Senior Data Engineer

Location: Durham, NC

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The Data Engineer is part of a team responsible for supporting corporate and customer based reporting, as well as on-demand data needs for the organization. Under the direction of the Manager of Business Intelligence Systems, this individual will participate in the planning, design, development and implementation of solutions to address ongoing business reporting opportunities and needs.


  • Develop impactful and accurate reports, dashboards and other data visualizations.

  • Communicate effectively across multiple departments and with stakeholders to review business requirements and propose solutions.

  • Support cross-team requirement and development efforts for multiple projects.

  • Maintain data integrity and ongoing quality of delivered reports.

  • Support ad hoc reporting as necessary for outside departments.

  • Identify data quality issues and work with appropriate teams to resolve them.

  • Document design, deployment, and operating procedures for each report.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Due to the nature of this position, the applicant will need the ability to work from home or during off-hours as necessary. Candidates must have:

  • Proven experience with report design and ability to present data in a meaningful way using Power BI, Reporting Services and/or MS Excel

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Good understanding of database structures and query optimization.

  • Strong knowledge of SQL with experience querying large complex data models.

  • Experience with creation and maintenance of database objects.

  • Good communication skills with the ability to understand and translate user requests into technical requirements.

  • Strong customer service orientation.

  • Creativity to discover multiple solutions to business intelligence problems.

  • High-speed Internet access at home.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems or related disciplines.

Nice to have, but not necessary:

  • Experience with other tools in the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack (Integration Services, Analysis Services).

  • Familiarity with Sharepoint.

Required for the interview:

  • The ability to demonstrate work experience by providing report examples and source code.


Primary Location : US-NC-Durham

Other Locations : US-MD-Columbia

Work Locations :

US-MD-Columbia-Grantchester Merriweather

10960 Grantchester WayTwo Merriweather


Job : Technology

Organization : North America

Employee Status : Regular Employee

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : Feb 12, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2102298

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