Data Engineer

The Atkins Corporation Houston , TX 77020

Posted 3 months ago

Atkins is one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years.

Atkins has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

Atkins seeks an energetic and highly motivated self-starter to join our Houston, TX Software Development Group as a Data Engineer.

MAJOR FUNCTION/ROLE

Working with Sales and Senior Management, applies expertise in Software Development Life Cycle to identify new opportunities, engage current and potential customers and provide technical oversight of projects from scoping through maintenance. Working with Project Manager, provides overall technical management for software projects. Engages in leadership role in the Software Development Group by implementing innovative solutions and practices. May act as a client contact, technical lead, and/or project manager.

JOB DUTIES

  • Work requires the use of advanced software development techniques and state-of-the art technology.

  • Works requires the skills to work with technical software development staff located in multiple offices within the company.

  • Primary responsibility will be to develop data technologies for clients to help them make critical decisions.

  • This requires applicant to be willing to work on site with clients up to 100% of the time, and to have strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Manages the implementation of Software Solutions through the Software Development Life Cycle and ensures standards are met in accordance to adopted best practices.

  • Ensures project deadlines are met by managing technical schedules based on scope, feature requirements, and technical complexity.

  • Develops and evaluates quality assurance plans and criteria for assigned projects.

  • Reviews overall software design with Technical Lead and Software Architect.

  • Analyzes technical problems and devises new approaches and alternative solutions.

  • May act as a technical lead with development responsibilities.

  • Maintains continued knowledge of technology developments in the field and use of applicable programming languages.

  • Performs such other duties as the Supervisor may from time to time deem necessary.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • B.S. or B.A in Computer Science or other IT major.

  • This level may be achieved by practitioners with 7 years of experience since related Bachelor's degree or 4 years since Master's degree.

  • Typical incumbent has 8-10 years' experience.

SPECIAL SKILLS

  • Must demonstrate experience in overseeing the design and development of data architecture and integrations of multiple systems.

  • Must have extensive experience with current object-oriented programming techniques and web development tools such as .NET Core and Microsoft Azure.

  • Primary development will be on SQL Server and may leverage AWS and Google data tools.

  • Must demonstrate experience with database design and/or administration of enterprise relational database management systems.

  • Familiarity in the domain of Geospatial Information Systems is a plus.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, technical writing, and communications skills.

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS

  • Certificates demonstrating professional competencies in Microsoft Azure, SQL Server, PowerBI, and with machine learning are preferred.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Preferred candidate will demonstrate proficiency in database integration using Microsoft Data Tools including SSIS, SSAS, Power Apps, and PowerBI.

  • This is the preferred data platform for Atkins clients and for its data development team.

  • Must be willing to travel to other states for work and work on site with clients to meet their data needs.

  • This requires candidate to be an excellent oral communicator and to have solid proficiency in technical writing.

  • Technical writing is necessary to document client needs and demonstrate written project progress.

  • Must be willing and able to work multiple projects that may require a modified approach to agile development in which data engineer will develop in multiple sprints and releases at varying paces at the same time.

  • Strong preference given to data engineers with experience developing with machine learning tools in Azure given the evolving client needs for advanced predictive analytics.

Atkins offers its employees a robust rewards package which includes: a competitive salary; a broad benefits package including medical/RX, dental, vision, life, disability, legal, hospitalization and other valuable voluntary options; generous time-off programs; flexible work schedules; 401(k) with employer match; professional and career development opportunities through our corporate university, as well as a highly-regarded tuition reimbursement program; and an unmatched culture focused on client-service, quality, and tireless pursuit of excellence in all we do. Atkins is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.

Please view Atkins Equal Opportunity Statement here:

https://careers.snclavalin.com/equal-opportunities-statement

Atkins cares about your privacy.

Please consult our Privacy Notice to know more about how we collect, use and transfer your Personal Data.

By submitting your personal information to Atkins, you confirm that you have read and accept our Privacy Notice.

