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Data Engineer for Boston Start-up, completive base, bonus and stock options

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Boston, MA
$120,000 - $150,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Mar 27, 2018
Job ID
Data Engineer for Boston Start-up, completive base, bonus and stock options
US Citizens and Green Cards preferred, highly qualified H1b candidates considered, especially those with I140 approval
Our Boston start-up client is seeking a data engineer with classical SQL, NoSQL and cloud data infrastructure.   This is a unique opportunity to work at a company experiencing explosive growth.  Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Data Engineer to extend their web-to-consumer commerce growth and that success is directly related to the quality of our data and our ability to apply analytics to make business decisions.  Our client is investing in building out a world class data analytics platform and the Data Engineer will be at the center of this with responsibility for developing and supporting their data infrastructure.
  • Responsible for requirements gathering, internal customer support, and continuous improvement, solves problems, prioritizes deliverables and manages technical scope
  • Designs and develops systems and processes to transform, consolidate and analyze structured and unstructured data, designs processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management
  • Develops, maintains and optimizes data pipelines and ETL processes for both streaming and batch to cleanse, integrate and evaluate data across multiple, disparate sources
  • Builds analytics and data delivery tools that use the data to provide actionable insights into key business performance metrics, focuses on performance analysis, optimization and tuning
  • Participates in on-call responsibility
  • Passion for all aspects of business intelligence and data engineering from data warehousing to data delivery to data operations, experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • Proven ability to analyze and solve large unstructured problems to maximize business value
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong project management and organizational skills
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, transformations, architectures and data sets, proficient in a variety of data engines – SQL Server, MySQL, Redshift, strong understanding of dimensional modelling, proficient in SQL (complex queries and procedures), Python
  • Experience working in AWS, EMR, Spark, a big plus

Posted by Dom Costagliola, BlueSkyClarity Principal
m 1-617-899-5094
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