School Year: 2022-2023
Location: Headquarters-Rio Grande Valley
Region: Headquarters - Rio Grande Valley, TX
Job Type: Full-Time
Role Mission: The Data Engineer will be responsible for improving IDEA’s operational processes and supporting critical strategies by assisting in the new development and implementation related to our internal applications systems. The Engineer will deliver the testing, ongoing evaluation, and validation of organizational data structures and identify issues in current processes while providing proven strategies for ongoing database and data warehouse development relating to internal custom applications development and deployment. This position will provide recommendations and insight on IDEA’s IT operations and strategy from an applications development standpoint. This job requires the ability and desire to work and communicate well in a dynamic team environment as well as dependability and self-sufficiency.
What You’ll Do – Accountabilities:
On-time Product Delivery: Drive to and maintain on-time development and delivery of high-quality features for custom applications and business intelligence tools as defined by monthly sprint plans as measured by:
Effective Requirements Analysis: New major product work and execution is detailed with full requirements analysis and effective preparation for sprint planning, with detailed task/effort estimates as measured by:
Efficient Object-Oriented Analysis and Design: Thorough object-oriented analysis and design of features with the documentation of necessary design artifacts as measured by:
Adherence to Effective Scrum Practices: Adhering to all of the Scrum processes, with active and punctual participation in Scrum meetings as measured by:
Continuous Improvement of Domain, Technical, and Behavioral Skills: Continuously enhancing the Product domain knowledge, technical, and behavioral competencies to grow to the next level as measured by:
We look for Team and Family who embody the following values and characteristics:
Note: At IDEA, the Data Engineer role is a mid to high level role with a focus on building upon the IDEA data warehouse. The IDEA data warehouse is the central data store for all analytics and reporting. As a result, the Engineer is responsible for data extraction, transformation, and loading of data into the data warehouse and is the primary keeper of this system. These processes require strong skills with a variety of specialized tools and techniques for data cleansing, preparation, modeling, and integration. This role is also required to have a strong background in analytics and server-side processing.
This role leads and oversees the work of others in a project capacity as a project technical lead:
What We Offer
We offer a comprehensive benefits plan, covering the majority of the employee premium for the base medical plan and subsidizing the majority of costs for a spouse/domestic partner and children. Other benefits include dental and vision plans, disability, life insurance, parenting benefits, flexible spending account options, generous vacation time, com‐muter benefits, referral bonuses, professional development, and a 403(b) plan. We also offer an inclusive environment where staff are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work every day. IDEA may offer a relocation stipend to defray the cost of moving for this role, if applicable.
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