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Data Engineer - 1077320

Charlotte, NC

Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 1077320 Pay Rate: Negotiable

Job Description

Lighthouse Technology Services is partnering with our client to fill their Data Engineer position! This is a 6 month contract opportunity with likely extensions. This role will be a W2 employee of Lighthouse Technology Services. Charlotte, North Carolina-based candidates preferred.

What You'll Be Doing:
  • Provide expertise with development and management of analytical data and reporting platforms.
  • Lead design of Power BI Premium operational and analytical reporting strategy and administration
  • Collaborate with the data services team and data architect to develop strategy for long term data platform architecture
  • Assist application teams with the collection of transactional and master data from source systems
  • Design and implement data movement and transformation pipelines (e.g. AWS Glue, Apache AirFlow, dbt, Snowflake)
  • Design processes and algorithms to enhance data quality and reliability
  • Provide availability and access to consume analytical data through a wide range of Business Intelligence and Reporting toolsets (e.g. Microsoft Power BI, Google Looker)
  • Implement proactive monitoring and alerting to ensure operational stability and supportability
  • Collaborate with data analysts, data scientists, security engineers, and architects to achieve the best possible technical solutions that address our business needs
  • Performs analysis and critical thinking required to troubleshoot data-related issues and assist in the resolution
  • Coordinate change and release management across technical teams inside and outside the department
  • Minimize operational impact while achieving the best possible performance and system health.

Applicants must have a proven work experience in a data-related role and the following qualifications:
  • 3+ years in Data Warehousing, Big Data, or ETL development (preferably using AWS S3, Glue, Apache AirFlow)
  • 3+ years of experience with a programming language (preferably Python)
  • Experience designing, building, and maintaining data processing and transformation pipelines (AWS Glue, Apache AirFlow, dbt, Snowflake)
  • Experience with Power BI Premium workspace and app management
  • Technical expertise with data models, data mining, and data segmentation techniques
  • Knowledge of CI/CD deployment practices
  • Strong skills with Python and SQL with the ability to write efficient queries
  • Excellent analytical and organization skills
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Good communication skills (presentations, documents, emails)
  • The ability to work independently and in a team environment

Special Skills and/or Training Desired:
  • Experience working in an Agile / Scrum environment
  • Strong experience with AWS data services (e.g. S3, DynamoDB, Glue, Athena, Redshift, Lambda, SQS, SNS, and API Gateway)
  • AWS Solutions Architect Associate or AWS Developer Certification (desired)
  • Experience with Power BI Premium cloud workspace and app management
  • Experience with Snowflake cloud data platform
  • Experience utilizing Apache AirFlow to manage data pipelines and workflows
  • Experience with dbt data transformation framework
  • Experience with Microsoft Azure DevOps for work item management and CI/CD deployment pipelines

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