Data Engineer (Azure)

Job Type
Contract, C2H (contract-to-hire)
Mid, Senior level

Job Description

About Fearless Digital

Fearless Digital builds software with a soul. As a division inside Fearless, we're part of its digital services integrator model to unlock the power of organizations, people and tech. Our division designs, engineers, and delivers digital solutions to solve problems and drive impact. Using iterative development cycles, we minimize risk for our customers and efficiently deliver intuitive and responsive technology. In this way, we help set the stage for tech to work better for people. That's not our only goal, though. We also strive to create a purple culture that makes our team members excited to come to work every day. We take a holistic approach to our people's well-being, and our culture and benefits are designed to support our people in working the way they like best. We encourage our people to pursue their passions, both in and out of the office. With flexible schedules, continuing education support, and a family-friendly work environment, we've created a culture that allows our team to thrive professionally and personally.

Fearless believes in equal opportunity employment. We won't discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, gender, nationality, age, religion, disability, military status, or sexual orientation. As a company and as individuals, we're committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for our team, our family members, our clients, our subcontractors, and our vendors.

Fearless Digital Benefits

Our people make us who we are. We believe that every member of the Fearless team has something to share, and we value the unique viewpoint you'll bring to our community. But we value your community, too, so we offer fulfilling work that stays in balance with the rest of life. Because everyone has different needs, desires, and goals, our benefits offer the choices and flexibility that our team members need to live well and succeed. Here are a few highlights of our benefits package:

  • Life-friendly schedules
  • Family-friendly workplace
  • PTO allowance (not accrued so you get it up front!) We believe in taking time off to be well and thrive. That's why we offer 14 days of PTO, 8.75 days of sick leave, 11 federal holidays, your birthday (floating day), jury duty, and bereavement.
  • Up 12 weeks of FMLA paid at 100%
  • We cover 100% of your premium for our medical HSA plan + the deductible portion of HSA contributions, 80% of your premium for our HMO or PPO plans, and offer competitive dependent coverage. We cover 100% of dental and vision premiums for you and your dependents and offer medical and dependent care FSA options. We also offer life insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage, and legal planning and support insurance.
  • Tech, education / training, and wellness allowances
  • Safe Harbor 401(k) plan with employer contributions and immediate vesting
  • Referral bonus: Bring your friends! If someone you refer is hired, you'll get a bonus of $6–12k!
  • Total Pet Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program


Our Compensation System is designed to reward remarkable work, grow your impact and support the whole "you" over the course of your career.

We believe in paying people fairly, so we've established a compensation model aimed to ensure everyone at Fearless — regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, religion, age, nationality, or negotiation skills — is given equal pay for equal work. Our approach to compensation is intended to ensure our total package serves all of your needs and includes base pay, medical and other benefits, performance rewards, 401k matching, plus a few perks (tech and wellness reimbursement programs)! Our salary ranges are determined based on role, level and location and provide team members salary growth within a salary grade over time. Team members automatically progress within a salary range through annual increases (given to reward service at Fearless) or merit increases (given to reward and individual's demonstrated performance and growth within the position). Fearless team members are also eligible for discretionary bonuses based on company performance.

The salary ranges for this position based on location are listed below. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified as a part of our annual salary range review.

Salary Range

  • AL, FL, GA, TN Residents: $90,015 (min) - $117,019 (mid) - $144,024 (max)
  • NC Residents: $92,799 (min) - $120,639 (mid) - $148,478 (max)
  • DE, MD, PA, TX, VA Residents: $97,439 (min) - $126,671 (mid) - $155,902 (max)
  • DC Residents: $109,503 (min) - $142.354 (mid) - $175,204 (max)
  • CA NY Residents: $113,215 (min) - $147,179 (mid) - $181,143 (max)


  • In-person, hybrid, and remote options are available. Ideal candidate lives within commutable distance of client site.1 day onsite, per quarter, may be required.

Fearless is looking for a Data Engineer to add to our diverse team of 250+ employees (and counting!).

What you'll be doing:

We're looking to change the world by building software with a soul, and we want your help.

The Data Engineer is responsible for architecting, building, and maintaining scalable tooling and infrastructure for managing data in a system. This includes building automated data pipelines, managing data storage, and creating systems to make data available to users. The Data Engineer also supports the team by performing tasks like data analysis, interpretation, extraction, formatting, labeling, cleaning, transformation, reduction, discretization, annotation, loading and processing.

We need your data engineering skills! What other skills will help you succeed at Fearless? Glad you asked! We're excited about candidates who can accomplish the following:

Responsibilities and Contributions

Organizational and Leadership Role

  • Takes initiative for their own growth through personal leadership.

Functional Role

  • Designs and implements internal processes for automating data delivery and optimization.
  • Builds and maintains secure tooling and infrastructure for scalable automated data pipelines and machine learning models that align with business needs.
  • Collaborates with Data Science Engineers and Business Analysts to improve data models that solve problems and support data-driven decision making.
  • Supports regular ad-hoc data and analysis needs to better understand customer behaviors.
  • Implements processes and systems to monitor data quality and volume, ensuring data is accurate and available.
  • Performs data analysis required to troubleshoot data related issues and assist in the resolution of data issues.
  • Evaluates data and machine learning tools for efficacy.

Essential Skills, Experience, or Competencies

Must-Have Skills

  • A minimum of 5 years of directly related experience
  • A minimum of 2 years working directly with Azure infrastructure
  • BS in Computer Science, Data Analytics, Data Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or similar technology-related degree.
  • Experienced creating database solutions, evaluating requirements and preparing design reports.
  • Ability to obtain required security clearance for this project: Public Trust
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail.
  • Experience with Machine Learning and Deep Learning Tools and Software.
  • Experience in statistics, data processing, or data annotation.
  • Understanding of quality assurance with respect to data and models.
  • Proficiency with programming languages including Python, R, SAS, and/or Java.
  • Experience working with at least one data analysis tool like Hadoop, Apache Spark, or cloud-provider equivalents.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills to communicate insights extracted from the data.
  • Ability to understand and respond to customer needs and collaborate as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Ability to operate and manage work, strategically reason, and build relationships and influence others.

Icing-on-the-Cake Skills

  • Experience with Health Level Seven (HL7)
  • Active Public Trust security clearance

So, what's next?

Over the years, we've honed our interview process to help ensure that every employee we hire is the right fit for us and that we're the right fit for them. If we think you're a good fit, we'll get in touch and start scheduling your interviews! Depending on the role's/project's requirements, the interview process may include some differences. At the minimum

  • Introductory Interview: This is where you and your recruiter will build rapport, explore your career and educational background, discuss salary expectations, role requirements, and set expectations for the interview process, specific to the position of interest.
  • Technical Interview (Skills Fit): This is where we get into the nitty gritty of the project. During the Technical Interview, you'll be interviewed by the technical team to dig more into your background and technical capabilities.
  • Business Interview: At this point, you've made it to the final frontier! The Business Interview is when you'll meet with Fearless leadership to dot the i's, cross the t's, and determine whether or not we'll be moving forward with the hiring process.

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