Intelligence Data Engineer

Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


The Data Engineer is a member of the Intelligence team. The engineer will create ETL processes, develop data pipelines, conduct data analysis, create data visualizations, and help develop performance metrics in support of the customer. This work will be done as part of a team creating and supporting ViaPath's enterprise data lake from a large variety of data sources.


This remote/virtual position can be performed from anywhere in the continental US.


  • Develop and build data infrastructure for our customers to support data analytic needs.
  • Partner with internal business stakeholders to engineer batch and real-time streaming data pipelines
  • Partner with DBA and other developers to harness application data and design database structures to obtain best results from the data
  • Leverage experience in computer science to develop and actively implement best practices for data gath-ering, auditing, and analysis
  • Support efforts to strengthen current tools and identify, pilot, and implement best in class tools where needed
  • Architect and maintain the Data IQ database storage structure to include the creation of stored procedures to gather and organize data from disparate data sources
  • Develop, implement and maintain Python algorithm for user creation to combine and leverage 3rd party API’s
  • Develop and maintain Python Flask user interface to facilitate forensic data scrubbing and uploads
  • Research, develop and maintain a solution related to artificial intelligence object detection through open-source tools
  • Document your work, system architecture and processes in JIRA, Confluence, and other documentation tools.
  • Respond to user requests and document work done on service tickets in ticketing system
  • Support proper data governance processes and policies; implement and/or validate data lineage, quality checks, classification, etc.
  • Provide end user support to include training, password resets, etc. as necessary.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative discipline: computer science, statistics, informatics, engineering or data analytics or comparable experience in lieu of degree
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience as an Intelligence Analyst, Data Engineer, BI Engineer, or Data Warehouse Engineer
  • Strong experience with SQL/relational databases
  • Background in at least one programming language (e.g., Python, Java, Scala, PHP, JavaScript)
  • Experience with either data workflows/modeling, front-end engineering, or backend engineering
  • Practical experience for investigations
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence concepts
  • Solid knowledge of distributed computing
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail


ViaPath, an innovation leader in correctional technology, education solutions that assist in rehabilitating in-mates, and payment services solutions for government. ViaPath leads the fields of correctional technology, ed-ucation, and government payment services with visionary solutions and customized products that integrate seamlessly to deliver security, financial value, and operational efficiencies while aiding inmate rehabilitation and reducing recidivism rates.


ViaPath is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an appli-cant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, pregnancy or preg-nancy-related condition, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sex-ual orientation, marital status, or any other characteristic or category protected by federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for em-ployment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.


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