Data Engineer

  • The Simply Good Foods Company
  • Aurora, Colorado
  • May 27, 2021
Full time Other

Job Description

Location: Denver or Los Angeles (Relocation assistance available)


The Data Engineer reports to our Director, Enterprise Data and is responsible for designing, developing, testing, debugging, improving and supporting new and existing applications, reports and interfaces within the Microsoft technology stack. This individual will work closely with our Finance, Marketing, Operations and Sales teams to meet company objectives and improve customer productivity and efficiency. The Data Engineer will support and enhance our D365 ERP system through the creation of reports, interfaces and PowerApps, as well as assist the direct-to-consumer (DTC) business on Shopify through functionality enhancements and modifications as needed by the Ecommerce team.

This individual should possess a problem-solution attitude and exceptional interpersonal + organizational skills to help understand the organization from the perspective of our teams. The Full Stack Applications Developer should thrive working in a multi-developer, multi-project environment with the ability to deliver clean and efficient code, as well as continuous best in class security practices.


  • Support the company's direct-to-consumer website hosted on Shopify and Amazon
  • Build Interfaces between applications, databases and services
  • Work with project managers, business analysts, application support and QA to refine requirements and designs
  • Develop reports based upon team needs in various delivery methods
  • Support and enhance the functionality of the company ERP
  • Document system requirements, designs and training materials, as needed
  • Peer review IT team member work and enforce coding standards
  • Identify opportunities for process improvement through the use of Microsoft Office 365 suite of tools and applications
  • Participate / Lead special projects and assignments, as required
  • Participate in all other miscellaneous SMPL and departmental tasks, as required
  • Attend departmental/cross-functional meetings


  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills to interact with Executives and team leads across the company,
  • Architecture, design and development expertise within the languages stack and Microsoft Azure architecture
  • RESTful service development; Database developments (normalization and warehousing)
  • Thorough understanding of SDLC concepts; Knowledge of the following: Azure Data Lake, or related cloud-based storage, SQL Server Integration Services, Azure Data Factory, TFS, Git, Azure Devops version control and deployment, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Microsoft Entity Framework and Responsive Design Concepts
  • Ability to manage projects simultaneously; Adjust to changing priorities; Drive strategic projects to successful delivery


  • Bachelor's degree and/or minimum 6 years relevant work experience, required
  • Minimum 6 years relevant experience; CPG and in-house experience, strongly preferred
  • Functional understanding of MS SQL Server Database administration
  • Cross functional experience, required
  • Experience coding to Active Directory Authentication
  • Experience supporting and developing Ecommerce platforms (i.e. Amazon and Shopify)
  • ERP experience, a must ; D365 or Dynamics AX, preferred
  • Technical lead experience, preferred

** Work is performed in a fast-paced office environment and may be stressful at times. Work may require sitting for long periods of time; requires manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, calculator, telephone, copier and fax machine and scanner.


Simply Good Foods USA, Inc. is an operating affiliate of The Simply Good Foods Company (Nasdaq: SMPL) ("Simply Good Foods"). Simply Good Foods aims to lead the nutritious snacking movement with trusted brands that offer a variety of convenient, innovative, great-tasting, better-for-you snacks and meal replacements. Our nutritious snacking platform consists of mission-driven brands, including Atkins® and Quest®, that enable consumers to meet their nutritional goals and fuel their healthy lifestyles.

Our approach to nutrition has the potential to change lives and we're looking for great people to join our team who are committed to providing people a more nutritious way to eat. Simply Good Foods is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for our employees.


The health, satisfaction and security of our employees and their families are important to us and an important part of reaching our organization's goals. We offer a total rewards package that includes valuable and competitive compensation and benefit plans. These programs reflect our commitment to attracting and retaining top talent and

keeping our staff healthy and secure. The compensation available for this role includes base salary, and an annual short- term bonus. All incentive plans are subject to management and Board of Directors discretion.

The projected annual base salary range for this role is: $95,000 to $125,000

The annual short-term incentive target for this role is: 5% of your annual base salary

We understand that each employee's situation is unique, and so it is our intent to offer an overall benefits package that can be shaped and molded by each employee to fit his or her family's needs. Our current benefits package, which is available to all full-time employees and their eligible dependents, includes medical, dental and vision insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, savings accounts, life and disability coverage, and other voluntary benefits. We also offer time off benefits including vacation time, flexible vacation for exempt positions, sick leave, and parental leave. Please note, however, that Simply Good Foods Company, in its sole discretion, may modify the above benefits package.