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Data Engineer

What we do:

Uptake is the premier Industrial AI company, providing a predictive analytics SaaS platform that empowers major industry leaders to optimize performance, reduce asset failures, and enhance safety. At Uptake, we combine our strengths — machine learning, analytics, data visualization, and software development — to deliver actionable insights that make the industry more reliable, productive, safe and secure.

What you’ll do:

As a Data Engineer on the Data Science team, you’ll work with Uptake’s data scientists and product team to design and build data infrastructure in support of Uptake’s Data Science. The tools you create will have lasting impact on model development and deployment, performance, and outcomes reporting, as well as data monitoring. The ideal candidate has strong analytic and technical abilities, as well as the ability to be flexible and adaptive to rapidly evolving needs of the team.


  • Design and implement data warehouses, real-time ETL, and batch processing of data to support modeling and reporting needs
  • Work with data ingestion teams to develop data expertise and resolve upstream issues relating to data quality
  • Define best practices and design for the management of data
  • Partner with Data Scientists to build and maintain internal data processing and visualization tools
  • Translate requests into replicable analytic reports using varying applications
  • Create tools to serve data such as APIs and packages


  • 5+ years experience working as a Data Engineer
  • Ability to write efficient SQL queries
  • Experience managing data ETL processes and making data available through service applications and databases.
  • 1+ years experience with NoSQL databases 
  • 3+ years experience with programming languages (Python, Java, and/or Scala preferred)
  • Familiarity with a variety of data processing technologies (e.g. Spark, Kafka, Hadoop)
  • Excellent communication skills, including documentation
  • Experience with or knowledge of REST APIs and making data available through microservices.
  • Experience using version control (Git, Mercurial, SVN, etc.) for collaborative code development.

These are not required but are preferred skills:

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or other technical field
  • Ability to architect data solutions
  • Experience working in a cloud-native AWS environment, using managed services, especially work in AWS GovCloud and on projects for the Federal Government
  • Some knowledge of machine learning and data science processes
  • Experience supporting data science and analytical efforts is preferred
  • Experience defining and implementing APIs
  • Participated in Fedramp Certification Process
  • Familiarity with of microservice architecture and Docker

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Uptake welcomes and encourages applications from all individuals, without regard to any prohibited ground of discrimination, including from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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