Nortal

Data Engineer - Python


US Remote



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Job's description


A Nortal  Data Engineer’s role is to lead and implement data engineering projects, support and maintain data pipelines, and provide expertise and best practices regarding data engineering for staff across the company. Typical data engineering projects focus on improving performance and adding features to existing data pipelines. As needed, the  Data Engineer will design and develop new data engineering pipelines as part of the Data Engineering Team. Further, the  Data Engineer will help decide how and implement improvements to pipelines, systems, and infrastructure. 
Data Engineers are expected to have an in-depth understanding of data engineering best practices as well as expertise with the tools needed to debug and diagnose issues.  Data Engineers contribute as a team member to testing, QA, and documentation of data pipelines and systems.
The Nortal Data Engineering Team is a small agile team of motivated individuals who welcome challenges, adapt quickly, strive to acquire new knowledge, learn new technologies, accept new responsibilities, and work well individually, as a team, and with other teams within the organization. You will work closely with the Data Engineering Lead, product managers, workflow developers and other software engineers to advance projects and meet objectives.
We seek an experienced engineer who is interested in pursuing an advanced individual contributor technical career track over a technical management career track.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assembling large, complex sets of data that meet non-functional and functional business requirements
  • Identifying, designing, and implementing internal process improvements including re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, optimizing data delivery, and automating manual processes  
  • Building required infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from various data sources using AWS and SQL technologies
  • Building analytical tools to utilize the data pipeline, providing actionable insight into key business performance metrics including operational efficiency and customer acquisition 
  • Working with stakeholders including data, design, product and executive teams and assisting them with data-related technical issues
  • Working with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to support their data infrastructure needs while assisting with data-related technical issues 

Data Engineer Expectations

  • Maintain an in-depth understanding of relevant data engineering best practices
  • Display expertise with tools needed to debug and diagnose issues
  • Given a medium to large understood problem, can design, implement, and deploy a solution
  • Show initiative and help when needed without being asked
  • Deliver feedback in a constructive manner
  • Provide guidance to other engineers and workflow developers
  • Work well with technical leads, incorporating feedback as needed

Required Skills

  • AWS: S3 Data Lake, Athena, Redshift, EMR, Glue, ECS, EKS
  • Proficiency with Python in a data engineering context. Ex: Pandas, PySpark
  • Source control using Git
  • Proficiency with SQL
  • Proficiency with workflow orchestration concepts
  • Adaptable to Windows, Linux, and container-based deployment environments
  • Workflow performance, scaling, and optimization. Big Data solutions in some cases.
  • Security & privacy principals

Desired Skill & Qualifications

  • ETL productivity tools
  • Spark
  • EKS
  • Terraform
  • Helm
  • Python3
Nortal US Is An Equal Opportunity Employer And All Qualified Applicants Will Receive Consideration For Employment Without Regard To Race, Color, Religion, Sex, National Origin, Disability Status, Protected Veteran Status, Or Any Other Characteristic Protected By Law.




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