- Communication Skills
- Project Management
- Relational Databases
- Organizational Skills
Req ID: 144217
We are looking for a self-driven Data Engineer to join our growing team. This candidate will work closely with the Big Data Team, software developers, and analytics teams to deliver trusted data assets while ensuring optimal data delivery architecture. The ideal candidate is experienced in designing, building, and optimizing data processes and pipelines. They must be able to juggle competing demands while maintaining excellent service to their business customers. If you are someone that is passionate about using data to advance the company, this job is for you.
Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
Recommend required infrastructure for optimal ETL of data from a wide variety of data sources including but not limited to Microsoft SQL, Snowflake, Sales Force, SAP Hana, and API based data sources
Assist analytical teams that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer behaviors, energy trading, operational efficiencies and other key performance metrics
Develop set processes for data mining, data modeling, and data production
Design strategies around keeping our data secure, accessible, and reliable
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Technology, Applied Math, or similar field
5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role
Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases (Microsoft SQL required)
Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala, etc.
Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement
Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets
Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management
A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets
Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable data stores
Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
Ability to assess new technologies and determine their fit within the existing architecture
Working knowledge of Snowflake and Hana
Working knowledge and some hands-on experience with NiFi/MiNiFi and Kafka
Familiarity and willing to learn Tableau
Previous experience working in cloud infrastructures such as AWS
SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Skills:
Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities effectively
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong project management and organizational skills
Strong collaboration skills
Typical Physical Demands:
Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping.
Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds.
Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
Requires normal range of hearing and vision.
Job Function(s): Information Technology
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:
Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert