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Data Engineering Lead
New York, NY

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Job Description

ü Directing a team of engineers to design, develop and implement data pipelines for business operational support, analytical workflows and machine intelligence opportunities.

ü Identifying the right data sources, establishing data modeling best practices, and installing/administering or designing a data modeling tools.

ü Analyzing existing datasets creating requirements for incorporation into data flow pipelines as well logical and physical data models.

ü Establishing a continuous process for optimization by developing and enforcing data modeling best practices.

ü Facilitating the communication of the architecture, design and project status to project stakeholders.

ü Providing business insight through integration of data with available machine learning and business intelligence tools.

ü Optimizing workflows so that they might be migrated into (and out of) public cloud infrastructure where sensible.


* A Bachelors' degree in Information Systems, or equivalent experience; Master's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experie nce.
* Experience with diverse data warehousing and persistence platforms including classic data warehouses, MPP systems and the Hadoop ecosystem.
* Experience with cleaning, aggregating, and pre-processing data from various source, both structured and unstructured.
* Familiarity with ETL tools and contemporary data pipeline architectures, including migrating data to cloud-hosted environments.
* Experience creating complex SQL queries for analytics modeling and ad-hoc analysis. Proven ability to review query plans and perform debugging and optimization.
* Demonstrated experience operating in a Unix/Linux environment.
* Expertise in scripting and object-oriented development in either Java, Python or Scala.
* Solid understanding of data warehouse modeling and data structures and algorithms use for data engineering.
* Experience moving large datasets in and out of the Hadoop ecosystem as well as the use of standard Hadoop data processing tools.
* Coursework or practical experience with machine learning, data mining, data quality and analytical model development.
* Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills.
* Strong demonstrated ability to evaluate and adopt new technologies in a short time.
* Demonstrated ability to work with minimal direction, with the proven ability to coordinate and manage complex activities.

Additional skills and requirements:

* Demonstrated experience with providing advanced data insights in a retail, e-commerce, and/or marketing functions.
* Strong proficiency writing, debugging and optimizing code, preferably with machine learning projects (e.g. recommendation, optimization, and classification).
* Financial fundamentals within business intelligence, especially as applied to the retail domain.

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