Senior Data Engineer

University of California, Riverside
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$93,400 - $177,200
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Senior Data Engineer Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

29312645 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $93,400 - $177,200

Position Information

The Senior Data Engineer will be responsible for creating and maintaining data pipelines between Google BigQuery and vended or UCR hosted sources in support of a campus wide data warehouse initiative. The successful candidate will utilize various GCP components and tools (BigQuery, Cloud Functions, Cloud Storage, Pub/Sub, etc.) combined with Python and GitLab to facilitate the population and ongoing maintenance of the data warehouse. Additionally, the Senior Data Engineer would be responsible for assisting in the investigation and planning of data source ingestion along with assisting analysts and business intelligence team members facilitating the utilization of the data warehouse by interested campus partners and other data consumers. This position will also include mentoring other team members on GCP and other data ingestion facets.

This position is classified as remote with occasional visits to campus as needed. Working hours will be based on Pacific Standard Time (PST). The maximum budgeted annual salary for the position is $125,000.

Applicants must have current permanent work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, UCR is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment visa for staff.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of "Up to Date" Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.

Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement

Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required

Certifications Certification Requirement

Google Cloud Platform (GCP): Professional Data Engineer Preferred

Experience Experience Requirement

6 - 10 years of related experience. Required

Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement

Must pass a background check. Required Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required

Minimum Requirements

Proven modeling and information design skills. Self-motivated and works independently and as part of a team. Strong organizational skills. Familiarity with highly complex data quality and governance issues and requirements. Demonstrated advanced problem-solving skills. Able to learn effectively and meet deadlines. Ability to represent relevant information in abstract models. Critical thinking skills and attention to detail. Demonstrated ability to work with others from diverse backgrounds. Demonstrated effective communication and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated service orientation skills. Experience in data integration and the specification of data services. Ability to understand and model complex knowledge-intensive processes such as scholarly and research processes. Advanced analytical and design skills, including the ability to abstract information requirements from real-world processes to understand information flows in computer systems. Ability to prepare complex data models unassisted. Good negotiation and influencing skills. Advanced knowledge of data management systems, practices and standards. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical information to technical and non-technical personnel at various levels in the organization. Thorough knowledge of relevant rules and regulations. Familiarity with highly complex logical data design and data mapping or data conversion. Experience with Google Cloud Platform tools (BigQuery, Cloud Functions, Logging, Cloud IAM, Pub/Sub, Cloud Scheduler, Cloud Storage). Proficiency in SQL query language. Expertise in data structures, manipulation, and data design. Ability to investigate datasets that may not be well documented. Proficiency in Python or similar language. Experience using source control to maintain and deploy changes in Cloud Function and ELT Code, Experience in REST API usage and Python code

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with data translation tools (DBT/Google Cloud Dataform) data visualization tools Looker/Looker Studio/Tableau.

5+ years of working experience with GCP data centric tools. Excellent planning and problem-solving skills. Ability to think outside the documentation and apply techniques that are not explicitly referenced. Knowledge of OAuth process and flow. Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks with competing priorities and keep leadership informed of changes. Google Cloud Certification: Professional Data Engineer.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

  • The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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