Sr. Cloud Data Support Engineer (R2337)

Engineering | Seattle, WA, United States,Remote, United States

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Avalara, Inc., (, is the leading provider of cloud-based software that delivers a broad array of compliance solutions related to sales tax and other transactional taxes.

What is it like to work at Avalara? Come find out!  We are committed to the following success traits that embody our culture and how we work together to accomplish great things:  Fun. Passion. Adaptability. Urgency. Simplicity. Curiosity. Humility. Ownership. Optimism.

We are building cloud-based tax compliance solutions to handle every transaction in the world. Imagine every transaction you make - every tank of gas, cup of coffee, or pair of sneakers, every movie ticket, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there is an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation.

We are seeking a highly motivated, experienced Cloud Data Support Engineer to join our team.


Support Snowflake based Data Lake environment from architecture and operations perspective.

Troubleshoot ETL code to ensure Data Quality and performance improvements.

Work with the product managers, Data Science teams and broader engineering teams to build scalable data orchestration.

Build, implement and monitor a data quality framework with required ci/cd pipeline, code instrumentation and real time monitoring tools.

Practice/Implement data security, encryption and masking policies across various data sets and data sources.

Communicate status and big picture to the project team and management.

Work with business and engineering teams to identify scope, constraints, dependencies, and risks.

Identify risks and opportunities across the business and drive solutions.

Minimum Qualifications:

8+ years combined in data engineer, object oriented languages (python, C#, JAVA), DevOps, distributed cloud architecture, high availability production system deployment experience.

Strong knowledge or willinness to learn Snowflake as a Data paltform.

Experience or willingness to learn ETL looks like Wherescape, Talend or similar.

Advanced SQL with big data optimization skills is an absolute must.

Experience managing efforts in distributed systems and/or developing large scale web/ cloud SaaS applications.

Proven ability to combine business acumen, technical acumen and process expertise to define client (internal/external) engagement and program execution . Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units.

Excellent problem-solving skills.

Highly detail oriented and well organized.

Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent Team player.

About Avalara

Avalara helps businesses of all sizes achieve compliance with transactional taxes, including VAT, sales and use, excise, communications, and other tax types. We deliver comprehensive, automated, cloud-based solutions that are fast, accurate, and easy to use.

Avalara offers hundreds of pre-built connectors into leading accounting, ERP, ecommerce and other business applications. Each year, the company processes billions of tax transactions for customers and users, files hundreds of thousands of tax compliance documents and tax returns and manages millions of exemption certificates and other compliance related documents.

Avalara’s headquarters are in Seattle, WA and it has offices across the U.S. and in Brighton and London, England; Brussels, Belgium; and Pune, India. More information at:

Avalara is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, gender, national orientation, disability, sexual orientation, US Veteran status, or any other factor protected by law.

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