• Big Data Engineer (3-5 years+)

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 3 months ago(1/2/2019 3:19 PM)
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  • Overview

    What’s in it for you?


    Vectorworks, Inc. is looking for a Big Data Engineer to build and automate our big data pipeline and generate detailed metrics and reports of our software. This person will work as part of our software engineering team.


    It’s an exciting time to join the Vectorworks family, and if you are looking for an opportunity to have a lasting impact on a growing team, we hope you’ll take the time to learn more about this opportunity!


    In this role, you should expect to:


    • Build and automate our big data pipeline
    • Generate detailed metrics and reports from big data for various departments within Vectorworks
    • Utilize understanding of ETL principles
    • Exhibit a proficiency in Python and AWS analytic stack
    • Work closely with both cloud and mobile technologies team as well as other software development teams to extract and analyze data


    Why do you want this job? Because you are:


    • A self-starter who is motivated to take ownership of projects and drive tasks to completion with minimal supervision
    • Able to provide direction and identify new areas where data can be applied to improve software and business decision making
    • Looking for an opportunity where you can grow and move forward with the latest trends in big data technology


    Why do we want you? Because you have:


    • A minimum of 60 college credits in computer science or a related field is required
    • A Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field
    • 2-4 years of experience 
    • A Minimum of one year of experience building data pipelines and performing detailed data extraction/analysis, resulting in generating metrics and custom reports
    • Solid understanding of ETL principles and how to apply them 
    • Proficiency in Python
    • Experience with Bash shell scripting
    • Worked with SQL or other scripting languages to write custom queries and to generate reports
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate across business areas
    • The ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
    • Strong interest in learning and using the latest technologies


    Extra Credit:


    • Experience with Kibana, Redshift, and Tableau Software
    • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, ranging from front-end user interface to back-end systems as well as all points in between
    • Cloud development experience, particularly with Amazon AWS
    • Experience using Pandas and/or Numpy


    Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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