Atkins will not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters, headhunters, contract recruiters, search firms or employment agencies. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate, Atkins explicitly reserves the right to recruit and hire those candidate(s) at its discretion, and without any financial obligation whatsoever to the recruiter or agency. Any such unsolicited resume or candidate contact information, including those submitted directly to Atkins hiring managers or any other employee, shall become the property of Atkins upon receipt.


icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon
lc_ad

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Data Engineer

Cognite

Posted 3 days ago

VIEW JOBS 2/21/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-05-21T00:00 <p><br></p><img title="" alt="" src="https://workablehr.s3.amazonaws.com/uploads/photos/303636/bfe009f1a0751dcc046c635de6fa2d43.jpg"><p>Do you see how data can be used, modeled and visualized in new ways to improve decisions in industrial engineering, but you experience that the tools and data availability is insufficient to create impact? If you want to change that, and take part in forming what the future of the industry will look like you should join our Cognite and become a part of the team responsible for delivering Cognite’s cutting edge industry solutions to our customers!<br></p> <p>As a <strong>Data Engineer</strong>, located in <strong>Houston, TX, </strong>you will design, develop and implement data infrastructure and best-in-class pipelines that collect, connect, centralize and curate data from various internal and external data sources. You will ensure that architectures support the needs of the business, and recommend ways to improve data reliability, efficiency. You are an experienced engineer with a passion for software development, hands-on in designing, implementing, and delivering features for flagship products.</p><h3>What You’ll Do</h3><ul> <li>Partner with Solution Architects to understand client requirements and define queries with subject matter experts</li> <li>Develop custom extractors using backend technologies and languages i.e Python, Spark, Rest APIs</li> <li>Customize existing extractors i.e. database extractor using SQL, event streaming using Kafka and deploy using Docker</li> <li>Create custom data models for data discovery, mapping, and cleansing</li> <li>Collaborate with product development to turn customer needs into potential product offerings</li> <li>Prototype data visualization and dashboards</li> </ul><h3>Who You Are</h3><ul> <li>2-4+ years of experience (degree in computer science or information related)</li> <li>Loves to code, passion for coding, and enjoys sharing that knowledge with others</li> <li>Strong understanding of data analysis or data science</li> <li>Experience working with data technologies, such as: ETL, SQL, Python</li> <li>Ability to work on both internal and external client-facing projects and communicate with key stakeholders</li> <li>Ability to travel onsite to meet with and engage with clients -- we don’t build solutions in isolation.</li> <li>Role based in Houston, TX or (Austin, TX w/ travel to Houston)</li> </ul><h3>What Makes Us Great</h3><ul> <li>An opportunity to make an impact on the industrial future and be part of disruptive and groundbreaking global projects</li> <li>High level of autonomy, ability to influence decisions and to learn from mistakes</li> <li>Work along side a driven, engaging team with in-depth software expertise and industry experience</li> <li>Opportunity to join Together@Cognite for social, community, and diversity initiatives</li> <li>Focus on agility and speed, openness, togetherness, impact, and obligation to speak up</li> <li>Join a team that truly lives their values and brings their whole selves to Cognite</li> </ul><h3>Perks &amp; Benefits</h3><ul> <li>Competitive Compensation + 401(k) with employer matching </li> <li>Health, Dental, Vision &amp; Disability Coverages with premiums fully covered</li> <li>Unlimited PTO + flexibility to enjoy it</li> <li>Paid Parental Leave Program</li> <li>Learning &amp; Development Stipends</li> <li>Global Mobility &amp; Exchange Program </li> <li>FriYay Catered Lunch + Fully Stocked Fridges</li> </ul><h3>About Cognite</h3><p>Cognite is a global industrial AI software-as-a-service (SaaS) company supporting the full-scale digital transformation of heavy-asset industries around the world. Our interdisciplinary team includes more than 300 of the best software developers, data scientists, designers, 3D specialists, and industry professionals. Together, we have built Cognite Data Fusion, a software package that empowers companies in industries like Oil &amp; Gas, Shipping, and Manufacturing to extract value from data by transforming it into useful information. </p><p>Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, Cognite has garnered the attention and partnership of some of the world's top industrial and tech companies, and the company’s success has been profiled in publications like Boston Consulting Group, Bloomberg, Digital Energy Journal, and Houston Chronicle. Tech5 named Cognite one of Norway’s top scale-ups as part of Tech5 2020 and Technical Ukeblad named CEO, Dr. John Markus Lervik Technology Leader of the Year during the Tech Awards 2019.</p> Cognite Houston TX

Data Engineer

The Atkins Corporation