Delta

Data Engineer, TechOps, TDaas

Job description

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

TechOps

05-Aug-2022

Ref #: 15938

How you'll help us Keep Climbing (overview & key responsibilities)

The Data Engineer will play a key role on the TDaaS team, responsible for transforming data from disparate systems to provide insights and analytics for business stakeholders. You’ll leverage cloud-based infrastructure to implement technology solutions that are scalable, resilient, and efficient. You will collaborate with Data Engineers, Data Analysts, Data Scientists, DBAs, cross-functional teams, and business leaders. You will architect, design, implement and operate data engineering solutions using Agile methodology, that empower users to make informed business decisions.

The Data Engineer should be self-motivated, work independently, and have direct experience with all aspects of the software development lifecycle, from design to deployment. Have a deep understanding of the full data engineering lifecycle and the role that high-quality data plays across applications, machine learning, business analytics, and reporting. Strong candidates will have technical knowledge of BI systems design, big data architecture and technology landscape, API consumption, ETL/ELT orchestration, business intelligence tools. The candidate should have excellent organizational and communication skills and feel comfortable in a fast-paced environment.

You should have the ability to lead and take ownership of assigned technical projects in a fast-paced environment. Excellent written and speaking communication skills are required as we work in a collaborative cross-functional environment and interact with the full spectrum of business divisions. You must demonstrate insatiable curiosity and outstanding interpersonal soft skills. Ideal candidates have more than just knowledge or skill set, as they also have a can do mindset to find solutions.

This role may be located in Atlanta, GA or Minneapolis, MN


What you need to succeed (minimum qualifications)

  • Development experience building and maintaining ETL pipelines
  • Experience working with database technologies and data development such as Python, PLSQL, etc.
  • Solid understanding of writing test cases to ensure data quality, reliability, and high level of confidence
  • Track record of advancing new technologies to improve data quality and reliability
  • Continuously improve quality, efficiency, and scalability of data pipelines
  • Knowledge of working with queries/applications, including performance tuning, utilizing indexes, and materialized views to improve query performance
  • Identify necessary business rules for extracting data along with functional or technical risks related to data sources (e.g. data latency, frequency, etc.)
  • Develop initial queries for profiling data, validating analysis, testing assumptions, driving data quality assessment specifications, and define a path to deployment
  • Familiar with best practices for data ingestion, data storage and data delivery design
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority.
  • Familiarity or experience with Tableau, Power BI or other BI tools a plus.
  • Working knowledge with Modern development patterns and platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP)
  • Scrum experience, consulting, and facilitation skills
  • Solid communications and interpersonal skills; ability to develop effective business relationships and build consensus
  • Embraces a diverse set of people, thinking and styles
  • Embraces diverse people, thinking and styles
  • Consistently makes safety and security, of self and others, the priority
  • High School diploma, GED or High School Equivalency

Where permitted by applicable law, must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for U.S.-based job, if not currently employed by Delta Air Lines, Inc.


What will give you a competitive edge (preferred qualifications)

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Desired Airline industry experience
  • At least 3+ years of post-degree professional experience
  • AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification

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