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Data Quality Engineer

| Seattle
Yapta's mission is simple: To give our customers confidence in travel. To that end, we are one of the world’s leading companies for fare transparency and cost savings. We analyze billions of rates every month, and turn all that data into meaningful notifications and reports. We provide automated services for corporate travelers to save money, by tracking prices on airline tickets and hotels, and sending alerts when prices drop.
We were recently named to Deloitte’s Fast 500, are highly profitable, and have grown 400% in the past 4 years. Our team is fast paced and focused, but we maintain a healthy work/life balance and have fun. We value integrity, flexibility, accountability, drive, and collaboration.
Yapta's Data product team has an immediate need for an engineer that can ensure the quality of Data products, participate in the development of Yapta’s Data Quality Management (DQM) system, and be the first line of defense for data quality & accuracy related concerns. Quality is a core tenant of Yapta DNA and this position is a steward and champion of that tenant.
  • Primary contact for Yapta Data Quality capabilities. 
  • Quality Control of Data Products (Reporting and Analysis)
  • Understand and translate the strategies and data quality frameworks to business. 
  • First line of defense on data issues and “hands-on” in resolution 
  • Develop data definitions and enterprise level data inventory
  • Consult with Data Management & Operations on Data Quality requirements. 
  • Design and test DQM models in data sandbox environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to effectively communicate & collaborate with both business and technical teams required. 
  • Understand high level information flow for all enterprise data. 
  • Investigative analysis on data flow, aggregations, transformations and accuracy.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional data development experience in a hands-on data-centric role in data engineering, quality or architecture, is REQUIRED.
  • Comfortable working with a mix of structured & unstructured data from a variety of sources is REQUIRED.
  • Experience with at least business intelligence tool technology (tableau, PowerBI, Pyramid Analytics, Quicksight, Domo,. Etc.) is REQUIRED. 
  • Experience with at least one relational database technology (MySQL, Postgres, MS SQL, etc.) is REQUIRED.
  • Proficient with SQL and schema design is REQUIRED.
Preferred Experience: (Very helpful skills as they will be important in this role.)
  • Familiarity with cloud services and infrastructure, preferably AWS
  • Familiarity with columnar store databases (Vertica, Redshift, Snowflake, etc.)
  • Experience with at least one modern server-side language (such as Python, Java, or similar) 
  • Experience transforming partially or fully unstructured data into more easily queryable formats
  • Experience working in an agile environment such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Knowledge of machine learning tools & concepts a 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.
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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What are some social events your company does?

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, occasional 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.
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
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