1+ months

Lead Data Engineer - P117614

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. \u003C/strong\u003EBe the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EAs a Lead Data Engineer, you will provide technical (design \u0026 development) leadership to the Enterprise Data Warehouse Team in development of Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) applications that will interface with all key Discover applications.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EPosition requires excellent communication skills for understanding business vision and the ability to translate the vision into technical artifacts. Strong technical analysis and design background is also a must-have to ensure that technical deliverables are providing flexible, architecturally sound infrastructure with the ability to reuse in future Data Stores, analytical and operational in AWS.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EJob Responsibilities:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelop data driven solutions utilizing current and next generation technologies to meet evolving business needs.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to quickly identify an opportunity and recommend possible technical solutions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelop application systems that comply with the standard system development methodology and concepts for design, programming, backup, and recovery to deliver solutions that have superior performance and integrity.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EContribute to determining programming approach, tools, and techniques that best meet the business requirements.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EUnderstand and follow the PDP process to develop, deploy and deliver the solutions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBe pro-active and diligent in identifying and communicating design and development issues.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide business analysis and develop ETL code and scripting to meet all technical specifications and business requirements according to the established designs.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EOffer system support as part of a support rotation with other team members.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EUtilize multiple development languages/tools such as Python, SPARK, Hive to build prototypes and evaluate results for effectiveness and feasibility.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EOperationalize open source data-analytic tools for enterprise use.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDevelop real-time data ingestion and stream-analytic solutions leveraging technologies such as Kafka, Apache Spark, Python and AWS based solutions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECustom Data pipeline development (Cloud and locally hosted)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EWork heavily within the Cloud ecosystem and migrate data from Teradata to AWS based platform.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide support for deployed data applications and analytical models by being a trusted advisor to Data Scientists and other data consumers by identifying data problems and guiding issue resolution with partner Data Engineers and source data providers.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProvide subject matter expertise in the analysis, preparation of specifications and plans for the development of data processes.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EEnsure proper data governance policies are followed by implementing or validating Data Lineage, Quality checks, classification, etc.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Computer Science, Business Computer Systems, or related technical field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E6\u002B years of experience in Software Engineering or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIn lieu of degree, 8\u002B years of experience in Software Engineering or related field\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for:\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003E6\u002B years of systems development and analysis experience in designing, developing, implementing \u0026 maintaining applications\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDeep knowledge and very strong in SQL, and Relational Databases\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong analytical skills and experience with writing and performance tuning complex SQL queries\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EKnowledge of Data Warehouse technology (Unix/Teradata/Ab Initio)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) based solutions\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience in migrating ETL processes (not just data) from relational warehouse Databases to AWS based solutions.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience in building \u0026 utilizing tools and frameworks within the Big Data ecosystem including Hadoop, Kafka, Hive, Spark, HBase, NoSQL.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong written and verbal communication skills\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to think independently and work with various teams on projects\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to handle multiple initiatives concurrently\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience working in a collaborative team environment\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E#LI-KE \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



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Posted: 2019-10-24 Expires: 2019-12-12

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