Job Description

Data Engineer

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About the Role

We're looking for a talented Data Engineer to join one of our Global 500 clients and be part of a growing team that plays a critical role in the organization.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

  • Ingest, store, transform, and curate data from various internal and external sources including databases, flat files, and API endpoints
  • Query databases and data warehouses to access data using efficient SQL queries, PySpark, and ETL tools
  • Optimize solutions with a focus on usability, performance, flexibility, testability, and standardization
  • Demonstrate commitment to software development best practices, including documentation, reusable code design, test driven implementation, and integrated software testing
  • Document and demonstrate each solution by producing documentation, process flow diagrams, code comments, and clear code
  • Troubleshoot and analyze data inconsistencies, bugs, and performance related issues, often shifting priorities in a rapidly changing environment

Required Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree required. Concentration in computer science, IT/IS, engineering, statistics, supply chain, business, or related field preferred but not required if experience in these fields can be substituted.
  • At least 2 years of experience in data engineering or related field (software engineering, data analytics, business intelligence, data science)
  • Ability to adapt quickly to an existing, complex environment
  • Ability to take initiative, handle multiple tasks, shift priorities, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts and software as necessary, with little oversight
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Technical proficiency in the following:
    • Strong SQL and Python skills required (including Pandas or PySpark)
    • Experience with ETL/ELT processes, data pipelines, orchestration, and workflow management required
    • Knowledge of relational database management systems and data warehousing concepts required
    • Experience with Git or knowledge of Azure DevOps, GitHub, or similar tools (e.g. Jira or GitLab) required
    • Experience with Databricks and/or Snowflake preferred
    • Experience with Azure ecosystem a plus – ADF, ADLS, Azure SQL DB
    • Experience with REST APIs a plus
    • Experience with Microsoft Excel, SAS, Oracle, and/or Microsoft SQL Server a plus

Specific Technical Skills:

  • SQL – Should be able to write SQL code very comfortably
    • DQL/DML statements, including a mastery of joins, conditionals/case when, aggregation, and filtering on datasets
    • DDL/defining objects like creating tables and views
  • Python
    • Should know the fundamentals, including the standard library and functions/OOP (i.e. should know what a class is, passing arguments into a method, etc)
      • Data engineering/data science experience preferred but also open to strong Python experience in web development or another related area
    • Need to be comfortable with lists, tuples, sets, and dictionaries
    • Databricks/PySpark and/or Pandas required
      • If you do not have experience with Databricks/PySpark, you must have experience with Pandas
      • You need to be familiar with the concept of a dataframe – getting data into it, manipulating it, running analysis on it, managing multiple dataframes together (joins, unions, etc), and so forth

Nice to Haves:

  • Familiarity with other libraries such as Requests (used commonly in this role for API calls)
  • Other advanced data science libraries such as NumPy and Matplotlib are always nice but not required for this role
  • Familiarity with advanced Data Structures

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St. Louis, MO
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