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Data Engineer

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As a Data Engineer, you will work cross-functionally with data scientists, data analysts, product managers, and stakeholders to understand business needs and develop, maintain and optimize the data sets, data models and large-scale data pipelines primarily in the Azure Databricks Spark cloud stack used for data science models and visualizations. You will partner with teams to drive best practices and set standards for data engineering patterns and optimization. You are a key influencer in data engineering strategy.

This is a unique, high visibility opportunity for someone who wants to have business impact, dive deep into large scale data pipeline and work closely with cross functional team. This position would be fully remote, and report directly to the Director of Data Science. You’ll enjoy the flexibility to telecommute from anywhere within United States as you take on some tough challenges.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop ETL/ELT solutions on Azure Databricks, Delta Lake and Spark to support Digital MBOs
  • Develop, implement, and deploy large scale data pipelines empowering machine learning algorithms, insights generation, business intelligence dashboards, reporting and new data products
  • Partner to create and maintain the technical architecture of the Enterprise Delta Lake to consolidate data from many systems into a single source for machine learning and reporting analytics
  • Design, build, optimize, and manage modern large-scale data pipelines ETL/ELT processing to support data integration for analytics, machine learning features and predictive modelling
  • Consume data from a variety of sources (RDBMS, APIs, FTPs and other cloud storage) & formats (Excel, CSV, XML, JSON, Parquet, Unstructured)
  • Write advanced / complex SQL with performance tuning and optimization
  • Identify ways to improve data reliability, data integrity, system efficiency and quality
  • Participate in architectural evolution of data engineering patterns, frameworks, systems, and platforms including defining best practices and standards for managing data collections and integration
  • Work with data scientists to deploy machine learning models to real-time analytics systems
  • Design and build data service APIs
  • Mentor other data engineers and provide significant technical direction by teaching other data engineers how to leverage cloud data platforms
  • You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or related discipline
  • 2 + years of experience in data engineering, data integration, data modeling, data architecture, and ETL/ELT processes to provide quality data and analytics solutions
  • 2+ years of experience in SQL with designing complex data schemas and query performance optimization
  • 1 + years of experience in Apache Spark (PySpark/Spark SQL)
  • 1 + years of experience in Python

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with large size data sets using Big Data Frameworks (i.e., Hadoop/EMR/Databricks/Spark/Hive, etc.)
  • Experience using Regular Expression, Rest API, NoSQL, Kafka, CI/CD technology, Git
  • Experience with at least one of the following cloud platforms: (Azure, AWS or GCP)
  • Extensive knowledge of data architecture principles (e.g., Data Lake, Databricks Delta Lake, Data Warehousing, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of data modelling techniques including slowly changing dimensions, aggregation, partitioning and indexing strategies
  • Ability to independently troubleshoot and performance tune large scale enterprise systems
  • Excellent collaborator with experience working effectively with cross-functional teams such as leadership, product management and engineering, with a willingness to inspire other data engineers, data scientists and analysts
  • Solid communication skills with the ability to communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences

Brooksource provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, disability, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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