Added Apr 22, 2022 Data Engineer - REMOTE (23464) Rosemont, IL | Contract Apply

Job Description

LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk! LRS Consulting Services is seeking a Data Engineer for a long-term contracting opportunity with our client in the west suburbs of Chicago!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you!

The Data Engineer will:
- Constantly develop a deeper understanding of available data
- Work to understand multiple technical and operational departments, and how data is captured and used within the organization
- Model, build, maintain, and support custom pipelines to service both the data warehouse and data marts
- Provide recommendations on physical structure, query optimization and other performance techniques to ensure optimal performance of data marts
- Organize, optimize, and expand upon existing ETL structure
- Support the data engineering and operational needs of the Analytics team, as well as other teams across the organization in the future
- Engineer, manage, and maintain custom-built solutions for data enrichment, external data acquisition, workflow enhancement and database maintenance/monitoring tasks
- Develop and manage CI/CD and source control solutions to improve development infrastructure
- Act as cloud technology thought leader to provide insight and guidance for cloud computing solutions
- Assist with the implementation of cloud offering selections and configuration to best support a hybrid cloud infrastructure
- Assist with selection and development of containerization technology
- Assess & POC implementation of modern technologies, providing consultation on best practices and working with stake holders to create robust usage strategy.
- Other duties as assigned.

- Strong experience in Data Engineering and Data Warehousing &/or Analytics
- Hands-on experience with Cloud data infrastructure, to include AWS (pref., Amazon Redshift)
- Hands-on experience engineering data pipelines
- Hands-on experience with dimensional modeling
- Strong understanding of SQL with the ability to understand complex queries and to write high quality, maintainable and reusable code
- Good knowledge of engineering principles of clustered, multi-nodal cloud environments
- Good knowledge of Azure DevOps preferred
- Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, aggregate, analyze, and wrangle significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to thrive in a project-based environment with evolving requirements

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status