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Database Engineer
Ref No.: 17-11455
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Direct Placement
Start Date: 11/21/2017
Title: Database Engineer
Location: Atlanta, GA
Salary: Open DOE
Interview Process: Phone Interview, Face to Face Interview
Start: January 2018

We are seeking a data engineer with experience working with Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this role, you will support analytics efforts across multiple clients, including but not limited to an automotive manufacturer and grocery retailer.

  • Lead data management lifecycle, with an emphasis on extract, transform, and load (ETL) process, warehousing, cleansing, and quality assurance (QA)
  • Ability to automate data integration processes as required (API, FTP, S3, etc.)
  • Scope, design, and deliver flexible and scalable data solutions for a variety of internal and client needs
  • Work closely with analytics, IT, and legal teams to design and deploy security controls based on required policies and standards (SOC 2)
  • Develop technical requirement standards and documentation to support future workflows
  • Improve system performance through environment upgrades and improvements
  • Stay current with latest strategies, tools, and best practices to improve speed, efficiency, and stability of platforms
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or other relevant courses of study
  • 5+ years experience with AWS environment, or another leading cloud provider
  • Experience with architecting big data platforms: Elastic MapReduce (EMR), Spark, Hadoop, etc.
  • Functional understanding of common scripting and query languages (Python, SQL, etc.)
  • Strong understanding of industry best practices for developing and operating in the cloud
  • Ability to write clean and maintainable code
  • Strong documentation and diagramming skills
  • Must be organized, detail-oriented, flexible, and able to prioritize against short deadlines
  • Smart, collaborative, highly driven, and solutions-oriented; able to proactively address emerging problems or take advantage of new opportunities
  • Comfortable working independently, developing new process and making recommendations
  • AWS certifications are a plus (DevOps Engineer, Solutions Architect, and/or SysOps Administrator)
  • Experience with AWS Lambda, Athena, Redshift, and/or Glue
  • Experience working with business intelligence tools (Tableau) and statistical analysis software (R, SAS, etc.)
  • Ability to understand, interpret, and explain complex data solutions to internal and client leadership teams
  • Experience working with an advanced analytics or data science team
  • Previous marketing or business understanding
If interested and qualified, please send an updated copy of your resume to Meghan at