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Senior Data Engineer

$80,000 – $110,000 yearly

Parsley Solutions, PBC

Last Updated: 11/09/21

Job Description

Senior Data Engineer Position Overview

The Data Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining Parsley’s data processing software. Their duties include coordinating with the CEO and other professionals at Parsley and outside organizations to create unique data architecture, running tests on designs to isolate errors and updating systems to accommodate changes in company needs.


Who You Are

  • Empathetic and curious about lived experiences of those navigating public benefits
  • 3 - 5 years experience in the field of data science/engineering
  • Driven to work on complex data problems
  • Comfortable with uncertainty and independence
  • A proactive communicator
  • Effective communicator with nontechnical colleagues and stakeholders

What You Can/Will Do

We are looking for an experienced data engineer (several years of shipping code to production) to contribute to our product direction and research collaborations. Parsley’s Data Engineer will:

  • Build complex data pipelines including working with available APIs
  • Contribute to design of an API for Parsley
  • Create data documentation
  • Work with research and engineering collaborators
  • Help contribute data perspective to product design and roadmap
  • Contribute to team culture of collaboration and innovation

Skills and Experience You Have

  • Ability to build and optimize data sets, ‘big data’ data pipelines and architectures
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions
  • Excellent analytic skills associated with working on unstructured datasets
  • Ability to build processes that support data transformation, workload management, data structures, dependency and metadata
  • Proficiency with AWS tooling and experience implementing pipelines on AWS
  • Demonstrated ability with Ruby on Rails


Nice To Haves

  • Lived experience with public benefits (Medicaid, SNAP, SSI, etc.) or financial struggles
  • Frontend, backend or full stack experience
  • Data visualization or data science experience
  • Web crawling, scraping experience
  • Design history
  • Startup experience
  • Familiarity with Airtable,Typescript and React

The Product

Parsley is a benefits data marketplace that connects benefits seekers to public, private, and nonprofit benefits programs to help them navigate benefits cliffs and advance their careers.This is a unique chance to be on the forefront of innovation to address a pervasive social issue that impacts millions of Americans.


Our Stack

  • Code: React, Typescript, Ruby on Rails
  • No-code: Airtable
  • AWS environment


Details about the Job

  • $80,000 - $110,000/year
  • Fully remote with occasional in-person meetings if you are based in Madison
  • Full-time salaried position
  • Employee stock option .25% to .75%
  • Benefits include medical, dental, vision
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Volunteer Time

How to Apply:

Complete an application on our website. Plan to include your cover letter, resume and a link to one or more of the following: your Github, personal site or portfolio. For best consideration apply by November, 29, 2021.



Company Details

Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Parsley is a Public Benefits Corporation whose mission is to promote the economic flourishing of working people through the development of data-driven technology to: empower individual decision-making to result in greater economic security and long-term growth; assist employers seeking to improve job quality, retention and advancement; support workforce development providers seeking to serve...