Data Engineer

Palo Alto, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R13608
Responsibilities

Analyze & translate functional specifications & change requests into technical specifications.

Design, develop, implement ETL framework for Enterprise DW system.

Executing unit tests and validating expected results; iterating until test conditions have passed. Translate business needs into end user applications.

Ensure accuracy & integrity of data & applications through analysis, coding, writing clear documentation & problem resolution.

Troubleshoot and remediate issues impacting processes in ETL framework.

Modifying existing code to provide defect fixes for existing ETLs.

Coordinate and Collaborate with ETL team and business users to implement all ETL procedures for all new projects and maintain effective awareness of all production activities according to required standards and provide support to all existing applications.

Provide support to all ETL schedule and maintain compliance to same and develop and maintain various standards to perform ETL codes and maintain an effective project life cycle on all ETL processes.

Keep abreast of the tools, techniques and components being used in the industry through research and applies this knowledge to the system(s) being developed.

Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems or related field or foreign academic equivalent.

Hands-on experience with all aspects of designing, developing, testing and implementing ETL solutions

Knowledge of Big data systems – Hadoop, pig, hive, spark etc. required.

Packaging and release management.

Working knowledge with MPP systems

Knowledge of data modeling and designing databases

Ability to work in a fast paced environment on several projects

Solid understanding of SDLC, software best practices and Agile development methodologies

Strong analytical and diagnostic skills

Good knowledge of metadata, and using/managing metadata

Ability to develop and organize high-quality documentation

Take responsibility for performance tuning

Experience with data warehousing and star-schema (dimensional) data models a plus.

Working knowledge on Linux/Unix Operating systems

Hands on experience in Database technologies like Oracle, Mysql , Teradata or likes.

Strong scripting skills – python ( a big plus ), Perl , shell etc.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.