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Lead Data Engineer

Company: American Red Cross
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

By joining the American Red Cross you will touch millions of lives every year and experience the greatness of the human spirit at its best. Are you ready to be part of the world's largest humanitarian network? Job Description: The candidate will primarily work virtually from a home-office with occasional in-person meetings as necessary. Preference for candidate to be located in the Mid-Atlantic states (NC, SC, VA). Position Summary: As a Lead Data Engineer for the American Red Cross, you will be part of a Data Management team that is modernizing and transforming our data and reporting capabilities across multiple verticals including Biomedical Services by implementing a new modernized data architecture. The Lead Data Engineer will design and develop highly scalable and extensible data platforms which enable collection, storage, distribution, modeling, and analysis of large data sets from numerous channels. This position requires an innovative software engineer who is passionate about data & data quality. The ideal candidate will possess strong data management and API integration experience and the ability to develop scalable data pipelines that make data management and analytics/reporting faster, more insightful, and more efficient. Responsibilities: - Develop, test, document and maintain scalable data pipelines. - Build out new data integrations including APIs to support continuing increases in data volume and complexity. - Establish and follow data governance processes and guidelines to ensure data availability, usability, consistency, integrity, and security. - Build and implement scalable solutions that align to our data governance standards and architectural road map for data integrations, data storage, reporting, and analytic solutions. - Collaborate with analytics and business teams to improve data models that feed business intelligence tools, increasing data accessibility and fostering data-driven decision making across the organization. - Design and develop data integrations and a data quality framework. Write unit/integration/functional tests and document work. - Design, implement, and automate deployment of our distributed system for collecting and processing streaming events from multiple sources - Perform data analysis required to troubleshoot data-related issues and assist in the resolution of data issues. - Serve as tech lead when needed. Qualified candidates must be authorized to work in the United States. The American Red Cross does not sponsor employment visas. Qualifications: - Education: 4-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience. Prefer academic backgrounds in in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related technical field. - 7-10 years of relevant work experience in analytics, data engineering, business intelligence or related field. - Experience with or knowledge of Agile software development methodologies. - Experience using SQL queries as well as writing and optimizing SQL queries in a business environment with large-scale, complex datasets. - Experience developing integrations across multiple systems and APIs. - Experience creating ETL and/or ELT jobs. - Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills. - Process oriented with great documentation skills. - Proficient with coding in Python. - Experience developing in a Linux environment. - Experience with AWS technologies (e.g. Redshift, RDS, S3, EMR, EC2, Kinesis) is a plus. - Experience with data warehouse technologies is a plus. - Experience designing data schemas and operating SQL/NoSQL database systems is a plus. - Experience with Big Data tools like Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, etc. is a plus. For those candidates located in Colorado, the salary range for this position is: $140K+ annual salary. Note that the American Red Cross sets salary ranges aligned to a specific geographic location in which the job or employee resides. The stated salary range in this posting is an average and may not be reflective of your individual circumstances. We will review specific salary information at the time of phone screening based upon your location. The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization that creates a culture of collaboration and team spirit. We offer our employee's a competitive salary, wide range of generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; flexible spending accounts; 401K retirement plan with match; paid time off, holidays and floating holidays. Also, we encourage professional development and provide growth opportunities. To be considered for this position, please visit www.redcross.org/jobs to apply. *LI-EH1 IND123 Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day. The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Interested in Volunteering? Life's emergencies don't stop, and neither do American Red Cross volunteers, who represent more than 90 percent of our workforce to help prevent and alleviate human suffering. You can make a difference by volunteering in a position that appeals to you and allows you to use your unique skills and talents. The Red Cross relies on generous volunteers who give their time and talent to help fulfill our lifesaving mission. Visit redcross.org/volunteertoday to learn more, including our most-needed volunteer positions. To view the EEOC Summary of Rights, click here: Summary of Rights

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