Data Innovation Lab Fellowship 

Data Engineer - 1 Year Fellowship
  • Join an innovative, like-minded team that focuses on your personal growth and accelerating your career!
  • Use your skills and experience for social good.
  • Earn $70,000 per year plus a great host of benefits.
  • Fellowship program runs from June 2024 to May 2025
  • Application window open from January 27 To March 3, 2024 

About Us
Tech Impact's Data Innovation Lab (Tech Impact) exists to engage local and global organizations in an ongoing conversation around the use of advanced data analytics and artificial intelligence to fast-forward research ideas out of the lab and into the marketplace.

Our mission is to develop novel data and analytics approaches that can disrupt the status quo and fundamentally alter a current issue or problem. Using best practices, diverse industry experience, access to technical and scientific talent, and core technologies, the lab will solve community-based issues while attracting national talent to the region and providing work for the technical and innovative talent of Delaware.

For more information, visit our website.

About the Opportunity
Tech Impact is looking for Data Engineers to join our team for a 1-year Fellowship Program, in New Castle County, Delaware. The Fellowship Program will run from June 2024 to May 2025 and is a hybrid role. The successful candidate will have or will establish residence in Delaware. Along with our Lead Data Engineer, our Data Engineers serve as our primary delivery resource for consulting, designing, and building data warehouses.

The Fellowship is intended for technologists with a deep technical skill set and a strong desire to serve their communities. As a Data Engineer, you will work with our partners to develop and deploy production-grade solutions to social good problems. You will be expected to collaborate across system integration projects, ideally creating solutions that involve ETL/ELT and data modelling and implementing data warehouses that support our data narrative builds aiming to advance our mission. Your work will directly lead to improving the lives of people in communities in Delaware and beyond.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Design, build, and deploy ETL/ELT solutions across different projects among our team
  • Create and manage Cloud services (Azure, AWS) to support all aspects of our tech products, including their delivery
  • Organize and communicate personalized findings to clients and stakeholders
  • As part of the broader data team, propose innovative solutions to address sourcing and bridging data/data knowledge gaps amongst our team
  • Contribute to innovative projects, specifically to idea generation, idea incubation, and experimentation.
  • Serve as a liaison between government, corporate, community, and non-profit teams to effectively source and represent data solutions

More About You 
Our typical candidate holds a Master's degree in mathematics, computer science, psychology, public health, or another related quantitative field. However, undergraduates or individuals who have relevant training will also be considered.

In addition, we require strong skills, experience, and knowledge in the following:
  • Implementing data warehouses and appropriate governance
  • System integration projects, ideally with the creation of solutions that involve ETL/ELT and data modelling
  • Production-level SQL and one other relevant scripting language (Python, Java, R, etc.)
  • Implementing modern data pipelines (batch, real-time) using cloud-based services or enterprise-grade data integration tools/platforms (Informatica, Talend, SSIS, Azure Data Factory, etc.)
  • Implementing and managing cloud-based data services 
  • DevOps and CI/CD processes
  • Proven ability to understand business processes in detail and translating these into building data pipelines
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to navigate organizing/prioritizing work efficiently and effectively
  • A preference for experience handling confidential data and information with integrity in a shared cloud environment 

About the Benefits
In exchange for your hard work and dedication, you will receive a salary of $70,000 per year plus a great host of benefits, including:
  • Hybrid workplace (60% remote)
  • Medical, dental, vision health benefits - 90% cost paid by Tech Impact
  • Wellness card that pays your co-pays
  • Accidental death and life insurance plan
  • 401K plan
  • 15 days paid time off
  • Job placement upon completion of the 1-Year Fellowship
And that's not all! You will be welcomed into an innovative and supportive environment. If you think you've got the skills to take on this rewarding and challenging role, apply today!
Employment Policy
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Tech Impact embraces diversity and does not discriminate in employment based on age, race, color, creed, sex, gender, identity, religion, marital status, veteran’s status, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation. 
  • ADA Specifications: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. 
  • Requires the ability to speak, hear, see and use a computer and other office-related equipment. 
  • Also requires the ability to sit for extended periods of time, stand, stoop, crawl and lift to 50 lbs. 
  • May require local and regional travel.


Department: Data Lab
This is a full time position

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