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Data Engineer - Remote

Posted 20 days ago

Title: Data Engineer - Remote
Type: Contract to hire or Direct Hire Opportunity
Location: Remote

We are looking for a Data Engineer to join our team. You will work closely with a multidisciplinary Agile team to build high quality data pipelines driving analytic solutions. These solutions will generate insights from our connected data, enabling us to advance the data-driven decision-making capabilities of our enterprise. This role requires deep understanding of data architecture, data engineering, data analysis, reporting, and a basic understanding of data science techniques and workflows. The ideal candidate is a skilled data / software engineer with experience creating data products supporting analytic solutions. The ideal candidate is a skilled data / software engineer with experience creating data products supporting analytic solutions. They are an Agile learner, possess strong problem-solving skills, work as part of a technical, cross functional analytics team, and want to Solve complex data problems and deliver the insights to enable analytics strategy

Position Responsibilities/Major Duties

  • Design, develop, optimize, and maintain data architecture and pipelines that adhere to ETL principles and business goals
  • Solve complex data problems to deliver insights that helps our business to achieve their goals
  • Create data products for analytics and data scientist team members to improve their productivity
  • Advise, consult, mentor and coach other data and analytic professionals on data standards and practices
  • Foster a culture of sharing, re-use, design for scale stability, and operational efficiency of data and analytical solutions
  • Lead the evaluation, implementation and deployment of emerging tools and process for analytic data engineering in order to improve our productivity as a team
  • Develop and deliver communication and education plans on analytic data engineering capabilities, standards, and processes
  • Partner with business analysts and solutions architects to develop technical architectures for strategic enterprise projects and initiatives.

Essential Job Functions/Requirements

Technical 

  • Expertise in SQL and data analysis and experience with at least one programming language
  • Experience developing and maintaining data warehouses in big data solutions
  • Experience with developing solutions on cloud computing services and infrastructure in the data and analytics space (preferred)
  • Database development experience using Hadoop or BigQuery and experience with a variety of relational, NoSQL, and cloud database technologies
  • Worked with BI tools such as Tableau, Power BI, Looker, Shiny
  • Conceptual knowledge of data and analytics, such as dimensional modeling, ETL, reporting tools, data governance, data warehousing, structured and unstructured data.
  • Big Data Development experience using Hive, Impala, Spark and familiarity with Kafka
  • Exposure to ML, data science, computer vision, AI, statistics, and/or applied mathematic
  • Passionate about Agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and experimentation
  • Experience working on a collaborative Agile product team

Desired Experience

  • 5 years of experience working in data engineering or architecture role, 7+ preferred
  • Expertise in SQL and data analysis and experience with at least one programming language

Desired Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Computer Science, MIS, or Engineering preferred

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