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Data Engineer - Remote

Posted about 1 month ago

Terrific Contract Opportunity!

Position:  Data Engineer
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392 or Remote
Term: 12 Months Contract to hire


Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
 

  • Conduct data engineering and analysis tasks to meet business requirements and maximize effectiveness
  • Develop understanding of technical aspects of data management functions including creating, loading, transforming, cleansing, processing, analyzing, and visualizing data
  • Works directly or in support of data science/analytics to design, develop, test and integrate data from various sources into large-scale processing systems and databases to use in providing insights that solve business needs
  • Growing expertise in at least one large area of the code base/solution with a high-level understanding of other components
  • Work in our Customer Content Management team who has a passion for transforming large scale data into a platform for business users and ultimately, customers
  • Work with teammates to build technical solutions that are reusable, scalable, fast, and maintainable through large datasets, both clean and un-clean
  • May be required to provide on-call support
  • Expanding and optimizing data and data pipeline architecture Assist to design, implement and maintain investment product datasets in alignment with data and analytics vision and strategy
  • Support critical, ongoing operations while also driving new strategic solutions
  • Development and deployment of robust and scalable data platforms for sophisticated data processing and downstream consumption

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
 

  • 4 to 6 years related work experience or a Master's in a related field
  • 4+ years of experience with functional or object-oriented programming Database design (examples include: SQL, no-SQL, Postgres, JSON, file, data tagging, etc.) 
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Must have Engineering mindset 
  • Must have Informatica & Python
  • Ability to work directly with data and datastores through programming language such as SQL, Python, Java, etc. 
  • Experience with a variety of data modeling techniques and data structures
  • Ability to optimize data for analytics and data science
  • Experience building/operating systems for data extraction, ingestion and processing of large data sets
  • Knowledge and direct experience using business intelligence reporting tools
  • Experience building data products incrementally and integrating and managing datasets from multiple sources
  • Basic planning, organizational, problem-solving, analytical, decision-making and communication skills required
  • Ability to collaborate with others required
  • Must be able to effectively communicate strategies and designs to all levels of the company
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality
  • Operational and Enterprise data, data lakes, reporting data marts or services
  • Experience working in a DevOps environment Cloud platforms (we use AWS)



Preferred Skills:
 

  • Basic leadership skills preferred
  • Proven experience as an IT professional Knowledge of financial services products and processes preferred
  • Eagerness to learn new technologies
  • Self-Starter- minimal hands on guidance required
  • Experience working with Global Teams- Team Player
  • Problem Solver
  • AWS Serverless Experience
  • AWS Infrastructure as Code experience
  • CI/CD Experience 
  • Excellent time management skills preferred



Nice to have:
 

  • Leadership qualities
  • Presentation skills
  • Experience with Investment/Financial Services Data
  • .Net experience


If this sounds like the perfect fit,Apply Today!