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Data Engineer

We are looking for a bold Data Engineer to join our capability development team at a fast-growing company focused on measurement and optimization of media at the enterprise level. In this role you will be responsible for building enterprise software products for companies in a variety of industries, driving optimizations in architecture and performance of critical data systems, and supporting data needs across cross functional teams within our organization.  The ideal candidate will have experience building and optimizing data pipelines using a variety of tools and enjoys the challenges of wrangling a variety of data.

This role will support both our internal teams as well as clients as we build the next generation of analytics platforms leveraging enterprise data. The candidate must be self-directed, comfortable supporting multiple work streams and be able to think critically, identifying opportunities for further optimizations and communicate this effectively. The right candidate will be excited for the opportunity to lean into innovative new ideas and technologies, expressing their point of view, and enjoy working with a variety of other teams including data science, data visualization, and end users of our products. 


Work with business teams on complex data and development projects to create valuable products for end users

  • Comprehend complex data interactions and provide a clear point of view on how to solve end-user problems
  • Learn to quickly assess data relationships and then communicate to business teams how best to leverage these data to get to client insights faster


Build, support, and improve etl pipelines across multiple platforms and teams

  • Build connections between disparate data sources of different granularity and resolution to drive meaningful analytics and reporting
  • Identify and solve complex production support issues related to data or code issues
  • Advance data pipeline processes to support future products and scale
  • Contribute to overall technology vision and infrastructure architecture


  • 1 - 3 years of relevant data engineering or developer experience
  • BA or BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field/requisite experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail alongside excellent written and oral communication skill
  • Experience working directly with business users to refine requirements
  • Familiarity with Python, SQL, and command line
  • Familiarity with cloud-based platforms e.g. GCP, AWS, Azure
  • Familiarity with iterative development practices (i.e. Scrum)
  • Familiarity with version control solutions


  • Familiarity working with REST and Graph API endpoints
  • Familiarity with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity working with the Google cloud platform suite (compute, BigQuery, Cloud Composer, reporting APIs)
  • Familiarity with NoSQL and Graph databases
  • Experience in a Dev Ops environment
  • Basic understanding of Developer/Cloud security best practices
  • Familiarity with machine learning concepts and tooling

Benefits of working at Ovative Group 

We provide strong, competitive, holistic benefits that understand the importance of your life inside and out of work 


Culture matters and we’ve been recognized as a Top Workplace three-years running because of it. We demand trust and transparency from each other. We believe in doing the hard and complicated work others put off. We’re open in communication and floor plan. We’re flat – our interns sit next to VPs, our analysts work closely with senior leaders, and our CEO interacts with every single person daily. Put together, these elements help foster an environment where smart people can support each other in performing to their highest potential. 

Compensation and insurance:  

We strive to hire and retain the best talent in the Twin Cities. Paying fair, competitive compensation, with a large bonus incentive, and phenomenal health insurance is an important part of this mix. We’re rewarded fairly and when the company performs well, we all benefit. 

Tangible amenities we enjoy:  

  • Flexible paid vacation policy  
  • 401k match program  
  • Free parking and on-site fitness center with locker rooms 
  • Sabbatical program 
  • Charitable giving via our time and a financial match program  
  • Shenanigan’s day  

Working at Ovative won’t be easy, but if you like getting your hands dirty, driving results, and being surrounded by the best talent, it’ll be the most rewarding job you’ll ever have. If you think you can make us better, we want to hear from you!  

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