Senior Data Engineer

RueLaLa, Boston

Fashion brands at member's only prices

This is a rare opportunity to have massive impact in a small team.  Rue La La is at a key inflection point. Having built a profitable retail business through establishing a brand that inspires confidence in millions of users, Rue is now investing substantial resources to leverage technology to put their data to good use.

Rue La La is seeking an experienced Data engineer to join the Data Warehousing team. The ideal candidate must have a passion for data and building solutions that allow our business units to retrieve information and discover insights with ease and agility. Data Warehousing at Rue utilizes cutting edge technology to empower business use cases. We use Snowflake – a cloud based data warehousing solution in addition to Oracle systems and are looking for a candidate who has a passion for technology to solve complex business problems. As a Senior Data Engineer, your creativity and strong foundation places you at the intersection of data, design and analysis - the sweet spot to promote the wisdom hidden inside a treasure trove of data.

What You Will Accomplish:

Work directly with internal customers across multiple departments (at all levels) including marketing, planning, merchandising and engineering, Product Managers and an Architect to identify data requirements for solving complex business needs and discover new areas of innovation

Provide elegant data designs that scale for our users

Develop and maintain logical and physical data models

Design and build-out ODS, staging, data warehouse, and analytic databases


QA datasets for correctness & completeness, and troubleshoot data inconsistencies across data sources.

Provide intelligent and clear answers to ad hoc business questions.

Develop using SQL for Oracle and Snowflake (cloud) databases.

Work hard, be nice, and laugh when you can.


What You Will Leverage:

Superior communication skills. You are able to communicate effectively to users with different backgrounds and technical skills

4+ years of data engineering required

Bachelor’s degree in Science, Technology, Math or Engineering preferred

Advanced SQL writing skills  

Strong knowledge of data warehousing fundamentals

Analytical chops - you can find the needle in the haystack AND the forest in the trees

Strong scripting chops preferably using Python 


Experience working with cloud technologies


For Bonus Points

Cloud technology exposure

Agile methodology, fast paced software environment


About the Team

The data team is made up of a cross section of BI engineers, data warehouse engineers, a senior product manager and a data architect. They are extremely collaborative and agile. They synthesize data that helps the business make critical decisions on a daily basis.


About the Company

This Company is an equal opportunity employer, and selects individuals best matched for the job based upon job-related qualifications regardless of race, religion, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, gender identity, disability, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

About RueLaLa

Ready for the most memorable experience of your professional career (if we do say so ourselves)? Then join us at Rue La La. Rue burst onto the scene in 2008, disrupting retail with our high-end, flash-sale model. Today, we’re an established company, but we still have that start-up spark. And we use it to find new ways to engage, inspire, and surprise our more than 15 million loyal Members with an unmatched consumer experience. We’re also applying that energy to our next big task: rewriting the rules around e-commerce and content. 

Want to learn more about RueLaLa? Visit https://www.ruelala.com/