Data Engineer

HomeStarsToronto, ON17 days ago


HomeStars is Canada’s leading platform connecting homeowners with qualified service professionals. Every month over half a million homeowners visit HomeStars to research and select the best-rated home service professionals nearby. Visit us at to learn more!

At HomeStars, we embrace and celebrate uniqueness within our work community. We believe our greatest ideas come from a diverse mix of mindsets, backgrounds, and experiences. We’re committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment where all of our employees feel welcome, comfortable, and have the opportunity to thrive.

The Opportunity:

As a Data Engineer, you will help us tame our multiple sources of raw data and present it in ways that assist us in making accurate decisions for our customers and our business, while living by our Engineering Values, such as:

  • Seek to Understand and Be Understood
  • Make User-Driven, Data-Informed Decisions
  • Think Big, Ship Small, to Maximize Learning
  • Champion Belonging and Wellness for Everyone
  • Take Responsibility to Build Sustainably
  • Commit to Continuous Learning

Our Stack:

  • Python, R
  • Informatica
  • Tableau
  • Mysql, Postgres, Snowflake
  • Google Analytics, Mixpanel


  • 3+ years of experience working in data architecture or data modeling
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, able to effectively collaborate with technical and business partners
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate between big-picture and implementation details
  • A strong background with relational and NoSQL data stores
  • Data Warehouse experience with schema design and creating ETL pipelines
  • Proficiency with a programming language, Python is a bonus
  • Experience building and maintaining comprehensive documentation inclusive of data model diagrams and data dictionaries
  • Experience with involvement in technical architecture discussions to ensure that data is captured to deliver actionable insights
  • An interest in uncovering patterns and trends in data that can inform how we build products

Nice to have:

  • Experience in creating dashboards in Tableau or an equivalent application
  • Knowledge of relational database performance tuning
  • Data cleaning and validation experience


  • Currently offering remote work until further notice. Office equipment supplied!
  • Excellent Benefits Package. We want a healthy and productive team
  • Company-wide social events and team building activities
  • December Break. The office is closed the week before New Year’s
  • Personal Growth. We seek to provide employees with constructive feedback to foster their career growth
  • We are growing fast. HomeStars is part of the ANGI Homeservices Inc. family which is public and includes top home service brands like Home Advisor and Angie’s List
  • Beautiful brick & beam office in the heart of the entertainment district in Toronto
  • Rec room with lounge, ping pong, darts and foosball

HomeStars has recently been recognized as:

  • Best Workplaces Managed by Women, Canada 2020
  • Best Workplaces in Technology, Canada 2020
  • Best Workplaces for Today’s Youth, Canada 2020

*We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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