IT Staff Data Engineer

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Savant

Cleveland, OH
Full Time
2mo ago

Company Description

Savant Systems, Inc., is a true powerhouse delivering unmatched intelligent lighting and smart home solutions. Together, Savant and GE Lighting, a Savant company, offer a deep and diverse portfolio of bold and easy-to-use innovations across the retail and professional channels that are engineered for every home.

Savant, a recognized leader in home control and automation, is one of the fastest-growing smart home companies in the luxury and mid-markets. Its powerful Pro technology brings climate, lighting, entertainment, security and energy together in a single, award winning application interface for homeowners.

GE Lighting, a Savant company, has been at the forefront of every major lighting innovation, from the first light bulb to industry-first LED and smart solutions along with the world’s first voice-embedded lighting product. Today it leads the North American retail lighting market as the most trusted, recommended and likely to purchase brand.

Job Description

We are building a modern data and analytics platform to enable our business teams with the right information at the right time to make better decisions. We are looking for talented individuals to help bring our vision to reality.  As the Staff Data Engineer, you will be in on the ground floor, bringing critical skills and experience in data profiling and data integration.  You will join a team of individuals who know our business and our current data landscape; together you will build the future!

TOP REASONS TO WORK WITH US:

  • You enjoy working with other top-notch professionals to tackle fun and challenging problems every day.
  • You want to be a valued member of a team that has a high regard for your thinking and creativity.
  • You are a data evangelist and have a penchant for applying cutting edge technologies at speed and scale.
  • You like making a difference developing solutions to enable smarter, greener, living.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  •  Architect, create, maintain/optimize data pipelines in a greenfield environment.  Establish the necessary standards to ensure quality outcomes.
  • Apply tools, techniques and architectures to partially or completely automate the most-common, repeatable and tedious data preparation and integration tasks in order to minimize manual and error-prone processes and improve productivity.
  • Collaborate with business analysts in refining their data requirements for various data and analytics initiatives and their data consumption requirements.
  •  Apply data and/or domain understanding in addressing new data requirements; propose appropriate (and innovative) data ingestion, preparation, integration and operationalization techniques; train counterparts such as data analysts, end users, and other data consumers in these data pipelining and preparation techniques, to enable them to integrate and consume the data they need for their own use cases.
  • Collaborate with System Architects and data experts to define and understand the transactional system data to be transformed into reporting and analysis forms.
  • Ensure compliance and governance of data by working with cybersecurity and data governance teams.
  • Promote data and analytics capabilities and expertise to business leaders and business teams.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, statistics, applied mathematics, data management, information systems, information science or a related quantitative field is required.
  • 5+ years work experience in data management disciplines including data integration, modeling, optimization and data quality, and/or other areas directly relevant to data engineering responsibilities and tasks.
  • 3+ years of experience working in cross-functional teams and collaborating with business stakeholders in support of data management and analytics initiative.
  • Strong experience with advanced analytics tools for Object-oriented/object function scripting using languages such as R, Python, Java, or C++.
  • Strong ability to design, build and manage data pipelines for data structures encompassing data transformation, data models, schemas, metadata and workload management.
  • Strong experience with popular database programming languages including SQL for relational databases and basic experience in nonrelational databases.
  • Strong experience in working with large, heterogeneous datasets in building and optimizing data pipelines, pipeline architectures and integrated datasets using traditional data integration technologies. These should include ETL/ELT, data replication/CDC, message-oriented data movement, API design and access and upcoming data ingestion and integration technologies such as stream data integration and data virtualization.
  • Prior experience with AWS Data Lakes, Data Warehousing and Analytics; AWS certification(s) is a plus.
  • Basic experience working with popular data discovery, analytics and BI software tools like Tableau.
  • Basic understanding of popular open-source and commercial data science platforms such as Python or R is a strong plus but not required/compulsory.
  • Basic experience in working with data governance and data security teams in moving data pipelines into production with appropriate data quality, governance and security standards and certification.
  • Adept in agile methodologies and capable of applying DevOps and increasingly DataOps principles to data pipelines to improve the communication, integration, reuse and automation of data flows between data managers and consumers across the organization.

Additional Information

GE Lighting, a Savant Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), gender (including gender identity, gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, domestic violence victim status, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

GE Lighting, a Savant Company does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or CVs from recruitment agencies. We are not responsible for, and will not pay, any fees, commissions, or any other payment related to unsolicited resumes or CVs except as required in a written contract between Savant and the recruitment agency or party requesting payment of a fee.

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