Our major tech client in Redmond is looking for an experienced database engineer to join their cloud team.

This team works with big data and cloud technology. This is a great chance to work with cutting edge cloud technology and big data in large systems!

Responsibilities include:

  • Design, develop, implement, test, document, and operate large-scale, high-volume, high-performance data platform for business intelligence analytics on the cloud.
  • Develop a deep understanding of vast data sources (existing on the cloud) and know exactly how, when, and which data to use to solve particular business problems.
  • Working on a system that speaks natively to dozens of database platforms, enabling individual users and enterprises to rapidly explore their data and author insightful visualizations.
  • Extending this system to handle an ever more diverse set of data sources, including API-based web data sources.
  • Conduct daily quality assurance testing of data, troubleshoot issues, and liaise with internal teams to ensure delivery of timely, accurate, and reliable data.
  • Be responsible for laying the foundation for the platform as well as proposing solutions to ease software development.
  • Create ETLs/ELTs to take data from various operational systems and create a unified dimensional or star schema data model for analytics and reporting.
  • Gather business and functional requirements and translate these requirements into robust, scalable, operable solutions that work well within the overall data architecture.
  • Evaluate and make decisions around the use of new or existing software products and tools.
  • Agile development of data insights and data intelligence solutions/reports for business decisions.
  • Proficient at developing and managing effective working relationships within an organization and across multiple business and Engineering stakeholders.
  • Experience in data security, encryption and RBAC implementation is a plus.

Keywords provides a competitive compensation package, good benefits and a casual, fun, productive and supportive working environment. We empower people to perform to the best of their ability with our “can do” attitude. We appreciate and embrace flexibility and learn at every opportunity to grow ourselves through experience, training and tackling new challenges. This is what makes us Keywordians.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • 5+ years of experience in data warehouse technologies and/or a back-end reporting systems.
  • Strong background in data warehousing principles, architecture and its implementation in large environments.
  • Strong scripting skills to perform data/file manipulation.
  • Experience with various testing methodologies, processes and artifact creation, and user acceptance testing is a plus.
  • Experience with ETL, Data Modeling, and working with Business Intelligence systems.
  • Expert in writing SQL scripts.
  • Experience with processing large, multi-dimensional datasets from multiple source.
  • Experience in monitoring and automated reporting.
  • Experience with various testing methodologies, processes and artifact creation, and user acceptance testing is a plus.
  • Ability to operate effectively and independently in a dynamic, fluid environment.
  • Familiarity with Agile development practices highly desirable.
  • Must have strong customer service skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • 3 to 4 years of overall experience.

Benefits

At Keywords we provide all our contingent workforce with:

  • Paid Time Off (including sick days and select holidays)
  • 401k (3% matching)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
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