HelioCampus is an analytics platform-as-a-service company serving higher education institutions throughout the US.  We combine a powerful analytics platform with ongoing analysis and data science services from education experts, increasing visibility into the connections between admissions, enrollment, student success and institutional financial data.

We are seeking a Data Engineer to work on a combination of new projects and initiatives while also working to improve HelioCampus' existing solutions (using cloud technologies). You will be an integral part of a fast-growing team of ETL and BI developers and analysts dedicated to the success of higher education.

Specific responsibilities are as follows:

  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL, python and AWS technologies.
  • Build large, complex data ses that meet functional/non-functional requirements.
  • Understand data warehouse concepts and structures.
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.
  • Troubleshoot production data infrastructure job failures.
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Analyst, and BI engineering teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:  Desire to join a small, growing company where the sky is the limit on opportunity; experience as a self-starter who enjoys pursuing challenges and seeking solutions with minimal supervision.  


  • Experience with SQL, AWS technologies, python or any scripting language.
  • Ability to multi-task, ability to troubleshoot problems in real-time and diagnose the root cause.
  • Experience with data mapping, and the ability to design and develop ETL solutions.
  • Knowledge with translation of requirements into data model specifications.
  • Knowledge with Higher Ed and Student Information Systems is preferred; specifically the architecture and the student data modules.


  • Competitive salary, based on experience and bonus program
  • Comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • 5+ weeks of paid time off including holidays and vacation

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to careers@heliocampus.com with the Data Engineer job title in the subject.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.