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Jr. ETL Developer (Load Specialist)

Data · Oakland, California
Department Data
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level


GreatSchools is the leading national nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children. We are looking for a colleague to help support our Data Team in delivering the data, tools, and analytics that allow GreatSchools to provide the most up-to-date, comprehensive, and informative lens on school quality. If you love working with data and want to use your talents to help tens of thousands of parents every day to find the right school for their child then this position is for you.

This position reports to the Data Engineer. It is a full time, exempt position located in Oakland, CA. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage diversity in our workplace -- education is a universal concern and we need people from all backgrounds to help parents navigate their options.


  • Be a key player in the data pipeline

  • Gain an understanding of our data tools, pipelines and processes

  • Manipulate and load data into the GreatSchools data warehouse

  • Contribute to the GreatSchools process and methodology documentation

  • Perform thorough quality assurance before and after loading data and participate in quality assurance on the work of other members of the data team

  • Assist in size and difficulty assessment for acquired data loads


  • Hands on experience with SQL

  • Hands on experience with a programming language (python preferred)

  • Experience creating clear, concise and accurate business documentation

  • Ability to apply a detail-oriented, critical eye to data quality

  • Able to prioritize work, manage multiple projects and work within tight deadlines

  • Good communicator and strong contributor to team projects

Growth Opportunity

  • Success in this role may lead to growth opportunities with the GreatSchools Data Engineering team.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter, including salary requirements, along with your résumé. Your cover letter should include reasons why you want to work at GreatSchools. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please.



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