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Fenton, MO, USA ● Virtual Req #408
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

Under general supervision, utilizes expertise to design, model, develop, construct, maintain and support data pipelines/database systems for analytical and business applications. Provides support to our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent across projects. Identifies and uses technology to solve data problems. Demonstrates ability to choose the right method, standards and techniques to use in delivery, practicality in solutions, and creativity in solving problems.

This career path requires a strong background in Informatica to be successful. We will also train the right person in Matillion since we are migrating from Informatica to Matillion.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively identifies and solutions impediments and opportunities that impact the velocity and quality of the work done on the entire data team.
  • Builds simple solutions to complex business problems through technology innovation and process improvements while owning the full lifecycle of each product.
  • Builds the infrastructure required for optimal ingestion and transformation of data in real-time/batch and uses programming languages/tools to assemble large, complex data sets that meet business requirements.
  • Collaborates with other functions to ensure data needs are addressed.
  • Communicates status of assigned work to management and follows practices and procedures covered by precedents, standards, or policies.
  • Confidently ship large features and foundational improvements with minimal guidance and support from other team members or leadership. Collaborate with the team on larger projects.
  • Consistently engages as a member of self-organized high-performing team focused on delivering continuous value.
  • Creates smaller merge requests and issues by collaborating with stakeholders to reduce scope and focus on iteration.
  • Defines and extends our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high scale data platform.
  • Develops improvements to data quality, security, and performance that have particular impact across your team and others.
  • Develops, constructs, tests and maintains streaming and batch data pipeline architectures to build data marts.
  • Drives innovation on the team with a willingness to experiment and to boldly confront problems of immense complexity and scope.
  • Ensures the efficient development of effective information systems through a variety of duties including projection of budgetary constraints, generation/presentation of users’ training material, and expansion of personal knowledge of applicable technical platforms and applications.
  • Evaluates vendor-supplied applications and deploys/integrates vendor-supplied software.
  • Exerts significant influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of your team.
  • Experience with one or more of these areas: data pipelines, database systems, stream processing, big data tools, programming, cloud infrastructure.
  • Generate architecture recommendations and the ability to implement them.
  • Great communication: regularly achieve consensus amongst teams.
  • Identifies ways to improve data reliability, efficiency and quality.
  • Identifies, analyzes, and documents business/technical requirements and systems specifications.
  • Improve, manage, and tech standards for code maintainability and performance in code submitted and reviewed.
  • Influences peers on the team with questions and insight.
  • Interacts with customers and other external stakeholders as a consultant and spokesperson for the work of your team.
  • Leverages agile strategies to understand and solve business problems while collaborating on technical decisions and their implantation.
  • Leverages knowledge of design patterns, architecture, infrastructure, and frameworks at an enterprise scale for fault-tolerant solutions with exceptional quality.
  • Performs technical interviews.
  • Provides mentorship for all Analysts and Engineers on your team to help them grow in their technical responsibilities and remove blockers from their autonomy.
  • Seeks guidance when direction is needed and speaks up about technology risks identified and owns addressing them with the team
  • Shares in the ownership of the ongoing support and takes responsibility for the team’s solutions.
  • Ships medium to large features independently.
  • Solve technical problems to the highest scope and complexity for your team.
  • Understands and implements data engineering best practices.
  • Uses stream processing to produce value added business events for downstream consumers.
  • Performs a variety of other duties as assigned.
Education, License or Certification: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Application Development or equivalent experience.
  • 1-3 years deploying production code as a Data or Application Engineer
  • Experience with cloud-based data platforms. (we use Kafka and Snowflake)
  • Experience with cloud environments. (we use AWS)
  • Experience with DataOps technologies (Git, Docker, dbt, SQL, python).
  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases.

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Other details

  • Job Function Exempt
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Fenton, MO, USA
  • Virtual