Delta Air Lines

Associate Data Engineer

Job description

United States, Georgia, Atlanta

Information Technology

29-May-2024

Ref #: 24957

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

The Associate Data Engineer will play a key role on the Enterprise Data Services 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, 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 ideal candidate is self-motivated, work independently, and has direct experience with all aspects of the software development lifecycle, from design to deployment. This individual has a deep understanding of the full life data lifecycle and the role that high-quality data plays across applications, machine learning, business analytics, and reporting. Strong candidates exhibit solid critical thinking skills, the ability to synthesize complex problems, and a talent for transforming data to create solutions that add value to a myriad of business requirements.

The future incumbent has the demonstrated 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. In this role, the individual demonstrates unsatiated 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.

Benefits and Perks to Help You Keep Climbing

Our culture is rooted in a shared dedication to living our values – Care, Integrity, Resilience, Servant Leadership, and Teamwork – every day, in everything we do. At Delta, our people are our success. At the heart of what we offer is our focus on Sharing Success with Delta employees. Exploring a career at Delta gives you a chance to see the world while earning great compensation and benefits to help you keep climbing along the way:

  • Competitive salary, industry-leading profit sharing program, and performance incentives
  • 401(k) with generous company contributions up to 9%
  • Paid time off including vacation, holidays, paid personal time, maternity and parental leave
  • Comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, short/long term disability and life benefits
  • Family care assistance through fertility support, surrogacy and adoption assistance, lactation support, subsidized back-up care, and programs that help with loved ones in all stages
  • Holistic Wellbeing programs to support physical, emotional, social, and financial health, including access to an employee assistance program offering support for you and anyone in your household, free financial coaching, and extensive resources supporting mental health
  • Domestic and International space-available flight privileges for employees and eligible family members
  • Career development programs to achieve your long-term career goals
  • World-wide partnerships to engage in community service and innovative goals created to focus on sustainability and reducing our carbon footprint
  • Business Resource Groups created to connect employees with common interests to promote inclusion, provide perspective and help implement strategies
  • Recognition rewards and awards through the platform Unstoppable Together

Access to over 500 discounts, specialty savings and voluntary benefits through Deltaperks such as car and hotel rentals and auto, home, and pet insurance, legal services, and childcare

What You Need To Succeed (minimum Qualifications)

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Desired development experience building and maintaining ETL pipelines
  • Desired experience working with database technologies and data development such as Python, PLSQL, etc.
  • Good 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 and data design

What Will Give You a Competitive Edge (preferred Qualifications)

  • Some post-degree professional experience
  • Desired Airline industry experience

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