Senior Data Analytics Engineer


United States Remote

Full time

$157.3-314.2k (annually)

Mar 10


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.


The Senior Data Analytics Engineer will be responsible for gathering business requirements, understanding complex product, business and engineering challenges, compose and prioritize research projects and then execute them in partnership with other data scientists, data analysts as well as leverage the work of our data engineering team.

The individual will have direct ownership of corporate metrics, ensure accuracy, timeliness and intent of all published data products within area of ownership by our team and all other teams within the company. Will also have executive visibility and influence capability.

  • Learn the tax business domain knowledge and data.
  • Work with the product managers, DBA teams and broader engineering teams build scalable data orchestration, transformation and reporting streams that can capture and prepare billions of transactions per day for customer reporting.
  • Build strong and captivating data visualizations in Dash/PowerBI/Tableau/R.
  • Develop and manage end-to-end project plans and ensure on-time delivery.
  • 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 of 5 years combined work experience in data engineer, business intelligence and in-app embedded analytics
  • Strong experience with cloud data engineering teams
  • Advanced SQL, scripting (Python or R) and advanced data visualization experience
  • Implement streaming and batch ETL pipelines supporting both internal and external data sources
  • Data warehouse modeling and architecture with strong requirements gathering and technical analysis
  • Technical expertise with AWS, DBT, and Airflow
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • Experience with requirements of data security, data privacy and legal / jurisdictional compliance and governance
  • Experience managing efforts in distributed systems and/or developing large scale web 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
  • Strong communication skills, data driven product and corporate excellence culture
  • Excellent problem-solving skills


Preferred Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years work experience with AWS data pipeline and Snowflake cloud DW
  • Experience building powerful dashboards which are embedded in web and mobile applications


Pay Range Details

The base pay range(s) below are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be

different in other locations.

Colorado: $157,300-$259,500 (annually)

Washington: $157,300-$286,900 (annually)

California: $157,300-$314,200 (annually)

NYC: $173,900-$314,200 (annually)

The pay range above is the general base pay range for a successful candidate in the state listed. The

successful candidate’s actual salary/wage may be based on various factors, such as geographic

location, candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

This role is eligible for an annual bonus based on individual and company performance, depending on

the terms of the applicable plan and the employee’s role.


Avalara’s benefits for eligible employees includes company benefits such as medical, dental, and

vision coverage, life, AD&D, and disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, 17 days of paid

time off annually, 12 paid holidays, paid parental leave, an employee assistance program, and

subsidized transportation options for commuters.

All benefits are subject to eligibility requirements and Avalara reserves the right to modify or change

these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice, unless otherwise required by law.

About Avalara

About Avalara:

We’re 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, meal kit, or streamed song, every sensor-to-sensor ping. Nearly every time you make a purchase, physical or digital, there’s an accompanying unique and nuanced tax compliance calculation. The logic behind calculating taxes — the rules, rates, and boundaries is a global, layered, three-dimensional mess of complexity, with compliance dictated by governments and applied by every business, every day.


Avalara works with businesses of all sizes, all over the world — from corner stores to gigantic global retailers — to calculate tax accurately and automatically, at speeds measured in milliseconds. That’s a massive technical challenge, in terms of scale, reliability, and complexity, and we do it better than anyone. That’s why we’re growing fast. Headquartered in Seattle, Avalara has offices across the U.S. and around the world, in Brazil, Canada, India, U.K, Belgium and across Europe.


Equal Opportunities:

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

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