Data Engineer in New York, NY at Vaco

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job Description

Data Engineer Soho, New York Full Time, Direct Hire

If you are you passionate about big data, and want to be part of a great team, and love building new technology, we want to speak with you. As a Data Engineer, you will work with our technology team to build and maintain our suite of data pipelines, stores, and databases that power sophisticated marketing products used by many of the world's largest advertisers. We are looking for smart and hardworking individuals who have the DNA needed to build world-class software. The right candidates will be creative thinkers who can design and deploy professional applications using the newest technologies to solve real business problems.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Work within robust data systems and develop custom solutions while consulting with external customers
  • Recommend and implement improvements to data processes/warehouses that improve supportability, usability, and scalability
  • Optimize and refactor existing code, improve the efficiency, scalability, and reliability of applications

Desired Skill Set:

  • Strong educational background: Bachelor/Master degree in CS or other technical/science/math field
  • Very strong SQL skills, with 0-5 years of experience
  • Experience with querying and loading data (ETL), database design, and query optimization
  • Basic command line knowledge and Git
  • Outstanding work ethic and drive
  • Good communication and teamwork
  • Willingness to learn and utilize emerging technologies

Experience with the following is preferred:

  • Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Redshift
  • Reporting Systems: SSRS, SSAS, Tableau
  • Languages: Python, Scala
  • AWS: Glue, Athena, EMR, Lambda, RDS
  • Other: Spark (pyspark)