Senior Data Engineer



Data Science
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023

About Dutchie

Founded in 2017, Dutchie is a comprehensive technology platform powering dispensary operations, while providing consumers with safe and easy access to cannabis. Dutchie aims to further support the positive societal change the cannabis industry brings to the world through wellness benefits, social justice, and empowering local communities through tax revenue. Powering thousands of dispensaries across 40+ markets throughout the United States and Canada, Dutchie is the leading technology company in the cannabis space and was named in Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in North America and listed two years in a row on LinkedIn’s Top 50 Startups.

Dutchie has raised over $600M in funding to date, backed by D1 Capital Partners, Tiger Global, Dragoneer, DFJ Growth, Thrive Capital, Howard Schultz, Snoop Dogg’s Casa Verde Capital, Gron Ventures, members of the founding team at DoorDash, Kevin Durant’s Thirty Five Ventures, and other notable angel investors.

About This Job

We are looking for a talented Data Engineer to join our growing team! As a Senior Data Engineer, you will work very closely as a bridge between engineering, infrastructure, & operations. You will use various methods to transform raw data into useful data systems and support data analysts. Overall, you’ll strive for efficiency by aligning data systems with business goals. To succeed in this position, you should have strong programming and analytical skills and be able to combine data from different sources. If you are detail-oriented, with excellent organizational skills and experience in this field, Dutchie is the place for you!

What You'll Do...

  • Identify data needs for business and product teams, understand their specific requirements for metrics and analysis
  • Design, develop, and own data pipelines & models in dbt that power internal analytics
  • Develop and maintain the infrastructure required for a wide variety of data using SQL and AWS
  • Optimize and maintain scripts on present data warehouses and present ETL
  • Create data tools for analytics and data analysis team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product
  • Continue to improve the performance and reliability of our data warehouse
  • Orchestrate sophisticated data flow patterns across a variety of disparate tooling
  • Build and enforce a pattern language across our data stack, ensuring that our event taxonomy and tables are consistent, accurate, and well-understood

What You Bring...

  • 3+ years of professional experience designing, creating and maintaining scalable data pipelines on cloud infrastructure
  • You can write clear and well documented code, preferably in Python, and are willing to become effective in others as needed to complete your objectives
  • Advanced SQL skills with the understanding of how to write and tune complex queries
  • Experience with MPP Data Warehouses, Postgres, and AWS Infrastructure
  • Experience with transforming, developing data structures, metadata, dependency and data workflows to support an Analytics function
  • Expertise in gathering data through multiple sources through API calls and scripting languages

It's a bonus if you...

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools (e.g. Terraform, Pulumi,, CloudFormation)
  • Experience with containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Experience with agile development methodologies (e.g., Scrum, Kanban)
  • Experience with Snowflake or Redshift
  • Experience with Orchestration tools (e.g. Airflow, Dagster, etc.)
You’ll Get…

Cash compensation range: $119,000 - $161,000 USD annually

In addition to cash compensation, our total rewards package includes:
  • Full medical benefits including dental and vision plans to ensure you always have the best care.
  • Equity packages in the form of stock options to all employees.
  • Technology (hardware, software, reading materials, etc..) allowance
  • Flexible vacation and sick days


At Dutchie, we’re committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Dutchie believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.