Data Engineer

Employer
Stansberry Research
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 21, 2017
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Baltimore-based Stansberry Research is a high-growth, independent, subscription-based publisher of financial information, dedicated to helping millions of people around the world become better investors.If you like to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced, and results-driven environment, then Stansberry Research might be the employer you've been looking for! Everyone who works here can make a difference and has the power to influence the success of the company. We value people with great ideas who partner with others to take action and accomplish goals. We like to work together having fun, whether it's during a scrum session or after hours at our monthly Happy Hours enjoying food catered by the best local food trucks. We offer many additional great perks- ranging from our casual dress code of jeans & flip-flops to our onsite fitness center with trainers and paid parking.As an employer recognized for our exceptional commitment to employees, we are able to offer a wide variety of benefits, programs, and services which address the needs of employees and their families. Our benefits include but are not limited to: medical and dental, disability, group life insurance, 401(k), paid holidays, and vacations.What is the role we are recruiting for?We are looking for a Data Engineer that will be responsible for developing simple, efficient and manageable automated solutions for simple to moderately complex database projects within the Stansberry technology ecosystem. The Data Engineer partners with senior developers and analysts to develop technical solutions which may involve a variety of data development tools, preferably MySQL, RedShift, Aurora, MongoDB and Talend. This position will work closely with principal data engineer, business product owners and other IT team members following an agile delivery method and scrum principles.If you are interested in a career where your ideas won't only be heard but rather celebrated, we'd like to hear from you.Stansberry's websites reach millions of users. The goal of this role is to create and re-architect our websites using the latest tools and technology. This is a great opportunity for a technology leader, who thrives in a "get it done", agile environment.ResponsibilitiesAs a Data Engineer, you will be responsible for analyzing and transforming business requirements into automated solutions per development standards. Closely work with onsite/offshore team members to design, develop, test and support from SQL stored procedures, views, triggers and etc. Maintain referential integrity, domain integrity and column integrity by using the available options such as constraints, etc. Participate in discussions involving the application creation and understand the requirements and provide the back-end functionality for the applications. Research and resolve data issues identified by business users, IT operations, or other team members. Follows the company's required standards and guidelines regarding the use of the tools including technical documentation.QualificationsBS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.Minimum 3-5 years development experience with MySQL/PostgreSQL/SQL Server or other RDBMS databases or 2 years designing, developing, and maintaining Talend Applications (or equivalent ETL) with minimum 5 years combined in general application development and exposure to ETL tools.Excellent SQL coding abilities to write SQL, stored procedures, views and Triggers.Development experience must be full Life Cycle experience including business requirements gathering, data sourcing, data management, testing/data and data automation practices.Experience with continuous integration, test-driven/behavior-driven development, and agile development methodologiesAbility to handle fast-paced environmentStrong communication skills including facilitation, presentation, and documentation.What qualities are good for me to have, but not required?SaaS platforms like Salesforce.com, Zuora, Gigya, ExactTarget experience a plusNoSQL experienceAWS (RDS, Redshift) experienceAll qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.About the Company:Founded in 1999 and based in Baltimore, Maryland, Stansberry Research is the largest independent source of financial insight in the world. It delivers unbiased investment advice to self-directed investors seeking an edge in a wide variety of sectors and market conditions.Stansberry Research has nearly two dozen analysts and researchers - including former hedge-fund managers and buy-side financial experts. They produce a steady stream of timely research on value investing, income generation, natural resources, biotech, financials, short-selling, macroeconomic analysis, options trading and more.The company's uncompromised insight has made it one of the most respected and sought-after research organizations in the financial sector. Stansberry Research has nearly one million readers and more than 600,000 paid subscribers in over 100 countries.