Senior Data Engineer (Remote, US only) at Waitr

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Founded in 2013 and based in Lafayette, Louisiana, Waitr operates an online ordering technology platform, providing delivery, carryout and dine-in options. Waitr, along with Bite Squad and Delivery Dudes, connect local restaurants and grocery stores to diners in underserved U.S. markets. Additionally, Waitr facilitates access to third parties that provide payment processing solutions for restaurants and other merchants. Together, they are a convenient way to discover, order and receive great food and other products from local restaurants, national chains and grocery stores. As of December 31, 2021, Waitr, Bite Squad and Delivery Dudes operate in approximately 1,000 cities throughout the United States.

Job Summary
We’re redefining the dining experience by building a world-class mobile ordering and delivery platform. We are building a two-sided marketplace that is helping small businesses grow and acquire new customers while also bringing concierge level convenience to thousands of consumers. We're looking for an experienced Sr. Data Engineer to own the data infrastructure at Waitr. The Sr. Data Engineer will add third party integrations, and ensure internal users have fast access to our data lake.

Essential Functions

  • Maintaining and building new data pipelines
  • Own the uptime, management and reliability of our data warehouse (AWS Redshift)
  • Build high performing and scalable data systems to support multiple internal and 3rd party data pipelines and make the data available as soon as possible
  • Contribute to the continued evolution of Waitr’s data stack and data modeling.
  • Own data pipeline orchestration with Apache Airflow

Required and Preferred Education

  • BS in Computer Science
  • 3 years experience with python and SQL, and database management
  • Preferred
  • MS in Computer Science
  • 5 years experience with python and SQL, and database management

Core Competencies

  • Nimble: You move fast and accurately in a dynamic environment
  • Customer-Focused: Proactively seeks and finds ways to provide the highest standards of service.Innovator: Generates and recognizes creative solutions in varying work situations.
  • Team player: Collaboration and strong communication skills.
  • Effective Communicator: Demonstrates open, honest and respectful written and verbal communication.
  • Results-Oriented: Productively focuses time and resources on activities to produce quality results.
  • Forward-Thinking: Problem solver, do whatever it takes attitude
  • Strategic Thinker: Views events and possibilities from multiple perspectives. Understands the bigger picture and the interdependencies and effects of other systems.
  • Ethical: Maintains and promotes individual and organization integrity and values in the conduct of all activities.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

Core Competencies
Nimble: You move fast and accurately in a dynamic environment.
Logistical: Proactively seeks and finds ways to provide the highest standards of efficiency.
Innovator: Generates and recognizes creative solutions in varying work situations.
Team Player: Collaboration and strong communication skills.
Effective Communicator: Demonstrates open, honest and respectful written and verbal communication.
Results-Oriented: Productively focuses time and resources on activities to produce quality results.
Forward-Thinking: Problem solver, do whatever it takes attitude.
Strategic Thinker: Views events and possibilities from multiple perspectives. Understands the bigger picture and the interdependencies and effects of other systems.
Ethical: Maintains and promotes individual and organization integrity and values in the conduct of all activities. 

AAP/EEO Statement 
Waitr, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Waitr, Inc. is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Waitr, Inc. are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. 

Other Duties 
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

More Information on Waitr
Waitr operates in the Food industry. The company is located in Lafayette, LA and Lake Charles , LA. Waitr was founded in 2013. It has 1151 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance, Flexible Work Schedule and Remote Work Program. To see all 11 open jobs at Waitr, click here.
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