Snowflake Data Engineer

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Company Description:

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 9,600+ employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 50+ additional offices throughout the US, EMEA, and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit

Job Description:


  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis. No sponsorship is available for this position or work transfers.”

Location to work

  • Must live in the USA - 100% Remote.

Merkle is looking for experienced Cloud professionals to be part of its Cloud practice. You will be working on industry leading public Cloud platforms such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud Platform to design, develop, and implement next generation marketing solutions leveraging cloud native and commercial/open source big data technologies.

You will be utilizing various clouds with integrating it on Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse. You will be responsible for architecting and implementing very large scale data intelligence solutions around Snowflake Data Warehouse. A solid experience and understanding of architecting, designing and operationalization of large scale data and analytics solutions on Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse is a must. Good to have professional knowledge of Google BigQuery or other Cloud DB.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with cloud architects, tech leads, front end developers, back end developers, QA, business stakeholders, and project managers to design and build services on GCP/AWS for applications on the Web or on edge devices.
  • You should understand data pipelines and modern ways of automating data using cloud-based and on-premise technologies
  • Develop reference architectures and design pattern library for typical Cloud based solutions implementations
  • Advise on Cloud project set up, security and role based access implementation, and network optimizations
  • Conduct training and enablement programs for Merkle’s internal delivery teams
  • Hands-on work as part of a global team and coach off shore developers
  • Participate in technical interactions with client’s executives and senior management
  • Participate in technical customer engagements such as Proof of Concepts, project delivery for key strategic opportunities.
  • Develop end-to-end Enterprise grade Concept Solutions, facilitate discussions with business & IT stakeholders and highlighting the outcomes that can be delivered through these solutions.


  • 3+ years of Snowflake on any cloud.
  • 5+ years working on GCP/AWS/Azure cloud (GCP preferred)
  • Experience in AGILE development, SCRUM and Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) with scripting experience in Python or Java or NodeJS.
  • 5+ year’s design and/or implementation of enterprise applications
  • 3+ years’ experience in “migrating” on premise workloads to one or more industry leading public cloud(s)
  • Proficiency in SQL and database table design – able to write structured and efficient queries on large data sets
  • Hands-on experience in full life-cycle of software development or methodology using Agile Scrum/Kanban etc; requirements analysis, design, development testing and implementation
  • Work with agile teams as they perform feature level design, development, testing, and performance analysis
  • Develop the required technical modules/end-to-end solutions for multi layered applications on a variety of technology stacks
  • Proven track record of building technical and business relationships with stakeholders
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication
  • Ability to connect technology with measurable business value
  • Demonstrated technical thought leadership in customer facing situations
  • GCP or Snowflake certifications is a plus

Additional Information:

At Merkle, we believe that a diverse environment improves us as a community and as a business. We want to foster an environment of growth, where all ideas and contributions are encouraged. We need this culture of courage to continue to thrive in our fast-paced industry. We embrace differences of opinion. We value diversity of experience and thought, which help us to challenge and define industry-leading solutions, and support our goal of being a great place to work.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

The anticipated salary range for this position is $94,000-$146,000. Salary is based on a wide range of factors that include relevant experience, knowledge, skills, other job-related qualifications, and geography. A range of medical, dental, vision, 401(k) matching, paid time off, and/or other benefits also are available. For more information regarding dentsu benefits, please visit


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