It turns out… unicorns are real! In fact, FreshBooks just became one after raising our valuation to more than $1 billion. And ever since launching in 2003, we’ve been on a steady incline towards one goal: Building easy-to-use accounting software for small business owners. It’s the goal that’s driven us to expand into five offices, serving customers in over 160 countries. And it’s the goal we’d love for you to be a part of as a member of our global team as we continue our journey.

The Opportunity

FreshBooks is seeking a Manager, Data Engineering to join our team. As part of the Data Team, you will help us build and shape the future of our Data Engineering teams, framework and processes. If you’re committed to great work and are constantly looking for ways to improve the systems you’re responsible for, we’d love to chat with you!

What you’ll do:

  • Build, mentor and lead a team that specializes in data engineering.
  • Help us refine our Data Engineering vision and turn it into reality with help of your team and our colleagues from the larger Data & Analytics team.
  • Maintain high standards of engineering and code quality within the teams by establishing good practices and habits.
  • Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the teams.
  • Contribute to Data Engineering roadmaps and budgeting processes.
  • Collaborate closely with platform, infrastructure and architecture teams to ensure our data engineering systems are well structured for scale, performance and cost.
  • Collaborate with Stakeholders, Data Engineers, Data Product Owners, Data Analysts and Data Scientists in project assessments and high level solution design.
  • Work in a fast-paced agile environment and effectively prioritize activities with multiple teams and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with our team of Agile experts to refine our methodologies.

What you bring:

  • Enthusiasm for data engineering!
  • 5+ years experience in the data industry including 3+ years in a leadership role.
  • Strong understanding of data engineering principles like data warehousing, data integrations, cloud environments, data privacy, security, and compliance.
  • Experience collaborating with operations teams, data analysts, data scientists and technical marketing teams in the creation and maintenance of enterprise-scale data products.
  • Experience working with software development tracking, collaboration and roadmapping software like Jira, Aha, etc.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience writing code in SQL, Python or similar languages.
  • Experience building technical products on GCP, Azure or AWS.
  • The ability to remain highly organized across multiple and concurrent activities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

What you might bring:

  • Experience with industry BI tools like Looker, Tableau, Power BI, etc.
  • Expertise in data governance, security and privacy fields.
  • Subject matter data expertise in the SaaS industry.
  • A limitless imagination for where data could go and what we can do with it to make our customers and our people awesome!

Why Join Us

We’re an ambitious bunch, with our eyes laser-focused on shipping extraordinary experiences to small business owners. You’ll be surrounded by talented team members who share a common vision for what an amazing software company could be, and have the opportunity to help build a world-class one, right here in downtown Toronto.

Apply now

Have we got your attention? Submit your application today and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch with you shortly!

FreshBooks is an equal opportunity employer that embraces the differences in all our employees. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all FreshBookers. All applicants are evaluated based on their experience and qualifications in relation to this position.

Here at FreshBooks, we welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Should you require any accommodations during the recruitment process, please advise your recruiter on how we can meet your needs to ensure a fair and equitable selection process in a confidential manner.