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Job Details

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    Pay Rate
$150k
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    Location
Remote
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    Job Type
Full time
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    Date Posted
6 months ago
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Overview

Prodigy Resources is seeking a Lead Data Engineer for a client of ours in the Education/ Training space who will be responsible for recommending and maintaining database structures for our core business systems and all product development.  The Lead Data Engineer will use their skills to collect and organize the data obtained to create database solutions to store and retrieve such information.  The Lead Data Engineer will also be responsible for designing and implementing migration methods for moving data between proprietary and 3rd party solutions.  The right individual would also be a self-starter who is adaptable, has excellent communication skills, can be relied on, is detailed oriented, and can work well individually or as part of a team.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze database implementation methods to make sure they are in line with company policies and any external regulations that may apply.
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  • Develop database solutions to ensure company information is stored effectively and securely.
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  • Create data models for each product and work with our product development team to create models ahead of new releases.
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  • Develop database design and architecture documentation.
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  • Help maintain the integrity of our all databases.
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  • Design and implement data migration solutions from legacy systems to new solutions.
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  • Optimize new and current database systems.
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  • Define security and backup procedures.
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Qualifications:

  • Proven work experience as a Data Engineer, Data Architect, Data Scientist, Data Analyst or similar role.
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  • In-depth understanding of both relational and non-relational databases.
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  • Experience gathering and analyzing system requirements.
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  • Knowledge of data mining and segmentation techniques.
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  • Expertise in SQL.
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  • Familiarity with data visualization tools.
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  • Experience with MySQL, RDS, Redshift, DynamoDB, and CloudSight.
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  • Ability to clearly communicate technical or non-technical information according to the audience.
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  • Ability to apply critical thinking and root cause analysis.
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  • Team player, ability to work effectively with other teams.
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  • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills.
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  • Quick leaner with the ability to change course quickly.
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  • Ability to build and present data models to stakeholders.
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  • Demonstrated analytical, data analysis, critical thinking, and communication skills.
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  • Interacts well with various stakeholders within or outside of technology.
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  • The ability to work in a team-oriented environment and to influence others in the technology.
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