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Lead Data Engineer (Remote)

Company: Wesco Distribution
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionWESCO is seeking a Lead Data Engineer. In this role, you will lead, mentor and develop a team of data engineers on cloud technology products, projects, and initiatives. You will work with all customers, both internal and external, to make sure all data related features are implemented in each solution. In addition, you will collaborate with business partners and other technical teams across the organization as required to deliver proposed solutions.Responsibilities

  • Works with Scrum masters, product owners, and others to identify new features for digital products
  • Works with IT leadership and business partners to design features for the cloud data platform
  • Determines technical specifications and approaches for new features, conducting code reviews and mentors other developers
  • Leading other team members in the establishment of internal best practices such as coding standards, peer reviews, code management, release management, environment management, process flows, and documentation
  • Troubleshoots production issues of all levels and severities, and tracks progress from identification through resolution
  • Maintains culture of open communication, collaboration, mutual respect and productive behaviors; participates in the hiring, training, and retention of top tier talent and mentors team members to new and fulfilling career experiences
  • Identifies risks, barriers, efficiencies and opportunities when thinking through development approach; presents possible platform-wide architectural solutions based on facts, data, and best practices
  • Explores all technical options when considering solution, including homegrown coding, third-party sub-systems, enterprise platforms, and existing technology components
  • Actively participates in collaborative effort through all phases of software development life cycle (SDLC), including requirements analysis, technical design, coding, testing, release, and customer technical support
  • Develops technical documentation, such as system context diagrams, design documents, release procedures, and other pertinent artifacts.
  • Leads efforts with third party vendor selection based on digital roadmap and requirements, including initial research and identification, selection and contributing to contractual discussions
  • Leads efforts with the management of third party technology partners, including assignments, service level agreements, quality standards, work product and other deliverables as detailed in contractual agreements
  • Understands lifecycle of various technology sub-systems that comprise the enterprise data platform (i.e., version, release, roadmap), including current capabilities, compatibilities, limitations, and dependencies; understands and advises of optimal upgrade paths
  • Establishes relationships with key IT, QA, and other corporate partners, and regularly communicatesQualifications
    • Bachelor's degree information technology, computer science, or data related field preferred
    • 5 years required, 7 years preferred experience in a data engineering role
    • 1 - 3 years preferred in a lead data engineering role
    • 3 years required, 5 years preferred experience in Azure data services (Data Factory, Databricks, ADLS, Synapse, SQL DB, etc.)
    • 1 - 3 years preferred experience in data architecture activities such as evaluation, design, and implementation of data related technologies
    • Expertise working with databases and SQL
    • Strong working knowledge of Azure Data Factory and Databricks
    • Strong working knowledge of code management and continuous integrations systems (Azure DevOps or Github preferred)
    • Strong working knowledge of cloud relational databases (Azure Synapse and Azure SQL preferred)
    • Familiarity with Agile delivery methodologies
    • Familiarity with NoSQL databases (such as CosmosDB) preferred
    • Any experience with Python, DAX, Azure Logic Apps, Azure Functions, IoT technologies, PowerBI, Power Apps, SSIS, Informatica, Teradata, Oracle DB, and Snowflake preferred but not required
    • Ability to multi-task and reprioritize in a dynamic environment
    • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
    • Basic understanding of budgets including processing invoices and other financial documents through accounting processes and practices WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.OrganizationWESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded FORTUNE 250 company, is a leading provider of business-to-business distribution, logistics services and supply chain management solutions. Pro forma 2019 annual sales were over $17 billion, including Anixter International which it acquired in June 2020.WESCO offers a best-in-class product and services portfolio of Electrical and Electronic Solutions, Communications and Security Solutions, and Utility and Broadband Solutions. The company employs over 18,000 people, maintains relationships with over 30,000 suppliers, and serves more than 150,000 customers worldwide. With nearly 1.5 million products, end-to-end supply chain services, and leading digital capabilities, WESCO provides innovative solutions to meet customer needs across commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities.WESCO operates nearly 800 branch and warehouse locations in over 50 countries, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.At WESCO, we build, connect, power, and protect the world. We have the capabilities and expertise to deliver the latest technologies, including: Industrial networking, Intelligent buildings, Cloud computing, Alternative energy, Broadband communications, Critical infrastructure protection, LED lighting retrofits, and Physical security.

Keywords: Wesco Distribution, Salt Lake City , Lead Data Engineer (Remote), Engineering , Salt Lake City, Utah

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