Big Data Engineer

bloomington, Minnesota

Our client is seeking a UX Data Science Engineer to join their team in Bloomington, MN.

As a User Experience (UX) Data Engineer on this team, you will apply data analysis, modeling, and extract/transform/load (ETL) skills across data domains with a focus on preparing data for analytics and data science use cases.  They are looking for teammates who are curious, energized by solving problems, and passionate about improving the end-to-end experience.

Responsibilities

They are looking for a User Experience (UX) Data Engineer with a passion for improving the user experience. You will be expected to work closely with senior researchers, data teams in other parts of the organization, business and product teams, and the extended Experience Design (XD) team to understand and wrangle Experience Data (X-Data) – the data sources that capture the end-to-end user experience. You should have a variety of hands-on experience with data mapping and modeling, batch data transformations, and data prep for analytics using SQL and python. Experience with java/JDBC and ODBC connectivity is a plus. Experience with end-user data tools like Alteryx and Tableau is a plus. Experience with the Hadoop ecosystem including Hive, Spark, PySpark, command line utilities and scripting is a plus.

The application of these skills will shape data to give us a deeper understanding of user behavior – this includes helping to create user profiles, model customer journeys, measure and refine UX metrics, etc. The ability to conceptualize, prepare, and explain data sets that enable analysis, metrics, visualization and presentations is key in this role.

The ideal candidate brings the following skills:

  • Data mapping and modeling
  • Extract Transform Load (ETL)
  • Data wrangling, QC and profiling
  • Data prep for analytics and data science
  • Hadoop ecosystem knowledge and experience
  • Presentations to partners and stakeholders

Tools:

  • SQL, python, java/JDBC, ODBC, Hive, Spark, command line utilities and scripting, teamwork in JIRA, Confluence and MS Office

Bonus Points:

  • End user power tools like Alteryx, Power BI, and Tableau

Qualifications

  • High School diploma; advanced degree preferred in relevant field preferred
  • 4-6 years of work experience in the IT field and a broad knowledge of technology
  • Must have excellent oral, written and communication skills
  • Customer centricity is a must to lead by example
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated ability to meet project deadlines and deliverables
  • Continued enhancement of Technical Skills through continuing education/seminars and interaction with other Technology disciplines

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