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Data Engineer II - Mexico

Western Governors University

Western Governors University

Data Science
Mexico · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

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Job Profile Summary:
The Big Data Developer will design how data will flow through hybrid data environments comprised of open source big data platforms and

traditional database systems. The core responsibility for this position includes design of data and systems architecture for OLAP (data

warehouse/ODS) and OLTP projects encompassing dimensional and normalized data modeling. The Big Data Developer will improve

technical standards in the environment ensuring optimal use of data warehouse and other data stores to solve business problems. The Big

Data Developer will serve as the go to person for query performance and data quality issues including data profiling.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
1. Establish design and methodology for the database build processes
2. Architect and design complete data model solutions
3. Create security models
4. Create validation mechanisms
5. Create extract processes for access layer
6. Translate business problems/information requirements accurately to logical/physical data models aligning with customer’s data architecture standards
7. Perform research and analysis to come up with solutions for complex business problems
8. Monitor query performance and fine tune queries/PL SQL if required on a regular basis
9. Regularly profile data, publish data profiles and take corrective actions if required to ensure high quality data
10. Automate naming standards while script generation
11. Document / describe data migration techniques used
12. Document / reverse engineer / analyze data mapping using data integration code/tools
13. Perform impact analysis using Data Integration/Data Virtualization tool repositories, DB data dictionary, UNIX scripts and front-end code on versioning system
14. Analyze / research data on multiple platforms as wells as multiple heterogeneous databases including custom developed databases
15. Positively impact projects by completing tasks assigned on time

Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
• Hadoop
• Cloudera or Horton
• Scala
• Impala
• Hive
• AngularJS