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Data Engineer (Remote or Hybrid)

Company: RTI International
Location: Durham
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

This role will work in the Data Warehouse and BI Application space to support the user community. - The main focus will be development & modification of Data Warehouse Integrations, data models that leverage Azure Synapse, Pipelines, Data Lake, Delta Lake. Must have strong communication skills to regularly deal with the business, as well as with specialists from related fields, including database developers, and software engineers. Candidates must have outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills and a good grasp of the technical side of business intelligence and always keep up to date with the latest BI tools and technologies. - Candidates must also be detail oriented and highly organized.


Data -acquisition and ingestion - Identify -data -sources and build pipelines using various ETL tools such as but not limited to, Azure Data Factory and Azure pipelines.
Translate business requirements from product owners and analysts into technical code.
Identify, fix and document bugs, bottlenecks in workflows and pipelines.
Enforce security compliance, fine tune performance and promote code quality standards.
Explore, learn the latest Azure data warehouse technologies to add to current competencies.
Support Data Warehousing solutions in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Support Business Intelligence Applications (Power BI, Cognos) as required.


BS/MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or related field, or an equivalent combination of education, training and work experience
4+ years' work experience with 2+ (or MS 2+ years' work experience with 1+) in a Data Engineer or equivalent role. Data integration and/or backend software engineers with equivalent experience are encouraged to apply.

Basic competencies

Experience in data structures, data modeling, data warehousing and data pipeline development on Azure or equivalent major cloud platforms.
Fluency in SQL for data exploration and analysis.
Proven success in problem-solving, multi-tasking and managing multiple priorities.
Good oral/written communication skills.
Detail orientated, well organized and analytical.
Comfortable working unguided and independently.

Preferred competencies

Practical experience in software engineering development lifecycle, agile development methodologies, coding standards and best practices, code review, testing, source code management, automated build, and deployment processes. -
Advanced SQL and working with large datasets.
Experience providing technical leadership and best practices in data engineering.
Proven ability in collaborating with business users, technical teams and vendors in gathering requirements, explaining data modeling decisions and data engineering strategy.
Demonstrated ability to clearly articulate insights, challenges to stakeholders, customers and senior management.
Exceptional team collaboration, written/oral communication, and analytical skills.
Comfortable working with a diverse range of data technologies and platforms
Strong business and technical acumen, ability to influence others and manage multiple project deliverables and priorities.

Employment Eligibility
Due to RTI business nature handling US government contracts and data; candidates must be:

legally authorized to work in the US, do not require work visa sponsorship now or in the future.
eligible to obtain appropriate level of US government security clearance as noted by project contracts.


EEO & Pay Equity Statements:
As a global employer of choice, RTI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace and the communities and markets where we serve our mission. We value diversity of thought, culture, background and perspective and welcome applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, creed, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws or RTI policy.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach and one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit www.rti.org.For USA Job Postings Only: RTI participates in the US Government E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify program and laws that are designed to protect you against discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can be found here.For San Francisco, CA USA Job Postings Only: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Further information is available here. -The anticipated pay range for this role is listed below. Our pay ranges represent national averages and may vary by location as a geographic differential may be applied to some locations within the United States.RTI considers multiple factors when making an offer including, for example: established salary range, internal budget, business needs, and education and years of work experience possessed by the applicant. Further, salary is merely one element to our offer.At RTI, we demonstrate our commitment to rewarding individual and team achievement through a total rewards package. This package includes (among other things) a competitive base salary, a generous paid time off policy, merit based annual increases, bonus opportunities and a robust recognition program. Other benefits include a competitive range of insurance plans (including health, dental, life, and short-term and long-term disability), access to a retirement savings program such as a 401(k) plan, paid parental leave for all parents, financial assistance with adoption expenses or infertility treatments, financial reimbursement for education and developmental opportunities, an employee assistance program, and numerous other offerings to support a healthy work-life balance.

Hiring Salary Range:
$86,000 - $106,000

Keywords: RTI International, Durham , Data Engineer (Remote or Hybrid), Other , Durham, North Carolina

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