ETL Developer



The Atlas Corp. and Seaspan teams are goal-driven and share a high-performance culture, focusing on building services offerings to become a leading asset manager. Seaspan provides many of the world's major shipping lines with alternatives to vessel ownership by offering long-term leases on large, modern containerships combined with industry leading ship management serves. Seaspan's fleet has evolved over time to meet the varying needs of our customer base. We own vessels in a wide range of sizes, from 2,500 TEU to 14,000 TEU vessels. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Atlas Corp, Seaspan delivers on the company's core strategy as a leading asset management and core infrastructure company.

Position Description:

Reporting to the Team Lead, Data and Analytics, the ETL Developer is responsible for the design, development, and administration/support of existing and new Extract Load Transform/Extract Transform Load (ELT/ETL) integrations while following business, architectural, and service requirements. This position will have a strong understanding of Data Warehouse and Database related concepts with the ability to read and write complex SQL queries as required


Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop ETL integrations using Talend or via programming languages (Java, T-SQL, and Python) as required.
  • Develop and troubleshoot batch scripts on Windows
  • Maintain and troubleshoot APIs 
  • Monitor and support existing data pipelines to ensure data loads are functioning without errors.
  • Investigate data to identify potential issues within ETL pipelines and provide solutions.
  • Ensure that the data architecture is scalable and maintainable.
  • Understand the structure and design of our Data Warehouse and design integrations to match.
  • Provide support as needed for database related issues, including troubleshooting and maintenance.
  • Proactively look for opportunities to enhance existing processes by conforming them to the enterprise architecture.
  • Prepare documentation related to data integrations and pipelines, including database jobs used for ETL.


  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in an IT environment in an enterprise-level ETL Developer role.
  • College Diploma in Computer Science or IT and/or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of at least one enterprise ETL tool (IBM Data Stage Informatica, Talend, etc.). Knowledge of Talend is preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years of SQL knowledge (script writing, query performance tuning, index maintenance, basic DB administration etc.) as well as an understanding of database structure.
  • Proven writing skills with the ability to organize and present information in various forms such as textual, graphical, and statistical.
  • Data Lake knowledge is a plus

Atlas Corp. and Seaspan Corporation are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

We thank all applicants in advance. If your application is shortlisted to be included in the interview process, one of our team will be in contact with you.


This video was taken on board our 4250 TEU vessel, Seaspan Santos, during a six-day passage in September 2013.


When you join the Seaspan family, you become a part of a company with one of the newest and most advanced fleets in the industry. Our modern vessels are maintained to the highest standards and offer excellent living conditions for our seafarers.