$80K — $100K *
nLIGHT is a rapidly growing publicly listed company (NASDAQ: LASR). nLIGHT is a global leader in high-power semiconductor and fiber lasers for industrial, microfabrication, aerospace, and defense applications. Headquartered in Camas, WA, nLIGHT employs over 1,000 people with operations in the U.S., China, and Europe.
As a Data Engineer you will build and maintain the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, loading and transformation of data from wide variety of data sources using Microsoft Azure Cloud services.
This position will report to the IT Software Engineering manager and should be able to operate under light supervision and make independent decisions and judgments.
Work closely with stakeholders and IT development teams to build highly scalable data platform in Microsoft Azure environment that enables data ingestion, storage, and preparation of large datasets.
Develop, implement, and maintain Azure Infrastructure including Storage Accounts, VMs, SQL Servers, Data warehouses, Data Lakes, and Networking.
Lead projects in collaboration with internal partners (data architects/scientists), consultants, and vendors aimed at providing data analytics solutions.
Design and develop data pipelines for data movement and data orchestration primarily using Azure Synapse.
Implement continuous integration and continuous deployment processes using Git and Azure DevOps.
Own the definition of security and compliance requirements and drive infrastructure design and implementations to meet stakeholder needs.
Provide on-going support of data analytics solutions.
Monitor Azure resource utilization and implement adjustments to optimize on-going performance and costs.
BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, relevant field, or equivalent work experience.
4+ years industry experience, including practical experience designing, developing, and maintaining secure data solutions in Azure.
Proficient creating and maintaining secure, fault tolerant Azure resources and data pipelines.
Proficient with Azure SQL platforms and tools. Familiarity with Microsoft business intelligence suite a plus.
Experience in designing and developing data movement and orchestration pipelines using Azure Synapse, Azure Blob Storage, Azure SQL, and flat file processing.
Professional experience working with Project Management and Data Warehouse teams to translate requirements into project scope, and deliver on scope.
Proven ability to drive working relationships with external consultants and vendors.
Communication skills both verbal and written.
Proficient using Microsoft Office suite and SharePoint.
Desired Skills and Experience
Experience with data modelling and delivering data warehouses.
Experience consuming RESTful API’s.
Experience consuming data from non-SQL data sources
Experience automating Azure resources using Azure CLI, ARM templates and PowerShell
Valid through: 9/21/2021