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Empower decision making with data.

Find out what Data Engineering at Resource Data is like.

Professional Journey

Empower decision making through insights using complex data.

Our data engineers combine their backgrounds in software development with their passion for data. Their work enables clients to make decisions based on insights from data.

Our Data Engineers possess the ability to visualize and structure data, identify meaningful patterns, and discover insights to empower decision making. All this while presenting information in cohesive and compelling formats.

At Resource Data, I’ve honed my data engineering skills across various clients and technologies, including cloud data warehousing. I value the company’s collaborative culture fosters continuous learning and a supportive environment for inquiry.

Rick Busch
Sr. Project Manager / Lead Data Engineer, Portland

Skills

Technically adept with a passion for problem solving.

A data engineer at Resource Data has proficiency in multiple programming languages as well as experience with relational and non-relational databases, database design patterns, ETL (extract, transform, and load) processes, and big data tools.

Our Data Engineers are a vital part of project teams using expertise in data engineering, as well as working in different industries and client environments. You’ll fit right in if

  • You possess strong analytical skills
  • You are familiar with both traditional and cloud-based database platforms
  • You’re adept at learning new technologies and tools
  • You continuously adapt to changes
  • You’re great at creating structure from multiple sources of disparate information
  • You’re a skilled problem solver
  • You can effectively communicate complex concepts
  • You’re an agile thinker and worker

Challenges

Navigate complexities to reap the rewards.

A career as a Data Engineer at Resource Data isn’t without challenges, but that’s what keeps day-to-day work interesting. Balancing time between multiple projects and competing priorities are keys to success, as well as staying up-to-date with the latest tools and technologies.

Your tasks will vary, from providing accurate estimates for future projects to collaborating directly with clients to understand their unique business requirements. By leveraging your expertise in data engineering, you’ll design and develop efficient systems that align with industry best practices.

You’ll face technical hurdles along the way, such as maintaining data quality and consistency across multiple sources and systems. Additionally, you’ll be responsible for optimizing complex data pipelines, ensuring scalability and reliability while considering the needs of various stakeholders.

As a problem solver, you’ll excel in this role by effectively communicating complex concepts and designs. Your nimble thinking and flexible approach will enable you to adapt to ever-evolving challenges and deliver exceptional results.

Meet some of our developers

Great people. Great to work with.

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    Nicholas McNew

    Technical Lead

    Nick has lived in the Boise area for most of his life. In his free time, he enjoys building keyboards...

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    Nicholas McNew

    Technical Lead Boise, ID

    Nick has lived in the Boise area for most of his life. In his free time, he enjoys building keyboards and model kits, learning different programming languages and frameworks, and complaining about the limited food options in Boise (even though he admits they’re getting better.) He also helps administrate the local Super Smash Bros community. He likes the laid-back vibe at our Boise branch where he joined up as a technical lead in 2023.

    A few of Nick’s favorite things

    • Food Biscuits and gravy
    • Video game Guilty Gear Xrd Rev2
    • Board game Roll for the Galaxy
    • Movie Everything Everywhere All at Once
    • Book Mushoku Tensei Jobless Reincarnation by Rifujin na Magonote
    • Local restaurant Americana Pizza
    • Sports team Seattle Seahawks
    • Vacation destination Portland
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    Ally Placko

    Sr. Programmer

    Ally is happiest when she’s doing something new and different, which is why she loves the wide range of projects...

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    Ally Placko

    Sr. Programmer Anchorage, AK

    Ally is happiest when she’s doing something new and different, which is why she loves the wide range of projects she gets to work on at Resource Data. An adventurer at heart, she loves to travel (ask her about her solo trip to India) and takes full advantage of the wilderness accessible within 30 minutes of her front door in Anchorage.

    A few of Ally’s favorite things

    • Food Sushi
    • Music Alternative rock and electronic/world beats
    • Book The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz
    • Local restaurant Ray’s Place, Bear Tooth, Miso Sushi, Moose’s Tooth
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    Mark Underwood

    Programmer

    Mark is a gamer, explorer, and musician. Games like Minecraft and Skyrim fill him with wonder and curiosity, while difficult...

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    Mark Underwood

    Programmer Anchorage, AK

    Mark is a gamer, explorer, and musician. Games like Minecraft and Skyrim fill him with wonder and curiosity, while difficult games like Dark Souls have taught him about the thrill of hard-fought victory. He has traveled near and far, by plane, boat, and bicycle – his favorite destination being Ireland. And while he says he hasn’t mastered any particular instrument, he enjoys playing a small variety of them, including the drums, the tin whistle, and his own voice, which is the one he plays with the most skill.
    What Mark likes best about Resource Data is its dedication to employees. He’s enjoyed seeing interns he’s mentored become long-term employees and appreciates the programmers, project managers, and admins that have helped him along his programming journey. It also doesn’t hurt that free food has a way of mysteriously arriving – and disappearing – from the kitchens in the building!

