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Data Engineer - Remote

  • Location: Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, 50392
  • Salary: 53.33
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

Long term contract Opportunity!

Position:  Data Engineer
Location: Des Moines, IA 50392
Term: 8 Months Contract

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • 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
  • Conduct data engineering and analysis tasks to meet business requirements and maximize effectiveness
  • May be required to provide on-call support

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 4 to 6 years related work experience or a Master's in a related field
  • Bachelor's degree plus
  • Proven experience as an IT professional Knowledge of financial services products and processes preferred
  • 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
  • Basic leadership skills preferred
  • Excellent time management skills preferred
  • 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

If this sounds like the perfect fit,Apply Today!

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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