Data Engineer/Developer needed at Olympic Industries ULC Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada- Click to apply now

Apr 24
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Who We Are
Olympic Industries ULC is a leading international forest products trading company with annual revenue exceeding $500 million. Our expertise includes the trading, importing/exporting, and manufacturing of forest products. Established in 1972, we have a strong record of success and a clear vision for our industry's sustainable future. Our office is located in the heart of the vibrant and breathtaking Lonsdale Quay. 
Olympic Industries is currently searching for a highly motivated and passionate Data Engineer/Developer to join our team!Reporting to the Head of Derivatives and Data, the Data Engineer/Developer will work in an individual and team capacity to extract, store, and transform internal data, ensure data integrity, and develop the backend of internal dashboards.

Specific Responsibilities

The Data Engineer/Developer is responsible for the following as well as other related duties as assigned to support the business objectives and purpose of the company:Develop, construct, test, and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture. Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements including re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, optimizing data delivery, and automating manual processes. Develop and manage well-functioning databases and applications. Assist in code optimization in data science and trading projects. Trouble shoot and debug automation and scraping program code. Assist Full-Stack Data Developer with backend development. Work with the Data Team and the Traders to improve in-house web solutions. 
Education and Experience
An academic background in Computer Science, Software/Computer Engineering, or related technical field. 1+ years of experience in writing SQL queries and working with databases, such as MSSQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL and MongoDB.Strong programming skills in Python. Elementary knowledge of JavaScript.Experience in back-end web frameworks such as Node, Express, Django and/or Flask. Knowledge of Google Sheets and Script.Working knowledge of basic data structures and algorithms. Prior experience in building web-based applications considered an asset.Knowledge in machine learning, data mining, statistical modelling, and forecasting considered an asset.Knowledge or experience in working with REST API and Web Socket to extract, manipulate, and automate data considered an asset.Experience in front-end development with React, Angular, HTML, and/or CSS considered an asset.

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Proven ability to complete work in a timely manner with exceptional accuracy and attention to detail.Outstanding verbal, written and visual communication skills.A high degree of initiative, work ethic, integrity, and honesty.Ability to listen and understand instructions and work independently or with others to complete tasks.Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel.Ability to use strong judgement in analyzing, troubleshooting, and evaluating problems.Ability to act with good judgement and discretion: keeping sensitive business data secure.Desire and capacity to acquire new knowledge and develop new skills, specifically in the commodities trading industry.Ability to conduct research into systems issues as required. High-energy with an entrepreneurial spirit. Why Join Us?Work hard, play hard company culture.
Employee stock ownership plan
RRSP Contribution Plan.
Extended health benefits.
Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance. 
Long-term disability insurance.Employee assistance and scholarship programs.
On-site gym and showers.
On-site kitchen with a Nespresso coffee bar.
Easy access to the mountains and oceans. 
Apply Now!
For more information on Olympic Industries, please visit our website at To apply, please submit a resume in confidence to
We thank all applicants for their interest! However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 
At Olympic Industries, we embrace diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, cultures, perspectives, skills, and experiences. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.

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