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Senior Data Engineer

Hunt Valley, MD 21030

Posted: 02/08/2021 Industry: IT Job Number: 13987952

Job Description

HEPCO Inc., is seeking a Data Engineer for one of our most prestigious clients in the Baltimore area. This role combines software development and analytics experience so either of the following backgrounds is acceptable: a software developer with experience in data interpretation OR a business analyst with experience in software development, especially focused on process automation.

Client offers:
REMOTE WORK during Covid

What you Bring to the Table:

  • Familiar with the modern cloud data platforms (Azure preferred but AWS is ok). Experience in some of the following is preferred:

  • Azure Technologies:

    • Data Lake (Analytics and Storage),

    • Data Warehouse / Synapse Analytics / Amazon Redshift

    • Data Factory

    • Logic Apps

    • Data Bricks

  • Other preferred technologies include: Advanced T-SQL (SQL Server), REST API concepts, Powershell, SSIS, PowerBI

  • Experience in database design, architecture, and warehousing

  • Experience creating ETL/ELT processes to move data between internal and external sources using APIs, ETL. 

  • Fundamental understanding of Data Lakes, Data Catalogs, Hardware and Network Topology

  • Experience with Object-Oriented Programming Languages such as Python, JavaScript, Java, C#, etc. 

  • Experience using data reporting and visualization tools (e.g. Cognos, SSRS, Qlik, Data Studio, Power BI, Tableau, etc.)

  • Knowledgeable about a variety of job-related concepts listed below will help you be successful in this role and are some of the main duties of the position:

    • Algorithmic concepts from at least one information-centric discipline (e.g. statistics, machine learning, information processing, natural language processing, etc.)

    • Gathering data requirements from stakeholders

    • Evaluating data collection for accuracy

    • Data Governance concepts

    • Mindful of practices, procedures and legal guidelines that govern PII and other sensitive data

    • Ability to tackle complex problems with creative solutions when the path may not be clear.


 Day to Day Summary:

  • Integrate data within Corporate Data Lake and Enterprise Data Warehouse environments; maintain data warehouse

  • Migrate legacy data components to future state environments

  • Analyze application and infrastructure performance data in order to prevent, detect, and mitigate broadcast center incidents

  • Create and maintain a data broker layer for orchestrating broadcast center telemetry messages

  • Create a Consumer telemetry layer

  • Establish metadata taxonomy and data governance standards

  • Build scalable, high performance infrastructure for delivering clear business insights from raw data sources

  • Responsible for designing, building, testing, integrating, managing, and optimizing data

  • Responsible for data format, resilience, scaling, and security

  • Track operations and constantly look for ways to make things work better, faster, and smoother

  • Thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong judgment in the face of ambiguity


  • 2+ years of data taxonomy, BI, data migration or data lake integration experience

  • Proven experience using one or more data modeling tools (including, but not limited to, SQL, Spark, ElasticSearch, Hive, Azure Data Lake, BigQuery, etc.)

  • Proven experience using object-oriented programming languages (including, but not limited to, Python, JavaScript, Java, Scala, etc.) and functional data science tools such as R, or others

  • Experience with data visualization tools (including, but not limited to, Matplot, Splunk, Kibana, DataStudio, Tableau, Cognos, etc.)

  • Experience with Consumer telemetry, infrastructure monitoring, and process improvement preferred

  • Machine learning and artificial intelligence experience preferred

  • Thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong judgment in the face of ambiguity


Meet Your Recruiter

Tom Lee
Vice President – Recruiting and IT Operations

Mr. Lee has over 25 years of experience in the service and retail industries with extensive backgrounds in management, sales, recruiting and training. He is currently a senior member of our recruiting staff serving multiple industries, with a specific focus on personnel with engineering backgrounds. He joined HEPCO in 1992.

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