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IT Engineer 12424 in Houston, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

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Job Description

SUMMARY:  A large Houston company is seeking an experienced Data Engineer Database Developer to join their team for a 9 month engagement with the potential to be extended. 


Data Engineer Database Developer responsibilities include: 
• Provides ongoing improvement of support processes. Ensures solutions align with vision, principles, architecture, and standards. Ensures information protection and security. Evaluates and recommends system upgrades and capacity adjustments 
• Designs data model and processes for new content and/or optimized performance of an analytical solution from ingestion to consumption by end user 
• Delivers viable relational and dimensional models that conform and integrate in the approved target architecture 
• Assess business requirements and data sources to determine the best design to ingest, transform, structure, and provide data for analytics tools 
• Works with the data foundation owner to validate design and integration of new content 
• Provides data design artifacts and documentation 
• Contributes to the application lifecycle management of the  asset including planning and implementing migration to the cloud 


- Experience in data architecture 
- 5 + years experience in data modeling 
- 5+ years creating and implementing relational and dimensional data models 
- Experience with analytics solution architecture and analytics solutions development 
- Experience with creating and implementing data designs 
- Experience with data integration between systems – ETL strategies, SSIS, Dell Boomi 
- Experience with traditional BI and/or big data ecosystems 
-Experience working within Software Development Lifecycle is required - working with Agile methods is a plus 
-Proficiency with Microsoft SQL Server, SQL and SQL Scripting, T-SQL, SQL Server Management Studio, SSIS, TFS (Team Foundation Server) 
- Knowledge of data warehousing philosophies (Kimball/Inmon) to execute data management strategy 
- Strong understanding of relational and dimensional modeling 
- Understanding of SQL Server performance and ability to design to minimize performance issues and investigate and resolve 
1- Understanding of Data Governance and Data Quality and the application of these concepts to Data Architecture 
- Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or equivalent 

- Learning agility: can work productively in uncertain and fast changing environments. Finds opportunities in ambiguity; embraces and adapts to change; adept at learning by doing 
- Strong analytical thinking and problem solving: Knowledge of techniques and tools that promote effective analysis, determine the root cause of problems and create alternative solutions to solve them in the best interest of the business 
-. Communication: Clear, concise communication capabilities tailored to audience; Effective in translating business requirements into technical specifications; Effective in explaining IT solution in business terms