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October 22, 2020

Manager, Data Engineering

RealMassive | Careers

About the Role

We’re looking for an experienced functional manager with a strong data engineering background to lead a team of highly skilled data engineers. Data Engineering at RealMassive is responsible for data assessment, data ingestion, data quality, transformation and integration of datasets into a highly scalable big data platform.

As the data engineering manager, you will lead our data engineering team and help build world-class data solutions for our customers. You will possess a passion for data and help grow and develop a highly focused and diverse team, and lead data strategies to build scalable, high performance and accessible data ecosystem. If you are passionate about data strategy, governance, planning, flawless execution, and building a high-performing team then come and grow with us!

This role reports directly to the VP of Engineering and is located in Austin, TX.


●Develop and implement the data strategy for all aspects of Data Engineering
●Manage a team of 4-6 data engineers building pipeline, automation, and tooling around data infrastructure
●Keep current on technology: data engineering, data science, big data concepts and data architecture
●Work closely with partners across the company, and enhance this culture in your team
●Provide technical leadership to implement pipelines that support data ingestion, transformation, aggregation, data delivery, machine learning, data science, and data quality
●Work alongside with product management to develop technical solutions to solve business problems.
●Hiring the best talent that help execute the data engineering strategy
●Challenge the status quo of how things have been done in the past for continuous improvement.
●Mentor and help engineers in your team to plan and execute their career paths
●Create an innovation culture on the team where ideas are generated, qualified and executed
●Attention to detail to deliver quality products on tight timelines, motivate team to find solutions that are out of the box
●Ability to comprehend and understand complex data structure as a whole, and communicate relevant aspects of the data architecture to non-technical stakeholders

Required Qualifications

●10+ years of product development and/or data engineering experience that are particularly data focused
●Solid understanding of database architecture or concepts
●Strong understanding of Bigdata and data pipeline services
●Proven expertise in both batch and real-time data processing and tools
●Experience with building and architecting cloud services such as Amazon Web Services, Redshift, S3, AWS Glue, and Athena
●Experienced in SQL, data modeling and ETL processes
●Experienced in building data pipelines
●Have experience integrating multiple data sources into a common set of data assets or common data models
●Deep technical understanding of the cloud technologies you will be managing, especially AWS and RDS databases.
●An exceptional mentor and leader with a passion for continuous improvement
●Excellent presentation and communication skills
●An exceptional leader with a passion for innovation and continuous improvement
●A graduate degree in Computer Science or similar discipline

Preferred Qualifications

●Technical knowledge of other data technologies (Postgres, Kafka, DynamoDB, MongoDB) is strongly preferred
●Proficiency in at least one high-level programming language such as Python
●Exposure and experience building RESTful APIs and microservices
●Experience with Tableau, Machine Learning
●Solid understanding of Commercial Real Estate data is a huge plus
●You’ll fit in well here if you embody these characteristics:
●Driven to always keep learning
●Work well in a collaborative team environment
●Willing to voice a dissenting opinion when you believe there is a better way
●Believe kindness is just as important as correctness


●Market-competitive compensation
●Best-in-class benefits: medical, dental, and vision
●Company sponsored long-term disability
●Unlimited vacation
●Maternity and paternity leave
●Flexible working options
●Suite of optional benefits include HSA, FSA, and short-term disability

Why Join Us

At RealMassive, our strength is our knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people. We are commercial real estate’s only real-time, big data solution and property marketplace dedicated to providing innovative technology solutions to modernize a $15 Trillion industry. Our products are designed to break down the barriers that have traditionally isolated data and insights from those who benefit the most from an open data environment. We strive to make the lives of our customers easier through information and access, which in turn helps local communities around the country grow and thrive.

Whether you work in engineering, data science, product, sales or operations, at RealMassive, we are all focused on the same mission and vision – to be the world’s source of commercial real estate data and insights. We are focused, dedicated and committed to improving the lives of our customers by staying experimental, agile and innovative.

Our culture is built on inclusion, integrity and ideation. We value the voices, thoughts and passions of every employee and believe that success is collaborative, not individual. When you join RealMassive, you’ll instantly help our customers make better decisions, create opportunities, move faster and improve the commercial real estate transaction experience.

About RealMassive

RealMassive, commercial real estate’s real-time data provider and marketplace, is the industry’s source for searching, finding and evaluating commercial property and markets around the country. The marketplace makes it easy for business owners, entrepreneurs, brokers, developers and investors to find the perfect property to start and grow their business in small rural communities or major metropolitan areas.

With innovative data solutions, RealMassive is the industry’s largest data source of commercial property data that is updated and verified weekly. The data collected, standardized and enriched by RealMassive provides our customers with faster, more effective information to make decisions relating to leasing, acquiring and dispositioning commercial properties.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

How to Apply

If you feel you are a fit and want to jump on this ship, we welcome you to apply.
Please send your resume and cover letter (optional) to and we’ll get back with you!