FASTTEK GLOBALpowered by Fast Switch - Great Lakes
(734) 744-9373
Dearborn, Michigan
Specialty Development Senior #899741
Job Description:
  • The Data Engineer position is ideal for the technically oriented individual who has experience doing “all things data”, including designing data storage solutions, implementing data storage solutions, optimizing data storage solutions landing data, manipulating data and providing L2 support.
  • In this role, you will collaborate with multiple organizations (Business Customers, Product Owners, Data Tech, IT) to convert business goals into data storage solutions.
  • This role will work in small, cross functional teams and embrace lean and agile practices, software best practices, software quality scanning, automated testing, and CI/CD.
  • REQUIREMENTS MANAGEMENT: Identify, document, communicate and design per requirements.
  • DESIGN: Design data stores.
  • IMPLEMENT DATA STORES: Implement data stores (Hadoop, relational DBs, noSQL DBs, etc.).
  • DATA LANDING: Perform Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) or variations of this activity.
  • TEST: Participate in testing.
  • TUNE: Tune data stores (indexes, SQL queries) to improve performance.
  • L2 SUPPORT: Assist with customer inquiries and incidents/problems.
  • MANAGE: Lead and support integration projects and discuss status with executives.
  • COLLABORATE: Work within/across teams.
Skills Required:
  • Critical thinking and decision making DA/DBA
  • Data Architecture (Data Design, Index Design, Referential Integrity) DA/DBA
  • DB Create/Modify (DB Create/Modify tables, DDL export/import, Data export/import) DA/DBA
  • Performance Tuning (DB-side identification of issues, SQL tuning, DB tuning) Data Manipulation
  • Hadoop Hive/HDFS Data Manipulation
  • SQL Strong communication – both verbal and written
Skills Preferred:
  • Python SW Development Python, Conda packages, PIP Packages
  • DA/DBA - Data Steward – prior experience coordinating on-going landing of data
  • DA/DBA - Database Replication
  • DA/DBA - DB Create/Modify (Physical design)
  • DA/DBA – Security (FIM Groups, Ranger)
  • Data Manipulation - Alteryx
  • Data Manipulation - Attunity
  • Data Manipulation - Hadoop Execution (batch, remote, Ooozie, Livy)
  • Data Manipulation - Hadoop/Spark
  • Data Manipulation - Informatica Axon Data Governance (new in 2021)
  • Data Manipulation - Informatica Big Data Management
  • Data Manipulation - Informatica Enterprise
  • Data Catalog Data Manipulation - Informatica Enterprise Data Preparation
  • Data Manipulation - Informatica Secure@Source
  • Data Manipulation - Infosphere Datastage
  • Data Manipulation - NAS/SAN
  • Data Manipulation – NoSQL (Mongo)
  • Data Manipulation - Oracle
  • Data Manipulation – PII (PII Policy, PII Scanning)
  • Data Manipulation - Python
  • Data Manipulation - S3
  • Data Manipulation - SQL Server
  • Data Manipulation - Sqoop
  • Data Manipulation - Streaming data (Kafka, MQTT)
  • Data Manipulation - Teradata Application Data knowledge
  • L2/L3 support experience Visualization (QlikView, QlikSense, Tableau)
Experience Required:
  • Minimum 3 years of related experience
Experience Preferred:
  • GCP (Google Cloud)
Education Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in technical concentration
Additional Info:
At FastTek Global, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories. Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve and have a little fun along the way.
We have been doing this with pride, dedication and plain, old-fashioned hard work for 24 years!
FastTek Global is financially strong, privately held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.
We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things and we do them for Fortune 10, Fortune 500, and technology start-up companies.
Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefit options you can choose the benefits you need or want, options include:
  • Medical and Dental (FastTek pays majority of the medical program)
  • Vision
  • Personal Time Off (PTO) Program
  • Long Term Disability (100% paid)
  • Life Insurance (100% paid)
  • 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match
Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.
FastTek Global was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020!
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