Data Engineer - Chicago Blackhawks (Chicago · IL)

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Technical Services: Technical/Engineering
Department: Strategy & Analytics
Reports to: Director, Data Services
The Data Engineer is responsible for developing, expanding, maintaining and optimizing Blackhawks data pipelines and architecture. In this role you will determine requirements, design, build, and implement infrastructure to provide internal functions with quality, usable, accurate, and timely information. The right candidate will be excited by the opportunity to create and improve systems and processes that drive the next generation of Blackhawks data products and initiatives.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Primary Responsibilities:
  • Build and maintain a best-in-class data architecture 
  • Assemble and manage large, complex sets of data that meet defined requirements
  • Create infrastructure for optimal extraction, transformation and loading of data from sources 
  • Build responsive, multi-platform pipelines using clear, readable, efficient code
  • Build tools and documentation that streamline processes and solves data issues
  • Identify, design, and implement process improvements for scalability, delivery, and automation
  • Standardize and streamline processes to onboard new data sources that increase the value of underlying data assets
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand needs, define roadmaps and milestones for accountability, and optimize performance 
  • Define success metrics and drive a culture of data excellence across the organization
  • Build analytical tools, models, and visualizations providing actionable insights into key metrics
  • Implement quick, short-term wins for users while creating infrastructure for long-term vision
  • Consult with subject matter experts to understand and monitor value created
  • Contribute innovative thought-leadership and workflow optimization for the organization
  • Advance IT maturity, enabling data-driven decisions and automation that leads to reduced timelines and resources while elevating capabilities
Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or related field
  • 1+ Years of data engineering, infrastructure, architecture, or development experience
  • Experience with Python and SQL required
  • Experience using Snowflake, Fivetran, DBT, Prefect, Salesforce, Git, and Tableau preferred
  • Ability to build and optimize data sets, ‘big data’ data pipelines and architectures 
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions
  • Excellent analytical skills associated with working on unstructured datasets 
  • Ability to build processes that support data transformation, workload management, data structures, dependency, and metadata
  • Experience developing and utilizing cloud-based architecture to solve complex needs
  • Experience developing data systems including APIs, data pipelines, OLTP to OLAP transformations, and data streaming
  • Experience with enterprise-wide data analysis, automation, and data-focused integration solutions
  • Experience with agile development methodologies
  • Experience in project management including scope development and productivity monitoring
  • Familiarity with CI/CD (Continuous Integration / Delivery) pipeline design and implementation
  • Thorough understanding of current and future data trends
  • Ability to identify sources of value from analytics across functions to define roadmaps
  • Ability to describe analytical processes, including when and why specific approaches are favored
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills with the power to develop creative and efficient solutions
  • Capacity to lead and work collaboratively in a consultative role at all levels of an organization
  • Ability to manage priorities and coordinate tasks to solve day-to-day challenges in a dynamic environment
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to demonstrate clear, concise articulation of scenarios, options, risks, mitigations, and recommendations
  • Values: integrity, curiosity, empathy, collaboration, originality, drive, positivity, accountability

Job Questions:

  1. Are you able to provide documentation of complete Covid-19 vaccination status?