Data Engineer (Oahu)

Apr 20 2021
Job Description

At HFA, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment and partnership. We are a locally-owned food distributor, in business over 18 years. We specialize in highly perishable foods sourced locally and from the West Coast. We service grocers, clubs and convenience stores throughout the Hawaiian Islands.

We are looking for a savvy Data Engineer to join our growing team of analytics experts!  The ideal candidate is locally based in Hawaii & possesses an interest in data analytics, technology, and problem solving. The candidate should have a creative mindset and positive ‘can do’ attitude.  Must be able to work in Honolulu.



  • Partner with various parts of the organization to build a working knowledge of the organization, business, processes, and its customers.
  • Utilize tools such as SQL, Python, R, Tableau, develop data assets that support organizational decision making via prototyping, data discovery, data munging, etc.
  • Leverage data mining tools & techniques to analyze large amounts of data identifying relationships and patterns within the data.
  • Solve a range of core business and technical questions through data analysis.
  • Collaborate with a high-performing, forward-focused team and Business stakeholders.
  • Enable and influence the timely and successful delivery of business data capabilities and/or technology objectives.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Desired majors include, but are not limited to: Computer Science, Engineering, IT, Management Information Systems, Data Analytics, Applied Mathematics, and Business.
  • Prior Data Analysis and/or Data Engineer competencies.
  • Understanding of current and emerging IT products, services, processes and methodologies.
  • Require working knowledge of database concepts, SQL skills, relational database.
  • Prefer working knowledge of ETL process and familiarity with data integration tools and techniques.


  • Competitive Pay
  • On the Job Training
  • Employer Sponsored Healthcare
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Paid every Friday
  • Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discounts (e.g. Gym membership, Cellular service, Legal Assistance plan)

In case you were wondering, here’s a little bit about HFA: We provide the staples (e.g., baked goods, fresh milk & eggs) and a variety of quality products to our customers throughout Hawaii - the leading clubs, grocers and retailers. Join us if you like growth in a stable company working alongside happy, enthusiastic individuals!