IT Lead ETL Engineer

  • Full-time
  • Department: Information Technology

Company Description

At Brightspeed, we are reimagining how people live, work, play and connect by providing fast, reliable internet connections and an awesome customer experience in twenty states throughout the Midwest and South.

Backed by funds managed by Apollo Global Management, our vision is to accelerate the upgrade of copper to fiber optic technologies, bringing faster and more reliable internet service to many rural markets traditionally underserved by broadband providers, while delivering best-in-class customer experience.  

Be a part of the team that will make this vision a reality….designing and building a world class fiber network and creating a customer experience second to none.

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Job Description

IT Lead ETL Engineer

As a Lead ETL Engineer, you will develop modern data pipelines to meet key business objectives. We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated ETL engineer. Proven ability to organize, prioritize task, resolve technical issues, proactive thinking. Have extensive experience building scalable data platform. Data Warehouse team uses wide range of technical skills, including ETL tools like Informatica, Python, HADOOP/HIVE, Spark, BigQuery, Snowflake.

As a Lead ETL Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Design and implement ETL processes and controls to ingest, organize, curate large volumes of data from variety of sources
  • Design ETL solutions for Data Warehouse/Data Mart/Data Lake 
  • Build streaming and batch data pipelines
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams in IT and business partner to build ETL solutions
  • Implement ETL solutions for large volume of data by applying various data warehouse modeling techniques like Star Schema
  • Build re-usable code, components and services that incorporate versioning, reconciliation, and exception handling
  • communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills



  • Bachelor’s or equivalent degree in Computer Science followed by 8+ years of progressive experience in designing, developing, and deploying Date warehouse and Big Data solutions
  • 5+ years of experience designing, building, and supporting real-time and batch data pipeline and analytical solutions with Hadoop (Hive, Kafka, Spark, Spark Streaming, HBase) and Teradata, ETL tools like Informatica, Talend, Data Fusion, Python/Java, Oracle/Exadata
  • 1+ years of experience in delivering data solutions on cloud platforms (GCP or Azure)
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to drive actionable insights that facilitate cross-functional initiatives and business outcomes
  • Excellent planning skills, including the ability to organize, prioritize and control job responsibilities to meet deadlines in an environment with overlapping and potentially conflicting priorities
  • Expert analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving abilities
  • Experience Hadoop cluster creation and management
  • Ability to expertly solve complex technical problems
  • Expert knowledge of non-functional requirements including security, scalability, and usability
  • Expert knowledge of data design patterns, principles, and practices
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and support a scalable data platform
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic, start-up culture
  • Telecom experience desired



Additional Information


We aspire to contemporary ways of working.

We are committed to being a leader in defining a new way to work because we recognize the changing mindset of today's workforce. We are opening a new, state-of-the-art corporate HQ in Charlotte, NC and our current priority is to make it a truly vibrant destination by hiring talent in the greater Charlotte area who are interested in a hybrid remote/office work arrangement. As always, however, we are also open to providing sensible remote options to talent outside of the Charlotte area. Why? Because our purpose is to reimagine how people work, learn, play, and connect!

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits.

Our benefits and paid time off programs reflect our underlying belief in promoting overall wellness through physical, emotional and financial health. We are committed to building a team as diverse as the customers we serve.

Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the center of our grounding belief in Being Real. 

When we bring our authentic selves to work, everyone is better as a result. A diverse team helps us be fierce advocates for more accessible, inclusive and high-quality internet, because we believe doing so promotes equity in the communities we serve.

Brightspeed is an Equal Opportunity Employer