UniGroup Banner


Fenton, MO, USA ● Virtual Req #411
Friday, November 18, 2022

Lead Data Engineer at UniGroup, C.A. in Fenton, MO. This position allows for telecommuting from anywhere in the United States.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Utilize expertise to design, model, develop, construct, maintain and support data pipelines/database systems for analytical and business applications.
  • Provide support to software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent across projects.
  • Identify and use technology to solve data problems.
  • Demonstrate ability to choose the right method, standards and techniques to use in delivery, practicality in solutions and creativity in solving problems.
  • Actively identifies and solutions impediments and opportunities that impact the velocity and quality of the work done on the data team.
  • Build simple solutions to complex business problems through technology innovation and process improvements while owning the full lifecycle of each product.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal ingestion and transformation of data in realtime/batch and uses programming languages/tools to assemble large, complex data sets that meet business requirements.
  • Ship medium and large features and foundational improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members or leadership.
  • Collaborate with the team on larger projects.
  • Create smaller merge requests and issues by collaborating with stakeholders to reduce scope and focus on iteration.
  • Define and extend internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high scale data platform.
  • Develop, construct, test and maintain streaming and batch data pipeline architectures to build data marts.
  • Ensure efficient development of effective information systems through a variety of duties including projection of budgetary constraints, generation/presentation of users’ training material, and expansion of personal knowledge of applicable technical platforms and applications.
  • Evaluate vendor-supplied applications and deploys/integrates vendor-supplied software.
  • Generate architecture recommendations and the ability to implement them.
  • Improve and manage tech standards for code maintainability and performance in code submitted and reviewed.
  • Interacts with customers and other external stakeholders as a consultant and spokesperson.
  • Leverage Agile strategies to understand and solve business problems while collaborating on technical decisions and implantation.
  • Leverage knowledge of design patterns, architecture, infrastructure, and frameworks at an enterprise scale for fault-tolerant solutions with exceptional quality.
  • Perform technical interviews.
  • Speak up about technology risks identified and owns addressing them with the team.
  • Understand and implement data engineering best practices.
  • Use stream processing to produce value added business events for downstream consumers.
Education, License or Certification:
  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree (Application Development or related technical field) and 7 years of relevant experience.
  • Must also have the following: 
  • 7 years of experience deploying production code as a Data or Application Engineer or similar occupation; 
  • proficiency with cloud-based data platforms, Git, SQL, python, and relational and non-relational databases.
We foster diversity, in part, by imposing a strict policy of non-discrimination. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, veteran or military status, genetic information or other status
protected by the law. 

We value the unique skills and experiences that veterans and separated service members bring to our workforce. While serving our country you have gained skills such as leadership, flexibility, and agility, which will help to make you successful here. We are dedicated to supporting military families and ensuring that we provide a welcoming environment for our country’s heroes. We hope you consider joining the UniGroup family.

UniGroup is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UniGroup will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact 

Other details

  • Job Function Exempt
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • Fenton, MO, USA
  • Virtual