Lixar is looking for a
Data Engineer

Data Engineer
  • Ottawa
  • Halifax

Lixar I.T. is looking for a Data Engineer to join our data team. As a Data Engineer, you will be part of a team supporting and participating in the ongoing development of leading edge applications. The ideal candidate will be a senior developer who has a strong background in Big Data, or Business Intelligence, with a mix of general programming and some exposure to data visualization.

As an experienced Data Engineer, you have:

  • Post-secondary education in engineering or computer science or equivalent work experience
  • Exposure to the Apache Hadoop ecosystem (Hadoop, Oozie, Pig, Hive, Spark etc)
  • A master of all things SQL (and NoSQL)
  • Data Modelling experience in both logical and physical forms
  • Experience in star-schema, data mart and DataWarehouse development
  • Good knowledge of Cloud based data solutions (AWS/Azure)

Preferably, you also have:

  • Knowledge of Continuous Integration and Source Control systems (e.g. Gradle, Maven, Bamboo, TeamCity, Git, Azure DevOps, Jenkins)
  • Experience with Power BI, Tableau, SSRS, or similar.
  • Experience with SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Experience with SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
  • Some exposure to data science, machine learning or statistics

As the ideal candidate, you:

  • Have a sense of humour
  • Know that your routine is in fact, not routine
  • Communicate well with management, peers, and clients
  • Get things done and take ownership of solutions and deliverables
  • Enjoy innovation and creative approaches to developing solutions
  • Have a fascination with data, technologies, and the ever-evolving data field!


Sound like you?
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Thank you for applying! We look forward to meeting with the selected interview candidates.
Lixar IT welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.