Data Quality Engineer at Yapta

| Seattle
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Yapta is disrupting the travel industry by providing transparency in pricing and finding savings for our corporate customers. Our software leads the industry by mining millions of rows of data per day, that we turn into intelligent actions that save millions of dollars per month. This affords us a tremendous amount of opportunity to innovate on our data for future Yapta products and services. It’s an exciting time to be in this industry!
We were recently named to Deloitte’s Fast 500, are highly profitable, and have grown 400% in the past 4 years. We have a great culture with amazing people. Our team is fast paced and focused, but we maintain a healthy work/life balance and have fun. We value humility, integrity, flexibility, accountability, drive, and collaboration.
We are seeking a Data Quality Engineer, that can hit the ground running, leveraging their skills with complex data and their experience and passion for quality and accuracy to protect and ensure the quality of our data products, utilized by some of the biggest brands in the world.
How you'll succeed on the team:
As an DQE at Yapta, you have the passion, skill, and background to ensure quality within the organization and recommend quality improvements for Yapta’s data platforms. You will have the responsibility to ensure our data meets a high bar for accuracy, timeliness, and consistency. Additionally, you will be working with other engineers, product owners, and site reliability engineers to ensure that product specifications are well thought out to meet market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, and reliability.

  • You’re passionate about data quality and automation.
  • You’re customer focused. You care about how changes will impact the customer experience. 
  • You’re self-directed. You can jump into a situation and quickly grasp what needs to be done
  • You continually improve by learning from others, and you jump in when a teammate could use your help
  • You have an agile mindset, and are comfortable refining vague requirements
  • You can sense miscommunications among team members, and do your part to improve understanding
  • You thrive in and contribute to a positive work environment, where everyone shares constructive thoughts and suggestions
Must have:
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a hands-on data-centric role in data engineering, architecture, streaming or warehousing.
  • Experience with at least one relational database technology (MySQL, Postgres, MS SQL, etc.).
  • Proficient with SQL
  • Ability to perform data analysis and data profiling 
  • Experience in schema validation and Extract, Load, Transform (ETL) testing
  • Experience in testing analytics reports
Nice to have:
  • Ability to perform data analysis and data profiling 
  • Experience with data visualization tools (Tableau, Looker, Pyramid) 
  • Experience with load testing
  • Experience with any modern programming language (Python, Java)
  • Experience working in an agile environment such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Experience with SnowFlake and Airflow is a plus
  • Experience integrating with Global Distribution Systems (GDS) technologies not required, but a strong plus.

What we offer:
  • Fun, collaborative environment
  • Optional work-from-home Wednesdays
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 5 weeks of PTO and 10 paid holidays (total 7 weeks)
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • Commuter benefits
  • Stocked kitchens, with coffee, soda, and snacks
  • Regular team activities, including Mariners games, ping pong tournaments, movies, etc.

This position is based in Pioneer Square in Downtown Seattle. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US. Yapta does not provide visa sponsorship for employment eligibility at this time.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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On any given day in the office, you can find employees challenge each other in ping pong, darts, video games, board games, even put together puzzles. Outside the office, Yapta has dominated in ping pong and dodgeball tournaments, viewed movies, escaped puzzle rooms, gone bowling, hosted picnics, and attended baseball games. Excited for more!


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What are Yapta Perks + Benefits

Yapta Benefits Overview

Yapta pays 100% of premiums for medical, dental, vision, Life and Disability. Up to 5 weeks PTO, plus 10 Company paid Holidays. Work from Home Wednesdays, Ping Pong Tournaments, Darts, monthly catered lunches, professional development opportunities, fully stocked kitchens, and more!

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Yapta administers an FSA Healthcare and FSA Dependent Care account for employees to use pre-tax money to pay for eligible healthcare expenses.
Disability Insurance
Yapta pays 100% for every full-time employee to receive Short Term and Long Term Disability insurances.
Dental Benefits
Yapta pays 100% for employee dental insurance, and 70% of dependents on the plan.
Vision Benefits
Yapta pays 100% for employee vision insurance, and 70% of dependents on the plan.
Health Insurance Benefits
Yapta pays 100% for employee medical insurance, and 70% of dependents on the plan.
Life Insurance
Yapta pays 100% for every full-time employee to receive up to $75,000 of Life Insurance.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Yapta offers a 401(k) plan to all full-time employees.
Company Equity
Yapta may offer stock options upon hire or promotion, subject to approval by the Board of Directors, to be purchased, vested over a 4 year period.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Remote Work Program
Yapta provides the option to Work From Home on Wednesdays.
Family Medical Leave
Yapta follows FMLA guidelines for all eligible U.S. employees.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Eligible full-time employees (0-5 years of service) accrue 17 days. Eligible full-time employees (5+ years of service) accrue 22 days.
Paid Holidays
Yapta observes 9 Company Paid Holidays, and provides an additional Floating Holiday.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Yapta employees have the ability to attend conferences and workshops.
Lunch and learns
Various departments lead educational and informational lunch sessions.
Promote from within
Customized development tracks
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