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Data Engineer

Company: DroneUp
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

DroneUp is seeking a passionate and creative Data Engineer to join our Data Platform Services team. The Data Engineer will be focused on the modernization of our enterprise data platform architecture with an emphasis on scaling through automation. As this is a transformation role, the ideal candidate will be expected to understand where both innovative and pragmatic approaches can be employed to revolutionize our data platform services offerings.Responsibilities

  • Evaluate and define functional requirements for enterprise Data Warehousing (DW) and Business Intelligence (BI) services
  • Engage with business partners to develop integration processes for transactional data systems
  • Develop schema design and expansion strategies
  • Standardize, build, and automate ETL/ELT pipelines
  • Design, implement, and maintain Machine Learning (ML) model archiving and version control policies and procedures
  • Analyze transformed data for validity, reliability, and accuracy
  • Enforce data security policies
  • Create data model training and test datasets for use in diagnostic, predictive, and prescriptive analytics
  • Design and implement continuous performance improvement strategies for data platform services
  • Develop training and documentation for our data platform services
  • Other duties as assignedQualifications
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related field preferred
    • 2 years' experience working on a data team (preferably an ETL/ELT or database team). Bootcamp certification in lieu of experience
    • Experience working with large datasets
    • Programming experience with Python, Scala, Java and/or SQL
    • Experience in ETL/ELT data pipeline automation highly desired
    • Experience with SQL and RDBMS (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, etc.)
    • Experience with NoSQL databases (DynamoDB, MongoDB, etc.) is a plus
    • Knowledge of Star schema dimensional data modeling
    • Foundational level understanding of one or more major cloud stacks (Azure, AWS, or GCP)
    • Experience in code debugging and data stack performance tuning preferred
    • Experience with version control systems (Git, CVS, SVN, etc.)
    • Knowledge of research methods and statistical tools
    • Desire to work in a very high-paced and constantly evolving environment required
    • Effective oral and written communication skills required
    • Self-starter with ability to make progress with limited oversight required
    • Ability to collaborate effectively with both technical and non-technical consumers of data platform services requiredThis position also requires the following essential functions:
      • Visual acuity (e.g., needed to prepare and analyze data, to transcribe documents, to view a computer, to read, to inspect objects, to operate machinery
      • Capacity to reason and make sound decisions
      • Ability to regularly perform all job functions at Company's office or work site
      • Fingering (e.g., picking, pinching, typing, or other working that uses the fingers)
      • Ability to read complex documents in the [English] language
      • Ability to write complex documents in the [English] language
      • Capacity to express thoughts orally (e.g., accurately, quick and loudly convey spoken instructions to workers)
      • Capacity to think, concentrate and focus over long periods of time
      • Repetitive motions of any part of the body

Keywords: DroneUp, Virginia Beach , Data Engineer, Engineering , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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