Chenega Corporation Data Engineer II in Dallas, Texas


Company Job Title:

Data Engineer II


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Dallas, Tx

Reports To:

Director of Data Science & Analytics

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular


TheData Engineer IIwill have the unique combination of business acumen needed to interface directly with key client stakeholders to understand the problem along with the skills and vision to translate the need into a world-class technical solution using the latest technologies. TheData Engineer IIworks side-by-side with key client stakeholders to envision, design and implement complex technical solutions while helping Precocity develop solutions and capabilities that help differentiate and give us an edge in the market.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside senior leadership to help develop business and technical strategy for our data and analytics practice

  • Work with existing and prospective clients to understand their business context and craft best-in-class solutions to their toughest problems

  • Architect and implement best-in-class solutions using technologies such as Spark, Cassandra, Kafka, Airflow, Google Cloud DataFlow, BigQuery, Snowflake, Amazon Kinesis / RedShift among others

  • Create robust and automated pipelines to ingest and process structured and unstructured data from source systems into analytical platforms using batch and streaming mechanisms

  • Work with data scientists to operationalize and scale machine learning training and scoring components by joining and aggregating data from multiple datasets to produce complex models and low-latency feature stores.

  • Leverage graph databases and other NoSQL data stores to accomplish tasks that are not possible with traditional databases

  • Assist in our recruiting and interviewing process

  • Develop content and thought leadership that can be published on our blog or web site, or that can be presented at relevant conferences

  • Assist in the development of proposals and other business development related materials

  • Contribute to an internal knowledge base to build expertise and awareness within the organization

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School Diploma/GED required

  • 3 years of deep software development and engineering experience

  • 2 years of Java and/or Scala experience.

  • 2 years of RDBMS concepts with strong SQL skills

  • 1 years of experience in the data and analytics space

  • 1 years in key aspects of software engineering such as parallel data processing, data flows, REST APIs, JSON, XML, and microservice architectures.

  • Experience with stream processing and analytics tools and technologies such as Kafka, Spark Streaming, Storm, Flink, etc.

  • Experience working in a scrum/agile environment and associated tools (Jira)

  • Experience with large data sets and associated job performance tuning and troubleshooting

  • Hands-on experience with DevOps solutions such as Jenkins, Puppet, Chef, Ansible, CloudFormation, etc.

  • Consulting experience preferred

  • Any certifications related to Big Data platforms, NoSQL databases or cloud providers are a plus

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without requiring sponsorship.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Collegial and collaborative working style

  • Must be a self-starter and team player, capable of working and communicating with internal and client resources

  • Understanding and experience with stream processing and analytics tools and technologies such as Kafka, Spark Streaming, Storm, Flink, etc.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • A passion for technology with a strong desire to constantly be learning and honing your craft

  • Equally skilled with the whiteboard and the keyboard.

  • Proficient with application build and continuous integration tools (e.g., Maven, Gradle, SBT, Jenkins, Git, etc.)

  • General knowledge of big data and analytics solutions provided by major public cloud vendors (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure).

  • An Understanding of what it takes to make a modern data solution production-ready including operations and monitoring strategies and tools

  • Detail oriented with the curiosity that compels you to dive deep into the problem, whether to identify the root cause of a quality issue or understand hidden patterns

  • Ability to wrangle data at scale using tools such as BigQuery, Hive, Spark, and other distributed data processing tools.

Physical Demands:(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Organization: Precocity LLC

Title: Data Engineer II

Location: Texas-Dallas

Requisition ID: 1900000421