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Senior Data Intelligence Engineer



Data Science
Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

About the opportunity

The Core Data Group is a cross-functional team with the mission of enabling Contentful to achieve its goals by giving people the right data, at the right time to make the right decision.

As a Data Intelligence Engineer, you will ensure that data users at Contentful share a data model that delivers the trusted core truth of the business and product data. You will support colleagues across all departments to ensure that business rules are agreed across teams and are reliably implemented through a controlled data model development lifecycle. You will power quicker and more reliable analysis, feed information into decision systems and ensure a clean and up-to-date self-serve reporting environment. You’ll also partner with our business teams and provide them with data insights that will lead to data-driven decisions. You will run deep-dive analysis, design experiments, and define success metrics and the tracking needed to measure them.

What to expect?

  • You will join our diverse, hybrid, team of data enthusiasts.
  • You will understand the value of tested, reliable information and the importance of a shared source of truth. You will extend and model and update our data model to ensure we support Contentful’s needs.
  • You will work with teams across Contentful to support their projects and enable data-driven decision-making.
  • You will develop and maintain Data Pipelines
  • You will maintain and evolve ETL services to enrich data model and serve analytics and generation of insights using tools such as Airflow
  • You contribute to supporting and improving our data tooling and infrastructure.
  • You actively participate in improving our agile feedback loops and help nurture a healthy team environment.
  • You evangelize the value of data and insights at Contentful.

What you need to be successful?

  • Good knowledge of dimensional modeling.
  • You must have at least 2 to 4 years of experience working as an analyst or data engineer. Experience with SaaS companies and key SaaS metrics is an advantage.
  • You must have an excellent knowledge of SQL and business intelligence concepts.
  • You are proficient in Python
  • You are experienced in writing ETL pipelines using DBT and using orchestration tools such as Airflow.
  • You can work with stakeholders across business departments and help drive alignment by documenting, agreeing, and implementing clear business rules in shared data models.
  • You are comfortable developing data models with DBT or similar data modeling tools and maintaining a self-serve reporting and analysis environment in Tableau or a similar business intelligence tool.
  • You are familiar with using Docker
  • You are comfortable in agile, cross-functional teams.
  • You have experience with source control using git.

What's in it for you?

  • Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital experiences
  • Full-time employees receive Stock Options for the opportunity to share in the success of our company
  • Comprehensive healthcare package covering 100% of monthly health premiums for employees and 85% of costs for your dependents.
  • Fertility and family building benefits, including a lifetime reimbursable wallet to support your growing family.
  • We value Work-Life balance and You Time! A generous amount of paid time off, including vacation days, sick days, compassion days for loss, education days, and volunteer days
  • Company paid parental leave to care for and focus on your growing family
  • Use your personal annual education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career
  • Enjoy a full range of virtual and in-person events, including workshops, guest speakers, and fun team activities, supporting learning and networking exchange beyond the usual work duties
  • An annual wellbeing stipend to care for your physical, financial, or emotional health
  • A monthly communication stipend and phone hardware upgrade reimbursement.
  • New hire office equipment stipend for hybrid or distributed employees. Get the gear you need to work at your best.

Colorado Salary Statement: The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: $157,000 - $163,000
[This position is eligible for equity awards in accordance with the terms of Contentful’s equity plans.]

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Who are we?

Contentful is the intelligent composable content platform that unlocks all of an organization’s digital content to deliver impactful customer experiences, making content a strategic business asset. The Contentful Platform, Contentful Studio, and the Contentful Ecosystem combine the flexibility of composable content with the intelligence of AI, empowering digital teams to drive business momentum through collaboration, speed, and scale. Contentful powers innovative content experiences across brands, regions, and channels for organizations around the world, including nearly 30% of the Fortune 500. Nearly 800 people from more than 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, Denver and distributed around the world.

Everyone is welcome here!

“Everyone is welcome here” is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability, or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!

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