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Sr. Data Engineer
Framingham, MA

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Job Description



About the Job: There's never been a more exciting time to be part of the Staples Corporate Headquarters. Staples is on an exciting journey to redefine customer experience with new brand, products and services to our customers. If you are passionate about big data, IoT and engineering innovative data products to democratize data for decisions across the enterprise in a fast paced start up like environment this job may be for you! This role will be responsible for engineering end to end data pipeline including ingesting data from a variety of sources such as structured data, social media, sensor data, images, click stream at scale; integrating data using reusable framework and provide curated data for users and applications on the cloud platform. You will work collaboratively, in a consultative way, across the business units, advising on best approaches to support data needs and build data products. You will also work closely with the Data Science team and drive automation of end to end pipeline data science findings into the data stream. If you want to drive innovation and make a difference, we want to talk to you!


* There are several mission critical applications that rely on this data and experience in a highly scalable distributed architecture is essential. Automation of end to end data pipeline with metadata, data quality check and audit is core to the architecture.
* Design, build and test end to end data pipeline including data ingestion (streaming, events and batch), data integration, data curation (on MPP, Graph db)
* Build and support the Big data platform on the cloud
* Define and implement automation of jobs and testing
* Optimize the data pipeline to support ML workloads and use cases
* Support mission critical applications and near real time data needs from the data platform
* Build and support reusable framework to ingest, integration and provision data
* Capture and publish metadata and new data to subscribed users
* Work collaboratively with product managers, data scientists as well as business partners and actively participate in design thinking session
* Participate in design and code reviews
* Motivate, coach, and serve as a role model and mentor for other development team associates/members that leverage the platform


Required Skills:

* 7+ years' experience in data warehouse / data lake technical architecture
* Minimum 3 years of Big Data and Big Data tools in one or more of the following: Kafka, Spark or Python, Hadoop
* 2-3 years' experience with MPP database (Snowflake, Azure SQL Warehouse), NoSQL, Graph DB in the cloud (AWS, Azure)
* Strong familiarity with batch processing and workflow tools such as AirFlow, NiFi
* Experience building distributed architecture and IoT in a Dev/Ops environment
* Ability to work independently with business partners and management to understand their needs and exceed expectations in delivering tools/solutions
* Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills and ability to present complex technical/analytical concepts to executive audience
* Strong business mindset with customer obsession; ability to collaborate with business partners to identify needs and opportunities for improved data management and delivery
* BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics or other Engineering disciplines

Preferred Skills:

* Masters in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Statistics or other Engineering disciplines
* Excellent planning, prioritization, problem solving skills
* Experience with data visualization tools such as Looker, PowerBI
* Experience with Hortonworks Hadoop implementation

Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


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