or may not tick off every box, and that’s ok. Each person brings a different background and different skills. If you think you are a good match for what we are looking for tell us why, and tell us what you are doing to improve yourself and we’ll see what we can do to help!

  • A degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field
  • 2-4 years of experience in a software engineering environment
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL systems
  • Knowledge of Hadoop, Spark, Kafka or other equivalent technologies
  • Proficiency in some of the following languages: Scala, Java, Python, Bash
  • Experience with automated testing systems
  • Mentorship, collaboration, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of data modelling, data warehousing, ETL processes, and business intelligence reporting tools
  • Experience working with CI/CD, containerization, and virtualization tools such as Gitlab, Jenkins, Kubernetes, Docker

Why you’ll love working here:

  • Office space in the vibrant downtown core, located near the new transit hub for GO Transit and GRT buses
  • Our offices speak to who we are: no walls or cubicles - wide-open spaces where we can freely communicate and collaborate
  • We don't have a dress code and we offer flexible work hours
  • A solid work-life balance
  • Free snacks and drinks, with catered lunches every day
  • Annual celebrations (Summer BBQ, Holiday Party, All Hands, Hack Days) and milestone outings
  • Paid vacation, unlimited sick days, and 5% RRSP matching
  • 100% company paid comprehensive medical, dental and paramedical plan
  • Flexible health spending account
  • Generous and flexible annual wellness subsidy for gym memberships and classes

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY At Index Exchange, we believe that successful products are built by teams just as diverse as the audience who uses them. As such, we are committed to equal employment opportunity. We celebrate diversity of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. Additionally, we realize that diversity is deeper than any status or classification - diversity is the human experience. For those who show grit, passion, and humility - IX will welcome you.

ACCESSIBILITY FOR APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES Index Exchange is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Index Exchange* will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, please email hr.support@indexexchange.com or call 416.785.5908 ensure to provide your name, the best way to contact you, a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require (including any materials or processes that can be used to ensure your equal participation).

 

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