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2134 Data Engineer

Location: Beaverton, OR

Description:
This client is one of the Industry leaders in the Electronic Freight Posting business. Your efforts as a Data Engineer will be directly helping goods and products get transported all over the nation and beyond. This company truly values its employees, and believes in a work-life balance. Further, you would be working with a small team with a bunch of very sharp people who are empowered by management. Also, they have a beautiful new office specifically designed to be Agile/Scrum and collaboration-friendly. If this is the kind of position and company you’d be interested in - please send your resume to careers@itmotives.com. We value diversity in the workplace and encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. Thank you.

Job Type: FTE

Additional Information:
The Role:
We have a Data Sciences team who are charged with creating an environment at where data is treated as a critical business asset. Data Engineers are part of the Data Science team and report to the Data Engineering Manager.

Our Data Engineers are responsible for designing, building and maintaining solutions that address a wide variety of data objectives – from traditional business intelligence to supply data needed to build sophisticated models which will become part of our products.

Our Data Engineers are responsible for:
Working closely with product teams and data scientists to determining how to capture, persist and maintain data.
Building distributed, scalable, and reliable data pipelines that ingest and process data at scale with ever diminishing time processing windows.
Identifying opportunities in our data landscape where we need additional data and how we might store it
Identifying and making recommendations on data storage solutions using alternate technologies and persistence solutions (cloud vs on-premise)
Serve as resource for the Data Sciences team to include new data into their analysis environment
The role we are currently looking to fill will originally be focused on building data transformation processes to fill our data warehouse ecosystem using Oracle.

Experience Requirements:
BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of education and experience
Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals
Experience with Oracle (preferred) or Hive, PostgreSQL or MySQL
Strong SQL, PL/SQL and data transformation skills
Strong performance and tuning skills
Experience with Oracle Partitioning and Advanced Compression desired
5 years experience writing ETL/ELT with a tool such as Informix, Data Stage, RED
Experience building large data stores, modern data warehouse, or advanced data processing solutions, data partitioning
Experience in tuning for better performance, troubleshooting data quality problems
Familiarity with sqlldr or Sqoop
Unix shell scripting
Experience with Java software development