Applied Data Engineer

Job#: 2032651

Job Description:

Applied Data Engineer
Meridian, ID • IT - Hybrid 
Our client in Meridian, ID is looking for an Applied Data Engineer to provide innovative modernization and ensure the availability, reliability, and performance of the Data Analytics eco-system.
  • Assembling large, complex sets of data that meet non-functional and functional business requirements
  • Identifying, designing, and implementing internal process improvements, including re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, optimizing data delivery, and automating manual processes 
  • Building required infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from various data sources using AWS and SQL technologies
  • Building analytical tools to utilize the data pipeline, providing actionable insight into key business performance metrics, including operational efficiency and customer acquisition 
  • Working with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data, and Design teams to support their data infrastructure needs while assisting with data-related technical issues
  • Working with the architects, including enterprise, application, and data architects, to design, implement, and support data lake
  • Translating analytical program models, including but not limited to scripting, error handling, and documentation 
  • Evaluating new technologies for data and technology modernization within data ecosystem
  • Acting as technical lead for data lead projects and initiatives
  • Coaching and mentoring to less experienced engineers
  • Performing all other assigned tasks and requirements as needed


  • Graduate and/or bachelor’s degree in Information Systems, Informatics, Statistics, Computer Science or another quantitative field
  • 5 years of data engineering experience 
  • Ability to build and optimize data sets, data pipelines and architectures 
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions 
  • Excellent analytical skills associated with working on unstructured datasets 
  • Ability to build processes that support data transformation, workload management, data structures, dependency and metadata
  • Recommends data strategies, ETL processes, and procedures for getting data in and out of the data lake
  • Experience in data access and delivery technologies, including familiarity with data quality assessment, data organization, metadata, and data profiling
  • Ability to take complex, ambiguous problems, break them down into smaller parts, and problem solve to come up with a whole, integrated, and strategic solution
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience using software and tools including relational NoSQL and SQL databases including SQL Server and Postgres
  • Hands on experience with AWS Services like Cloud Formation, S3, Glue, Lambda, Event Bridge, SNS/SQS, and others
  • Demonstrated ability to self-learn and lead teams into new technologies and engineering methods
  • Demonstrated ability to solve technical problems relevant to data engineering using programming languages (SQL and Python)
  • Demonstrated ability to solution with AWS services and provision infrastructure from code/template
  • Excellent data manipulation and analysis skills
  • Excellent skills in SQL, data modeling, data warehousing, data lake, and OLAP
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with Bitbucket and TeamCity, a plus
  • Experience with Redgate Flyway, a plus
  • Familiarity with Agile Framework









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Meridian, ID, US

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Date Posted:
June 10, 2024