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Data Engineer
Minneapolis, Minnesota  |  Remote
Contract Position
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Applied on September 30, 2022
Job Id #58940 Posted September 14, 2022

Day to Day:
  • Build out the analytics layer for several functions - Growth, Product, and Finance - with high-quality, reliable data pipelines, models, tooling, and documentation
  • Partner closely with data engineering to integrate new data sources into workflows (Airflow) and data models
  • Partner with product owners, and other departments to understand and clarify requirements, and provide direction on solutions and approaches
  • Work closely with data engineers and other analytics engineers to build high quality, scalable data modelsDesign, develop and deliver ELT, reports, dashboards, and visualizations from high-level business requirements
  • Enable quick decision making by querying data warehouse to answer business questions using Amazon Redshift
  • Advocate to improve data quality, increase data capture and consistency for products and internal systems
  • Adept software engineering practices and believe version control, CI/CD and testing are core to building out a well-designed data stack
  • Put energy and passion into your work everyday
  • Demonstrate commitment to our core competencies of being authentic, curious, creative, empathetic and outcome oriented.
Must Have:
  • 4+ years in data/analytics as an engineer or analyst
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets
  • Experience working with a cloud-based data warehouse, such as Redshift, BigQuery or Snowflake
  • Experience building out data pipelines and orchestrating performant data models on cloud warehouse using dbt and one or more data orchestration tools (Airflow preferred)
  • Experience creating reports and dashboards using data visualization or BI tools (Looker, Tableau, Power BI)
  • Fluent SQL skills including complex queries which are optimized for performance
  • Python or other programming language
  • Experience developing a Star Schema 
  • People skills to work with business partners and other team members
  • Experience using the command line and software engineering best practices like version control and using Git
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree with coursework in computer science, statistics, econometrics, physics or other applied math disciplines
Nice to Have:
  • Knowledge of Health Insurance Industry
  • Knowledge of AWS Infrastructure and AWS services like Redshift, Glue and Athena
  • Hands on experience with Airflow implementation
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable data stores
  • Experience with Tableau

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