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Data Engineer

  • Location: Phoenix, 85004
  • Salary: $121000 - $128500 / year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 10 days ago

REMOTE opportunity with a FULL suite of benefits

Title: Senior Data Engineer
Location:  Phoenix, AZ
Type: Permanent

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will be project leader and independent contributor on a fast-growing Data Engineering team pursuing a vision of analytics-driven mining. Your expertise in data engineering and software engineering will enable and empower our organization to build and deploy data driven solutions to production. We understand that our data does not reach its full potential until it is analyzed, and insights effectively communicated to the enterprise. You will work in close collaboration with mining operations, subject matter experts, data scientists, and software engineers to develop advanced, highly automated data products. You will be a champion of DataOps, and agile practices; actively participating in project teams to drive value.

  • Agile Project Work: Work as a project leader in cross-functional, geographically distributed agile teams of highly skilled data engineers, software/machine learning engineers, data scientists, DevOps engineers, designers, product managers, technical delivery teams, and others to continuously innovate analytic solutions.
    • Design, develop, and review real-time/bulk data pipelines from a variety of sources (streaming data, APIs, data warehouse, messages, images, video, etc) while also coach jr. team members.
    • Ensure the project team is following established design patterns for data ingest, transformation, and egress
    • Develop documentation of Data Lineage and Data Dictionaries to create a broad awareness of the enterprise data model and its applications
    • Apply best practices within DataOps (Version Control, P.R. Based Development, Schema Change Control, CI/CD, Deployment Automation, Test Automation, Shift left on Security, Loosely Coupled Architectures, Monitoring, Proactive Notifications)
  • Problem Solving/Project Leadership: Provide thought leadership in problem solving to enrich possible solutions by constructively challenging paradigms and actively soliciting other opinions. Actively participate in R&D initiatives
  • Architecture: Utilize modern cloud technologies and employ best practices from DevOps/DataOps to produce enterprise quality production Python and SQL code with minimal errors. Identify and direct the implementation code optimization opportunities during code review sessions and proactively pull in external experts as needed.
  • Self-Development: Flexibly seek out new work or training opportunities to broaden experience. Independently research latest technologies and openly discuss applications within the department.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science, analytical field (Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or related discipline and three (5) years of relevant work experience
    • OR
  • Master’s in engineering, computer science, analytical field (Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or related discipline and one (3) year of relevant work experience
    • OR
  • Ph.D. in engineering, computer science, analytical field (Statistics, Mathematics, etc.) or related discipline and one (1) year of relevant work experience
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • Strong experience in at least three areas:
    • Knowledgeable Practitioner of SQL development with experience designing high quality, production SQL codebases
    • Knowledgeable Practitioner of Python development with experience designing high quality, production Python codebases
    • Knowledgeable Practitioner in data engineering, software engineering, and ML systems architecture
    • Knowledgeable Practitioner of data modeling
    • Experience applying software development best practices in data engineering projects, including Version Control, P.R. Based Development, Schema Change Control, CI/CD, Deployment Automation, Test Driven Development/Test Automation, Shift left on Security, Loosely Coupled Architectures, Monitoring, Proactive Notifications using Python and SQL
    • Data science experience wrangling data, model selection, model training, modeling validation, e.g., Operational Readiness Evaluator and Model Development and Assessment Framework, and deployment at scale

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of Azure Stream Architectures, DBT, Schema Change tools, Data Dictionary tools, Azure Machine Learning Environment, GIS Data
  • Working knowledge of Software Engineering and Object Orient Programming Principles
  • Working knowledge of Distributed Parallel Processing Environments such as Spark or Snowflake
  • Working knowledge of problem solving/root cause analysis on Production workloads
  • Working knowledge of Agile, Scrum, and Kanban
  • Working knowledge of workflow orchestration using tools such as Airflow, Prefect, Dagster, or similar tooling
  • Working knowledge with CI/CD and automation tools like Jenkins or Azure DevOps
  • Experience with containerization tools such as Docker
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English language

Criteria/Conditions:

  • Our client promotes a drug/alcohol-free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as allowed by applicable state laws

 

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

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

MATRIX is and Equal Employment Opportunity employer including disability and veteran and provides reasonable accommodations for all qualified individuals.  Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable. If you are a qualified individual you may request a reasonable accommodation under the American Disability Act (ADA). If you are a person with a disability needing assistance applying, or at any point in the hiring process, please email us at MATRIX_HR@MatrixRes.com. To ensure a quick response to your request, please use the words “Accommodation request” as the subject line of your email.

For hourly W2 contract roles MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options.  Please see MatrixRes.com/Benefits for more information.

For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits would be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.