IT Data Engineer, I in Anchorage, AK

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

General Communication   •  

Anchorage, AK 99501

Industry: Telecommunications & Hardware


Less than 5 years

Posted 11 days ago

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GCI's IT Data Engineers will build and maintain the supporting framework for enterprise activities such as acquiring, transforming, and delivering data into a format that can be easily analyzed. Will develop maintain, and test infrastructures for analytics across the company. Leverages existing data infrastructure for to fulfil all data-related requests. Enthusiasm for working with data in many forms is required. Creativity is encouraged, and strong software background and technical skills are required.

Essential Duties of Position:

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Root cause analysis, documenting process
  • Expanding job knowledge and attending job specific training
  • Educating corporate users on data use, literacy, and governance
  • Inspire and foster a positive, results driven, can-do culture.
  • In conjunction with department leadership create an environment of collaboration, candor, professionalism, optimism, open and clear communication, inquisitiveness, and problem solving oriented to results.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to Design, Evaluate, and test data infrastructure
  • Knowledge/background in software design and principles; agile methodology and continuous integration and delivery.
  • Develop/Build IT solutions to meet business requirements.
  • Knowledgeable of install and configure solutions.
  • Translates business and technical requirements in to test cases, test scenarios, and scripts.
  • Ability to develop and/or implement components.
  • Performs script maintenance and updates due to changes in requirements or implementations.
  • Gather business and functional requirements.
  • Perform root cause analysis in complex environments.
  • SQL and related query tools.
  • Experience with at least one programming language.
  • Adheres to standards and procedures.
  • Knowledgeable of IT systems; identify errors or deficiencies and develop solutions.
  • Communication:
  • Create clear and concise written documentation for a variety of audiences, including developers, business analysts and business users. Use a blend of written communication techniques, including detailed documentation, diagramming and slide presentations. Take initiative to initiate communication among teams, including remote team members. Initiate and deliver presentations to internal groups on domain topics.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead by example on all fronts. Guide development teams in a manner that creates success and allows for future self-sufficiency.
  • Foster innovation and promote teamwork.

People and Self-Management:

  • Own and manage priorities and individual tasks without direct supervision.
  • Take initiative and seek out opportunities.
  • Assess and accept risks and learn from mistakes. Build and maintain effective working relationships with leadership, peers, customers and vendors. Work to resolve problem relationships directly.

Customer Service:

  • Provide a professional level of service to both external and internal customers.
  • Take ownership and accountability of problems and facilitate finding a solution, involving other groups as necessary.

Job Requirements:

Works under moderate supervision, supports the team with reasonably complex issues, processes and projects developing a stronger working knowledge of subject matter. Supports the strategic design and implementation of data pipelines and support for analytics.

Additional Technical Competencies:

  • Gather business and functional requirements.
  • Perform root cause analysis in complex environments.
  • SQL and related query tools.
  • Experience with at least one programming language.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Minimum of one-year experience in any combination listed below

  • A corporate data analytics environment.
  • Data analytics platforms and tools.
  • Large database systems such as SQL Server, Oracle and MySQL is highly desirable.
  • Real-time analytics and visualization tools.
  • ETL and/or data pipelines
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software/Computer Engineering or related area is required.
  • Or, in addition to minimum experience required; a combination of relevant work experience and/or education sufficient to perform the duties of the job may substitute to meet the total years required on a year-for-year basis.
  • Certifications: Industry Specific certifications are highly valued and may contribute toward education.

Valid Through: 2019-11-4