Data Quality Engineer

Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We're hiring a Data Quality Engineer!

Why it Matters: The quality team’s mission at Axios will be to ensure our technology is of the highest quality for our readers and clients every day. In this role you will be collaborating with multi-functional teams such as the data engineering, data science and product teams to test, validate and monitor data platforms and the data flowing through them. The quality team will integrate tightly into our cross-functional product teams to refine requirements for our products and to ensure the systems delivered line up.

The Details: The Data Quality Engineer’s responsibility is to ensure Axios is shipping better products consistently. Responsibilities of this role include:

Collaborating with technical leads, data engineers, analysts, product managers and assigned squad to define and refine requirements
Leading the squad’s efforts in identifying risk and developing mitigation strategies
Developing methods for managing and maintaining data integrity across systems
Writing and executing test plans, utilizing both manual and automated testing techniques
Managing bugs, including identification, logging, tracking and triaging
Working with data engineering squad to prioritize and develop data qualification pipeline, qualification criteria, identify testing gaps, and deliver measurable test results
Identifying the need for and improving processes, tools and testing 

Go Deeper: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

Experience detecting and reporting data quality issues
Experience in Software Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, or as a SDET
Experience working with data pipeline/pipeline issues
Familiarity with Kafka, PySpark, Jenkins/Circle, AWS
Experience testing services and web applications
Willingness to be a problem solver and produce results in a fast paced environment
Experience working with Ruby, Python, Node and/or Javascript is preferred
Practical experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
The ability to set up test environments, deploy code, use the command line
Experience testing in an Agile and Continuous Integration environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Exceptionally collaborative with obsessive attention to detail

Don’t forget:

Competitive salary
Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
Company equity
Commuter and cell phone benefit
A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
Annual learning and development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

One mental health day per month
$100 monthly work-from-home stipend
Tele-mental health services 
OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes 
Virtual company-sponsored social events

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