DBA/Data Engineer

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  • Location:

    Glen Allen, Virginia

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Job ref:

    355770

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiration date:

    02/19/2022

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Job Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Data Engineer for an opportunity with a client located in Glen Allen, VA. Our client is looking for the ideal candidate to work with the Agile team in a multi-technology environment and contributes to the development, maintenance, and enhancement of business Applications and Databases. Collaborates with Business Analysts, key stakeholders, other IT professionals to define detailed customer requirements and system interfaces, assess available technology, and develop and present technologies. Recommends and supports technical coding standards and practices. Stays current on emerging technologies.

Responsibilities:

  • Assembling large, complex sets of data that meet non-functional and functional business requirements
  • Identifying, designing and implementing internal process improvements including re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, optimizing data delivery, and automating manual processes
  • Building required infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from various data sources using AWS and SQL technologies
  • Building analytical tools to utilize the data pipeline, providing actionable insight into key business performance metrics including operational efficiency and customer acquisition
  • Working with stakeholders including data, design, product and executive teams and assisting them with data-related technical issues
  • Working with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to support their data infrastructure needs while assisting with data-related technical issues
  • Installs or removes hardware and/or software, using supplied installation instructions and tools including, where appropriate, handover to the client
  • Conducts tests, corrects malfunctions, and documents results in accordance with agreed procedures
  • Reviews requirements and specifications, and defines test conditions
  • Designs test cases and test scripts under own direction, mapping back to pre-determined criteria, recording and reporting outcomes
  • Analyses and reports test activities and results
  • Identifies and reports issues and risks associated with own work
  • Identifies and resolves issues with applications
  • Occasionally required to work late evening and weekends as needed
  • Up to 10% travel as needed

Experience/Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, other related field or equivalent work experience, including military experience
  • Insurance certifications or affiliation with industry group a plus
  • Experience assembling solutions using custom development, off the shelf systems, and 3rd party integration's
  • 5+ years of experience with relational databases and SQL - MS SQL Server preferred
  • 2+ years of experience with Azure cloud based applications.
  • 2+ years of experience with ETL processes such as SSIS, Data Factory
  • 3+ years Agile project delivery methods
  • DevOps, CI/CD, test automation and cloud deployment
  • Rapid prototype sprints to deliver new innovations to market
  • Familiarity with design thinking and customer centric design
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Experience leading organizational change
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to grasp and apply new information quickly
  • Ability to motivate/guide a team but still work effectively as an individual contributor
  • Shows flexibility and attention to details
  • Strong desire for continuous improvement
  • Ability to handle ever increasing responsibility and assignments with growing complexity
  • Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
  • Ability to be creative and innovative

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

EEO Employer

Signature Consultants is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Signature will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 888.838.1020.