Data Engineer

Database & Application Admin

Brent Kremer


Job Description

~~The Data Engineer will be responsible for supporting and creating advanced extract, transform and load processes in an enterprise environment. These processes create data marts that are critical to the running of the university’s day-to-day operations. The ideal candidate will have strong problem solving skills that can contribute to best practices and moving the university forward with modern approaches to data delivery. This requires strong communication skills with business and technology partners where they can create win-win solutions. They will also be a part of a new initiative to create a data lake in AWS. Many of these technologies are new so the ideal candidate must be able to learn on their own while documenting best practices and training others.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems or related field or equivalent training and/or experience
• Experience with (ETL) technologies such as DataStage or Talend
• Strong understanding of relational databases, like Oracle and Postgres including advanced SQL writing ability
• Demonstrates skills in working effectively in a team environment
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• A commitment to best practices and documentation, with ability to define operational processes, deployment checklists, and more

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