Data Engineer

Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Posted: 08/07/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 13904
Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Data Engineer to join our team at our client s site in Greenwood Village, CO.

The Data Engineer is responsible for the maintenance, improvement, cleaning, and manipulation of data in the business s operational and analytics databases. The Data Engineer works with the business s software engineers, data analytics teams, data scientists, and data warehouse engineers in order to understand and aid in the implementation of database requirements, analyze performance, and troubleshoot any existent issues.


Design, construct, install, test and maintain data management systems.

Build high-performance algorithms, predictive models, and prototypes.

Ensure that all systems meet the business/company requirements as well as industry practices.

Integrate up-and-coming data management and software engineering technologies into existing data structures.

Develop set processes for data mining, data modeling, and data production.

Create custom software components and analytics applications.

Research new uses for existing data.

Employ an array of technological languages and tools to connect systems together.

Collaborate with members of your team (eg, data architects, the IT team, data scientists) on the project s goals.

Install/update disaster recovery procedures.

Recommend different ways to constantly improve data reliability and quality.


Bachelor s degree in computer science, software/computer engineering, applied mathematics, or physics statistics.


2-3 years working experience in data engineering, data warehousing, data integration or business intelligence

2-3 years of experience writing complex SQL, with experience working with multiple database platforms

2-3 years of experience managing, debugging, and optimizing databases that are critical to the business s mission.

2-3 years of experience working with ETL tools

Strong experience with Python writing data transformation jobs

Strong working and conceptual knowledge of building and maintaining physical and logical data models

Excellent communication skills with the ability to collaborate with non-technical partners

Familiarity with cloud-based data engineering (AWS)

Experience working in an Agile environment working on a Scrum team

Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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