Job Description :
Data Engineer
Chicago IL
Long term

Required skills :

The successful candidate should have at least a Bachelors degree in one of the following fields: math, statistics, computer science, data science, or a social science or public policy related field.
must have at least five years experience in positions of increasing responsibility, preferably working with large datasets and conducting statistical and quantitative modeling, melding analytics with programming, data mining, clustering, and segmentation.
He/she should have a strong foundation in areas of statistics, mathematics, and computer programming.
Mature fluency in Python programming and familiarity with both Linux and Windows operating environments required along with parallelization technologies for high performance computing.
Familiarity with utility scripting languages such as Bash and Powershell, code repository tools such as Git and Subversion (SVN), and Atlassian products JIRA and Bitbucket.
Experience with a broad array of data storage platforms, including, but not limited to: SQL (Postgres, MS SQL, MySQL), NoSQL (MongoDB), and data warehousing solutions (Vertica/Greenplum) with emphasis on performance tuning, query optimizations, big data workloads.
Extensive hands on experience in leading large-scale, full-cycle MPP enterprise data warehousing (EDW) projects.
Extensive hands on experience in data warehousing design, tuning, and ETL/ELT process development.
In addition, the successful candidate should:

Recommend solutions that follow accepted standards regarding database physical structure, functional capabilities, and security.
Maintain database performance by calculating optimal parameters values.
Perform query and database design optimization in addition to providing assistance/reviews/feedback to stakeholders in writing complex queries, stored procedures/functions, views, and DDL/DML scripts.
Troubleshoot complex database issues in accurate and timely manner ensuring compliance with SLAs.
Have strong skills in problem solving and quantitative/qualitative analysis required.
Be able to organize and prioritize work assignments to meet project goals.