Sr. Data Analysts/Big Data Engineer

Location: Alpharetta, GA 30005

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Equifax is seeking a creative, high-energy, diverse and driven software Senior Data Analyst / Big Data Engineer. The ideal candidate is a rare hybrid, an analyst with the programming abilities to scrape, combine, and manage data from a variety of sources, and a statistician who knows how to derive insights from the information within. He or she will combine the skills to create new prototypes with the creativity and thoroughness to ask and answer the deepest questions about the data, what secrets it holds, and to push the boundaries of what is possible with big data. Qualified candidates will have a strong academic background in mathematics or statistics, passion for data science, data mining, machine learning and experience with big data architecture and methods.

Who is Equifax?

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence.

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best.

The Perks of being an Equifax Employee?

  • We offer excellent compensation packages with market competitive pay, comprehensive healthcare packages, 401k matching, schedule flexibility, work from home opportunities, paid time off, and organizational growth potential.

  • Grow at your own pace through online courses at Learning @ Equifax

What you'll do:

  • Work with key stakeholders and understand their needs to develop new or improve existing global data governance and oversight solutions around data and analytics.

  • Work in a cross-functional, matrix organization, at times under ambiguous circumstances.

  • Collaborate with Technology, Security, Data Privacy, Data Governance, and IT Operation teams to support the movement, scanning and analyzing of data assets migrated to GCP

  • Provide leadership and guidance in the design and development of data governance, validation and assurance across the DPP programs. Research innovative data solutions to solve real data privacy and protection problems.

  • Conceptualize, analyze and develop actionable recommendations for strategic challenges facing the Privacy Engineering organization.

  • Manage data analysis to develop fact-based recommendations for innovation projects.

  • Mine Big Data, structured, semi-structured and unstructured data to tap untouched data sources and deliver insight into new and data privacy solutions.

  • Work with cross-functional teams to develop ideas and execute business plans.

  • Remain current on new developments in data analytics, Big Data, predictive analytics, and technology.

  • Understand the various aspects of architecture practices: business, application, data, security, infrastructure and governance


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or other engineering field

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Data Wrangler or Big Data Engineer

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in virtualized or public cloud platforms, ideally Google Cloud Platform, Amazon Web Services or Microsoft Azure.

Extra points for any of the following:

  • Experience with CMDB’s, ServiceNow a plus

  • Experience in relational, NoSQL (or related technologies) and at least one general purpose programming such as Python, Scala, is required.

  • Experience in performing analysis using Google BigQuery, and other Google Cloud Platform technologies, Hive, R, Impala, Scala+ Spark or PySpark is a big plus.

Success Attributes of the Technology organization. Does this describe you?

  • Accountability

  • Bravery

  • Curiosity

  • Collaboration

  • Think and act differently

  • Trust

  • Ownership (build it, own it, run it)

  • Decide-Execute-Ship

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

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Function - Data and Analytics


Full time

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