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Data Engineer

Requisition ID:  169083 

Career Group:  Corporate Office Careers 

Job Category:  IT Centres of Excellence 

Travel Requirements:  0 - 10%

Job Type:  Full-Time


Country: Canada (CA) 

Province: Ontario; Alberta; British Columbia; Nova Scotia  

City: Mississauga / Calgary / Vancouver / Stellarton

Location: Foord St. Office, Calgary Office, Dartmouth Office, King St. Office, Tahoe Office, Vancouver Office 

Postal Code: B0K 1S0 


Our family of 134,000 employees and franchise affiliates share a collective passion for delivering exceptional shopping experiences and amazing food to all our customers. Our mission is to nurture the things that make life better – great experiences, families, communities, and our employees. We are a family nurturing families.  


A proudly Canadian company, we started in a small town in Nova Scotia but we are now in communities of all sizes across this great country. With over 1500 stores in all 10 provinces, you may know us as Sobeys, Safeway, IGA, Foodland, FreshCo, Thrifty Foods, Lawton’s Drug Stores or another of our great banners but we are all one extended family. 


All career opportunities will be open a minimum of 5 business days from the date of posting.

Ready to make an impact?


Ready to make an Impact?

We’re expanding our digital team and we need exceptional talent in Data, IT and Innovation. You will have an opportunity to learn and grow within a nurturing and dynamic environment where you will get exposure to many areas of Data Engineering.

You are a builder, influencer, and change agent

In this exciting role, you will help design and build the data platforms needed for optimal data usage and results. You will identify, design and implement the technology solutions and internal processes to support data-driven decision making across the organization.

What you will get to do


You are a team player

You are an effective partner to the data architects, data analysts, your business unit internal clients, and product teams. You know how to collaborate, support, and communicate in a large cross-functional environment

We are on a journey to completely transform how we do business, and we offer a hybrid work model with the opportunity for additional flexibility.

Join us and you’ll be working with:

  •     Modern data platform cloud technologies for creating data pipelines
  •     Strong, success-focused team of energetic and experienced data experts
  •     Understanding and implement Industry big data best practices
  •     Senior Data Engineers, Senior Data Analysts and Senior Data Architects in an Agile DevOps environment


What you bring to the table


  • Ability to create and maintain optimal data quality & governance solutions
  • An innovative approach to building and nurturing data flow processes
  • Skills to assess business requests and provide response and direction quickly
  • Knowledge to support and mentor cross-function team members
  • Own and support data products lifecycle from inception to product delivery
  • Both big-picture strategic and in-the-trenches tactical approach to data management


What you have to offer


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field
  • minimum of 2 years of experience as a Data Engineer or Software Engineer professional
  • Experience with data platform cloud technologies for creating data pipelines – preferably Azure (i.e., Azure Data Factory – Data Flows, Azure Databricks, Synapse, etc.)
  • Experience doing semantic data modeling on Analysis service and publish datasets accordingly.
  • Understanding security rules and roles in projects, workbooks in Tableau or similar
  • Possess in-depth understanding of SQL, database management systems and ETL (Extract, transform, load) frameworks
  • Knowledge of programming, scripting (e.g., SQL, Python, Scala)
  • Proven track record of learning new technologies quickly
  • Experience building data visualizations, preferably Power BI/Tableau
  • Excellent listening, communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills

Sobeys is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process and will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of this process.



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