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Senior Data Engineer

Seattle, Washington

Post Date: 09/27/2017 Job ID: 17121 Industry: Other Area(s)

Do you want to build the premium shopping experiences for millions of customers? Do you want to work on performance challenges for providing the best recommendations less than 200 milliseconds, given millions of customers and millions of products? Are you interested in working on Machine Learning and data science, believing every customer should not have the same experience? 

As a  Senior Data Engineer you will be working in one of the world' s largest and most complex data warehouse environments. You should be an expert in the architecture of DW solutions for the Enterprise using multiple platforms (RDBMS, Columnar, Cloud). You should excel in the design, creation, management, and business use of extremely large datasets. You should have excellent business and communication skills to be able to work with business owners to develop and define key business questions, and to build data sets that answer those questions. Above all you should be passionate about working with huge data sets and someone who loves to bring datasets together to answer business questions and drive change.

 

Qualifications

· A desire to work in a collaborative, intellectually curious environment.
· Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field or 7+ years industry experience
· Demonstrated strength in data modeling, ETL development, and data warehousing.
· Data Warehousing Experience with Oracle, Redshift, Teradata, etc.
· Experience with Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Pig, Spark, etc.)

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

· Industry experience as a Data Engineer or related specialty (e.g., Software Engineer, Business Intelligence Engineer, Data Scientist) with a track record of manipulating, processing, and extracting value from large datasets.
· Experience building/operating highly available, distributed systems of data extraction, ingestion, and processing of large data sets
· Experience building data products incrementally and integrating and managing datasets from multiple sources
· Query performance tuning skills using Unix profiling tools and SQL
· Experience leading large-scale data warehousing and analytics projects, including using AWS technologies – Redshift, S3, EC2, Data-pipeline and other big data technologies
· Experience providing technical leadership and mentor other engineers for the best practices on the data engineering space
· Linux/UNIX including to process large data sets.
· Experience with AWS
- Some experience leveraging SAS, R or matlab to manipulate data and set up automated processes as per business requirement
- Strong ability to interact, communicate, present and influence within multiple levels of the organization
- Masters degree
- Excellent communication skills to be able to work with business owners to develop and define key business questions and to build data sets that answer those questions


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Danelle Miner
Business Development Manager

Danelle started her recruitment career in the small-town community of Boerne, Texas with a local agency that catered to San Antonio and its surrounding areas. Since she managed the office, she learned all aspects of recruiting from the ground up, and was carefully groomed by the owner. After 5 years, she wanted to grow and cultivate her skills in the San Antonio marketplace. She accepted a position with KForce with their Direct Placement team which broadened her exposure and allowed her to specialize in the Accounting and Finance industry. She was recruited out by Staff Force, where she managed the San Antonio location and helped to increase their sales activity. An unexpected move to the Dallas area has brought Danelle to Catapult Staffing where her command of her industry can be expounded. Fun Facts: Danelle is originally from Southern California and has two dogs--Romeo and Browning.

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