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Data Engineer


Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73120

Req ID: 144217 


Basic Purpose

 We are looking for a self-driven Data Engineer to join our growing team.  This candidate will work closely with the Big Data Team, software developers, and analytics teams to deliver trusted data assets while ensuring optimal data delivery architecture.  The ideal candidate is experienced in designing, building, and optimizing data processes and pipelines.  They must be able to juggle competing demands while maintaining excellent service to their business customers.  If you are someone that is passionate about using data to advance the company, this job is for you.


Major Responsibilities

  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Recommend required infrastructure for optimal ETL of data from a wide variety of data sources including but not limited to Microsoft SQL, Snowflake, Sales Force, SAP Hana, and API based data sources
  • Assist analytical teams that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer behaviors, energy trading, operational efficiencies and other key performance metrics
  • Develop set processes for data mining, data modeling, and data production
  • Design strategies around keeping our data secure, accessible, and reliable

Education and Experience

  • Education:
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Applied Math, or similar field
  • Required Experience:
    • 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role
    • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases (Microsoft SQL required)
    • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.
    • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement
    • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets
    • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management
    • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets
    • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable data stores
    • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
    • Ability to assess new technologies and determine their fit within the existing architecture
  • Preferred Experience:
    • Working knowledge of Snowflake and Hana
    • Working knowledge and some hands-on experience with NiFi/MiNiFi and Kafka
    • Familiarity and willing to learn Tableau
    • Previous experience working in cloud infrastructures such as AWS


  • Skills:
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities effectively
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong project management and organizational skills
    • Strong collaboration skills


  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
    • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision.



Job Function(s): Information Technology 


Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert


The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.

Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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