    A few of Mark’s favorite things

    • Food Mac and cheese, the kind with real cheese and bacon
    • Music Heavy/Power metal
    • Video game Minecraft
    • Board game Cranium
    • Movie The Princess Bride
    • Book The Way of Kings
    • Local restaurant Hearth
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    James Couch

    Sr. Programmer

    James firmly believes that cats are the best pets. Aside from that, he is an avid gamer in all realms,...

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    James Couch

    Sr. Programmer Houston, TX

    James firmly believes that cats are the best pets. Aside from that, he is an avid gamer in all realms, from board games to video games to RPGs. He even creates his own 2D RPGs using Microsoft’s Unity framework in his free time (when he’s not playing other games or expanding his creative skillset in Skill Share.) As a senior programmer/analyst in our Houston branch, he loves the work-life balance, helpful coworkers, variety of project work, and flexibility to live the remote-worker life.

    A few of James’ favorite things

    • Food Meat Lovers pizza, cookies and cream ice cream, Twix, barbeque, Korean food
    • Video game Final Fantasy XIV, World of Warcraft, Path of Exile, Octopath Traveler, Neverwinter Nights, Baldur’s Gate, Icewind Dale, Final Fantasy X, Final Fantasy X-2
    • Board game HeroQuest, Gloomhaven, Mice and Mystics, Smallworld, D&D 5e, Pathfinder 2e, Quest TTRPG
    • Book The Forgotten Realms books, before the magic system was redone
    • Sports team Pittsburgh Steelers
    • Vacation destination Colorado, Japan, South Korea, Heart Ranch in South Dakota, Yellow Stone Park, Renaissance Festival, BlizzCon

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Are you a GIS analyst interested in traditional programming? Or a programmer who’d like to try your hand at project management? No matter your field, there’s room to try something new.

Grow

Broaden your skills and expertise while working for clients in a wide range of industries and with an even broader scope of technologies.

Advance

Don’t hang around waiting for someone to leave before you can advance. We recognize talent and when you’re ready, we promote you.

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We think we're swell. But don't just take our word for it.

Trevor Evans
Trevor Evans Technical Lead I’ve never worked with a more talented and overall friendly group of people. Having a good work-life balance is encouraged, and most of the time things are pretty relaxed and relatively stress-free.
Oleg Mironov
Oleg Mironov Programmer I like Resource Data because it cares about its employees. The company culture is important to me and I’m glad that Resource Data values and provides work-life balance, good benefits, and fair treatment. I feel I am part of a community here and have opportunities for personal and professional growth.
Cory Smith
Cory Smith Technical Lead I feel fulfilled by my work at Resource Data. It is rewarding to be able to solve clients’ problems and challenges, and to feel like we are providing them with good value. I also appreciate how Resource Data values and respects its employees. We are given the autonomy to do our jobs effectively, but the company is there to support us when needed. The emphasis on a healthy work-life balance is also very important to me.

Our work

Making a difference.
One project at a time.

Applying GIS to solve a 200 year mystery
5 Minutes Read | Case Study

Applying GIS to solve a 200 year mystery

The treasure hunters of the History Channel’s Curse of Oak Island may be closer than ever to solving the islands mysteries with the help of GIS analysis and mapping. As...

Improving Safety in One of the Worlds Toughest Work Environments
5 Minutes Read | Case Study

Improving Safety in One of the Worlds Toughest Work Environments

One of the world’s largest Oil and Gas companies realized a 65% reduction in pipe handling drops and 70% reduction in higher severity drops after implementing a mobile application for...

Automating Global Tracking of Shipping Containers
4 Minutes Read | Case Study

Automating Global Tracking of Shipping Containers

Dunavant, a global logistics and supply chain management company, transports over 10,000 shipping containers per month. Its employees were manually collecting information from 22 terminal websites once per hour. This...

Industry’s First Scraper Pig Geolocator Tool Enhances Pipeline Operation
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Industry’s First Scraper Pig Geolocator Tool Enhances Pipeline Operation

Resource Data created an industry-leading visualization tool to accurately identify temperature loss locations along the pipeline. It allows engineers to effectively manage oil flow and operations through data-driven decision making.

FishGen: Revolutionizing Fisheries Research in the Western US
6 Minutes Read | Case Study

FishGen: Revolutionizing Fisheries Research in the Western US

In the fast-paced world of fisheries management, having timely access to accurate genetic data is crucial—but sharing this data across laboratories was a costly and complex challenge. Then came FishGen....

Mainframe, Meet Web: Modernizing the Alaska DMV
5 Minutes Read | Case Study

Mainframe, Meet Web: Modernizing the Alaska DMV

Alaska's DMV faced a daunting challenge—an outdated mainframe application that hindered compliance with Federally mandated RealID and boat titling changes. Resource Data built a modernized web application, enhancing UX and...

Applying GIS to solve a 200 year mystery
Improving Safety in One of the Worlds Toughest Work Environments
Automating Global Tracking of Shipping Containers
Industry’s First Scraper Pig Geolocator Tool Enhances Pipeline Operation
FishGen: Revolutionizing Fisheries Research in the Western US
Mainframe, Meet Web: Modernizing the Alaska DMV