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Data Engineer

As a Data Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, managing, and optimizing data processes for Blue Corona’s platforms. We set our clients’ expectations that our recommendations and strategies are properly supported by data, testing, and experience; your role is to ensure that our team is empowered with data to do so. You will work with our marketing technology stack and provide technical guidance for taking our data from acquisition through visualization and application to enable Blue Corona’s data-driven approach.


  • Understand and translate business requirements, both internal and external, for Blue Corona’s platforms
  • Design, create, and manage ETL pipelines across a variety of data collection technologies and platforms
  • Identify, build, and extend analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into ways to improve data reliability, efficiency, and quality
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process and improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data acquisition and delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Document and communicate platform updates and upgrades to Blue Corona team

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, Informatics or a related field
  • 4 years of experience as a Data Engineer or similar role
  • Experience building and optimizing data pipelines
  • Experience programming with SQL, and relational databases such as MySQL
  • Experience building web applications with Python, PHP, and other programming languages, with an emphasis on writing clean, efficient, and scalable code
  • Experience with parsing data formats such as XML/JSON and leveraging external APIs
  • Experience with AWS cloud-based infrastructure (including EC2, RDS, and S3)
  • Experience with DevOps tools like Git/GitHub

Preferred Skills

  • Experience with Django framework
  • Familiarity with digital marketing measurement and analytics platforms and principles

Benefits of Working for Blue Corona

We work hard, but we maintain a fun and family-like environment filled with social events, birthday celebrations, and free lunch EVERY Friday. Not only do we offer health, vision and dental insurance packages, our benefits include: 401k matching, a subsidized gym membership, HSA contribution, and generous holiday schedules and paid vacation time.

About Blue Corona

Founded in 2008, Blue Corona is a data-driven online marketing company that helps businesses accurately measure and track their advertising efforts to generate more leads and sales from the web. For each client, Blue Corona implements inbound internet marketing strategies such as pay per click (PPC) advertising, search engine optimization (SEO), online lead generation, ad tracking, conversion rate optimization, and website redesigns. Blue Corona was ranked on the 2012 Inc. 500 list and has placed on the Inc. 500|5000 every year since. The company has offices in both Gaithersburg, MD and Charlotte, NC.

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