At EAB our mission is to make education smarter and our communities stronger. We harness the collective power of more than 1,600 schools, colleges, and universities to uncover and apply proven practices and transformative insights. And since complex problems require multifaceted solutions, we work with each school differently to apply these insights through a customized blend of research, technology, and services. From kindergarten to college and beyond, EAB partners with education leaders, practitioners, and staff to accelerate progress and drive results across three key areas: enrollment management, student success, and institutional operations and strategy.
At EAB, we serve not only our members but each other-that's why we are always working to make sure our employees love their jobs and are invested in their community. See how we've been recognized for this dedication to our employees by checking out our recent awards.
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The Role in Brief
Associate Data Engineer (Full Time Starting Summer 2021)
Are you a data enthusiast who seeks to tease out meaning from complex data flows and assets? Are you a talented problem solver who can transform abstract problems into elegant technical solutions? We are looking for an Associate Data Engineer to join our team of data engineers focused on designing, creating, and delivering data solutions as part of our state-of-the-art cloud-based products. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to build a world-class data and analytics solution help our higher education clients solve challenging problems through data. The critical responsibility of this role is the end-to-end development and maintenance of highly performant ETL and SQL based transformations as well as designing and implementing interactive business intelligence reports and dashboards as part of EAB's analytics technology solutions.
Opportunities based in Birmingham, AL.
Design, build, test, deploy and maintain interactive analytic products and features using designated business intelligence solution
Codify high-performing SQL and ETL data flows for efficient data transformation
Investigate and report on complex data interactions to facilitate data research in support of analytics development efforts
Partner with product managers and other data engineers to define product feature requirements
Provide production-level support and troubleshooting for clients and customer-facing teams, serving as the subject matter expert
Produce customer-facing user guides, support and training documentation
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Mathematics, or other quantitative degree
Outstanding problem solving, quantitative and analytical reasoning skills
Experience creating data visualizations to summarize quantitative information
Familiarity with relational database concepts
Experience using SQL to cleanse or transform data
Excellent analytic and troubleshooting skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to manage projects independently while meeting deadlines
Demonstrated mastery in one or more SQL variants: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, or DB2
Demonstrated mastery in database concepts and large-scale database implementations and design patterns
Experience working with large volumes of data
Experience developing ETL pipelines
Experience developing logical data models within a data warehouse
Experience developing reports and dashboards with business intelligence platforms such as Tableau, Power BI, or GoodData
Experience working in an AGILE environment
Experience developing commercial software products
Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive benefits package.
Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
401(k) retirement plan with company match
Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here.
At EAB, we believe that to fulfill our mission to "make education smarter and our communities stronger" we need team members who bring a diversity of perspectives to the table and a workplace where each team member is valued, respected and heard.
To that end, EAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.
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