Matillion is data transformation for cloud data warehouses. We are a company with all 5-star customer product reviews on AWS Marketplace and all 5-star employee reviews on Glassdoor. Matillion is dual-headquartered in Manchester, UK and Denver, Colorado and we are expanding the teams across all functions globally.
As a company we are confident without arrogance, customer obsessed and care about our people and communities. With rapid growth for 2020, we are looking for people to join Matillion who share our integrity, drive, and passion.
We are looking for a Technical Researcher in Altrincham to join #TeamGreen
Key Areas of Responsibility
Understand the problems in the marketplace Matillion customers may be experiencing
With input from the R&D Lead determine which potential new features require R&D work and prioritise against Matillion’s business strategy
Write specifications for R&D Projects to determine the scope and what success looks like, as well as the resources required
Run Non-Developmental R&D Projects that do not require prototyping as a 1-person project within the R&D team
Manage a small group of engineers to run Developmental R&D Projects developing prototypes and other experimental code.
Run daily standup meetings for Developmental R&D Projects to ensure the project stays on track
Make decisions on R&D Scope throughout R&D projects to ensure the outcome is reached
Report progress and blockers to the R&D lead
Report progress to the R&D lead during projects
Prepare presentations for each R&D project detailing outcomes, lessons learned and recommendations.
Put forward the various options as to the viability of new features which can be tested/validated by internal/external stakeholders
Understand how new features may positively impact Matillion’s ARR
Ensure that lessons learned from R&D projects that are not taken forward are understood right across product and engineering.
Live the Matillion values; reflects Matillion’s values through demonstrating positive behaviours.
Essential skills and knowledge
Ability to understand complex concepts related to Data and Software development.
Familiar with ETL concepts.
Familiar with at least one cloud data warehouse.
Familiar with modern cloud technologies, at least one of AWS, GCP or Azure.
Good knowledge of databases and SQL Syntax.
Some knowledge of Python to aid with prototyping.
Desirable skills and knowledge
A degree in a computing or IT related subject.
A working knowledge of Jira (or similar Issue Tracking software)
Familiar with multiple modern cloud technologies.
Familiar with multiple cloud data warehouses.
Familiar with at least one Matillion ETL product
Personal Capabilities Required
Diligent - Giving constant attention to all projects without losing track or forgetting any of them
Time Management - You will often be running multiple R&D projects in parallel with different teams of engineers
Inquisitive - When a new feature is mentioned you will need to determine what it is, how it could be useful to our customers and learn the intricate details.
Self-motivated - Faced with competing priorities and a backlog of work created by others you’ll be motivated to keep on top of it all
Team Leading - Many R&D projects will require working with engineers who will be looking for guidance and help to keep the project moving
Find out more about Matillion
Our purpose-built data transformation products for Amazon Redshift, Google BigQuery, and Snowflake are trusted by over 500+ businesses all over the world, including GE, Siemens, Converse and Citrix, making us an industry leader. Businesses are generating more data than ever before, across a variety of source systems. They need new and more efficient ways of consolidating and transforming your data sources in order to make better, more informed decisions and in turn, gain competitive advantage. Matillion helps businesses of all sizes handle the variety, volume, and velocity of their data, by transforming data across various sources into cloud data warehouses.
When we hire at Matillion, we hire people not roles. We are interested in growing our team whilst protecting our culture, with dedicated and passionate individuals who share our values. The Matillion values are the same across all roles, functions, and geographies.
1. We are Confident without Arrogance: We take pride in what we do but we stay humble.
2. We work with Integrity: We have a strong moral compass; we are transparent, and we hold ourselves accountable.
3. We are Customer Obsessed: We will always go above and beyond, to listen to, acknowledge and value our customers.
4. We Innovate and Demand Quality: We believe no product, process or individual is finished.
5. We have a Bias for Action: We get things done...in a considered way
6. We Care about our People and our Communities: We treat people how we would like to be treated
We are keen to hear from prospective employees, so please apply and a member of our People Operations team will be in touch!