Senior Data Engineer

Agency Annalect
ID 2021-4504
US-NY-New York
Marketing Science/Data Science
Full Time


As every CMO knows, employing technology, data and analytics to business challenges is the cost of entry, not a nice to have. Unlocking the value of consumer data can deliver growth, revenue and ROI, and create differentiation to stay on top. Real-time action is instrumental in driving results within a highly fragmented marketplace.


Annalect is the data and analytics division of Omnicom that provides a variety of services to our clients and media agency partners. As a company, we serve as the foundational data and technology layer in which analytics and insights can be accessed through a single lens. Our main goal is to advance our clients’ advertising and marketing strategies through the use of smart data and technology application that unlock insights and drive business results. Annalect’s unique approach to data and technology – one that relies on transparency, neutrality, and interoperability – allows us to deliver purpose-built and scalable solutions that make data actionable. We have teams of analysts, data and marketing scientists, consultants, and technical experts to help us meet the business goals of our clients.


Join our dynamic and diverse team at Annalect – data solutions for marketers, by marketers.


Annalect is currently seeking a data engineer to join our technology team. In this role, you will build Annalect products that sit atop our Big Data infrastructure and utilize our componentized design system. We're looking for people who have a shared passion for technology, design & development, data, and fusing these disciplines together to build cool things. In this role, you will work on one or more software and data products in the Annalect Engineering Team. You will participate in technical architecture, design, and development of software products as well as research and evaluation of new technical solutions.


Education & Experience

  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent real-world experience
  • Experience with big data and/or infrastructure. Bonus for having experience in setting up Petabytes of data so they can be easily accessed. Understanding of data organization (i.e., partitioning, clustering, file sizes, file formats)
  • Experience working with classical relational databases (Postgres, Mysql, MSSQL)
  • Experience with Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Redshift, or other data processing tools (lots of time will be spent building and optimizing transformations)
  • Proven ability to independently execute projects from concept to implementation to launch and to maintain a live product

Additional Experience

  • Curiosity in learning the business requirements that are driving the engineering requirements
  • Interest in new technologies and eagerness to bring those technologies and out of the box ideas to the team
  • 3+ years of SQL experience
  • 3+ years of professional Python experience
  • 3+ years of professional Linux experience
  • Preferred familiarity with Snowflake, AWS, GCP, Azure cloud environments
  • Intellectual curiosity and drive; self-starters will thrive in this position
  • Passion for Technology: Excitement for new technology, bleeding edge applications, and a positive attitude towards solving real world challenges


  • Designing, building, testing, and deploying data transfers across various cloud environments (Azure, GCP, AWS, Snowflake, etc)
  • Developing data pipelines, monitoring, maintaining, and tuning. Write at-scale data transformations in SQL and Python
  • Perform code reviews and provide leadership and guidance to junior developers
  • Ability to learn and teach new technologies


Perks of working at Annalect

  • Culture! We have an incredibly fun, collaborative, and friendly environment, and often host social and learning activities such as game night, speaker series, and so much more!
  • Generous vacation policy. Paid time off (PTO) includes vacation days, personal days, and a Summer Friday program.
  • Extended time off around the holiday season. Our office is closed between Xmas and New Year to encourage our hardworking employees time to rest, recharge and celebrate the season with family and friends.
  • As part of Omnicom, we have the backing and resources of a global billion-dollar company, but also have the flexibility and pace of a “startup” - we move fast, break things, and innovate. 

Annalect is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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