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Data Engineer

| Chicago

About Us:

Label Insight is a data company with an ever growing pool of data. Label Insight is working hard to bring true product transparency to the market by adding depth and breadth to our data offerings and products. This provides a unique set of interesting data challenges that cross areas such as data analytics, data mining, data science and data engineering.

About the role:

A Data Engineer will help craft the future of Label Insight’s data processing pipeline by helping evangelize modern DataOps Principles. Label Insight’s Data Engineers evangelize the DataOps movement, providing the glue between Product, Engineering and Data Science.

In this role, you will be responsible for helping build alignment between all technical teams within Label Insight. You will help implement an overall data strategy which crosses engineering, data science, data management and data governance. Also, you will help streamline the delivery of products and data to our customers.

As a member of the Data Engineering team, you will help evangelize a data driven culture at Label Insight. You will help solve organization data problems, both big and small.


  • Liberate, mine and augment our enormous amount of data into functional, actionable products and services that cut across many organizational teams

  • Collaborate closely in an equal partnership with business and engineering teams

  • Significantly impact a thriving, innovative business

  • Work in cross-functional partnerships involving business and technology stakeholders, striving to delivering measurable results

  • Collaborate with Data Science, Product, and Engineering stakeholders to define and implement data powered products, and deploy and maintain them in production

  • Seeking out ways to automate and accelerate development of data driven products

  • Exemplify software engineering best practices and proactively identify technical debt and other issues to harden our products (DataOps)


  • Good understanding of the latest data stores (eg. Graph, Temporal, Key Value, Document, Columnar, RDS, Blob) with practical experience with more than one

  • Experience with using the latest cloud offerings for data science, storage, query and transfer (Amazon Web Services and Google Cloud Platform)

  • Experience in working with modern application and data programming languages (Java, Kotlin, Node, Javascript, Python, R, Bash, etc)

  • Good experience with applying the latest data processing techniques Mapreduce, Streaming (Apache Beam, Kinesis, Spark, Kafka)

Our Values:

  • Transparency: We share information freely and concisely as a team

  • Collaboration: We respect diversity and work toward the solution together

  • Iteration and Innovation: We speak up early, are honest about our limits, and leverage failure as an asset

  • Intellectual Honesty and Humility: We encourage open debate and favor the best ideas

  • Accountability: We own the successes and failures of our team

  • Quality Driven: We hold our work to the highest standards and embrace problems as opportunities

Our Perks:

  • Flexible paid vacation

  • Flexible work hours

  • Kitchen stocked with snacks, drinks, a kegerator and more!

  • Casual, dog-friendly, open-layout workspace

  • Company subsidized Health Insurance, and 401(k) and commuter benefits

  • Competitive salary and stock options

  • Catered team lunches every other week

  • Regular team events and happy hours

  • Maternity/Paternity Leave


Does this sound like you?  We'd love to talk to you!

 Label Insight is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases


Whether you're driving or prefer public transportation, our West Loop location is easy to find!

An Insider's view of Label Insight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

It is amazing to me that transparency is at the center of our product AND our values. I think it is really unique to be at a company that is so open and honest with all of its employees. I feel lucky every day to work for Label Insight where I am surrounded by smart people solving real problems for consumers.

Jessica Brody

Product Manager

What are Label Insight Perks + Benefits

Label Insight Benefits Overview

Our Benefits & Perks:
Company subsidized health insurance
401(k) and commuter benefits
Flexible paid vacation
Flexible work hours
Maternity/Paternity Leave
Competitive salary and stock options
Kitchen stocked with snacks, drinks, a kegerator and more!
Casual, dog-friendly office
Open-layout work-space
Catered team lunches every other week
Regular team events and happy hours

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Foosball, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend
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