Data Engineer


: $95,630.00 - $149,340.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology


Kforce has a client in search of a Data Engineer in Mountain View, CA. Duties:
  • Interacting with business users and analysts to understand business processes and creating analytic requirements and technical specs
  • Designing data mart dimensions and facts to satisfy the business needs
  • Implementing transformation logic to populate dimensions and facts
  • Designing/developing ETL jobs across multiple platforms and tools including S3, Hadoop, Vertica in order to pull in source data needed for the data marts
  • Roughly 60-70% hands-on coding
  • Act in a technical leadership capacity: Mentoring junior engineers, new team members, and applying technical expertise to challenging data and design problems
  • Resolve defects/bugs during QA testing, pre-production, production, and post-release patches
  • Work cross-functionally with various teams: Product Management, Project Management, Data Architects, Data Scientists, Data Analysts, Software Engineers, and other Data Engineers
  • Contribute to the design and architecture of project across the data landscape

Job Requirements:


  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 4-6 years of experience designing and implementing data marts using star schema design
  • Strong expertise in data warehouse/data mart architecture
  • Advanced experience in writing complex SQL, SQL tuning is a must have
  • Strong experience in one of the Columnar and MPP database (Vertica, Teradata, Netezza, etc.) is a must have
  • Advanced experience with scripting language
  • Python or Shell is a must have
  • Excellent communication skills, both spoken and written; Ability to communicate effectively with engineers, analysts, business users and adjusting as needed
  • Experience with Agile Development, SCRUM, or Extreme Programming methodologies
  • Experience with ETL batch and streaming processes
  • Experience with Amazon analytics services including EMR & Redshift; Experience working with large data volumes; The ability to get code into production
  • SQL star schema design required; Not looking for someone who know transactional systems; SQL tuning
  • Python or Shell a must
  • MPP - Vertica experience
  • AWS is a nice to have
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Associated topics: data architect, data integrity, data manager, data scientist, database administrator, etl, mongo database, mongo database administrator, sql, sybase * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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