Senior Data Engineer at StrongArm Technologies (Greater NYC Area, NY)

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Brooklyn, NY or Remote (Eastern time zone work hours)


StrongArm Technologies’ mission is to keep the world’s Industrial Athletes™ Proud, Protected, and Productive. We achieve this through our pioneering FUSE safety wearables and the actionable data they provide to individuals and management across numerous job types, industries and operating environments. Our Data Engineering team works to unlock this data to improve the lives of our end users, reduce workplace injuries, and reinvent workplace safety.


We are looking for a self-starter who has the desire to be the go-to person for data engineering in a fast-growing start-up making a tangible difference on working people’s lives. As a Senior Data Engineer at StrongArm you will play a vital role in delivering key features and capabilities to our Safety Platform. You will be leading ETL pipeline development, working with data scientists to productionize algorithms, building out tooling and data warehousing capability for analysts, and innovating data platform capability to accommodate massive customer growth. As a member of the Data Engineering Team, you will have access to a massive dataset of IoT sensor data focused on improved workplace safety. You will be a key player in productionizing new features that deliver safety insights to improve the lives of the industrial athletes we serve.

In this role, you will be highly collaborative - with our Data Team, Product Team, and other engineering teams.

The ideal candidate for this position has a background in a variety of data engineering systems including streaming systems, ETL, data warehousing, and statistical modeling, and is proficient in software engineering best practices. This individual will enjoy building and optimizing highly technical big data systems, keeping up with the latest tools and techniques, and collaborating with a small team. 


  • Building a highly scalable data pipelines for ingesting, transforming, and enhancing trillions of data points (bronze, silver, gold model using Databricks).
  • Optimizing data pipelines for performance and scalability. Continually improving our SDLC environment (CICD using terraform and git/ github actions)
  • Provide leadership to the team on best practices and architecture in Big Data systems and Machine Learning pipelines.
  • Work with data analysts to productionize queries and data in data warehouses, data lakes, and OLAP systems.
  • Be a primary contributor in defining a data engineering roadmap, and coordinating multiple projects.


  • 5+ years experience in data engineering, with emphasis on Kafka, Apache Spark, Python.
  • Experience with CICD, terraform, and unit testing.
  • Experience with Databricks, Clickhouse, Delta lake, Kubernetes and DBT is a plus.
  • Experience in either AWS or GCP.
  • Experience architecting data pipelines and ETL with Apache Spark with terabytes of data and optimizing them to maximize resource utilization and throughput.
  • Cloud architectural experience with emphasis on stream processing, serverless computing.

StrongArm Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.

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The Navy Yard is an exciting and growing tech hub. We have access to New Lab, a food hall, Wegmans, and a diverse selection of eateries on Myrtle ave.

An Insider's view of StrongArm Technologies

What’s the vibe like in the office?

StrongArm feels like a family. The office is open, relaxed and comfortable. Our people are warm, and invested in each other both personally and professionally. Everyone laughs daily. Noone eats lunch alone. We move fast and demand hard work, but we always achieve our goal by helping teammates go to another level.


Manager, Clients

What makes someone successful on your team?

Being trust-worthy and having an enthusiastic attitude is essential. Our team is made up of incredible leaders who continuously forge their paths. To be successful at StrongArm you must have respect for your teammates, desire to lead, an openness to being challenged and always learning.


Data Scientist

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We run a relatively flat organization which is our key to driving true innovation. We chase the fastest path to insight not the fastest path to a solution. In order for that to work, everyone needs to check their egos at the door, everyone needs to be on the same page and everyone owns their work. Our cultural values reflect those principles.


CEO & Founder

What are StrongArm Technologies Perks + Benefits

StrongArm Technologies Benefits Overview

At StrongArm, we have flexible work hours and unlimited vacation time because we trust our teammate's judgement and dedication to our mission. Solid relationships and trust in our teammates are the glue that holds the team together. Our team truly enjoys our time together. In addition to monthly sponsored events, teammates regularly head to a bar or restaurant outside of work, have each other over for holiday parties, meet our significant others, or celebrate special days together.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $3000 annually for continuing education.
Customized development tracks

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