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Data Job of the Day: Data Engineer

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by Angela Guess

Facebook is looking for a Data Engineer in Menlo Park, CA. The pot states, “Facebook is seeking an experienced Data Engineer to join the IT team and participate in the design and development of creative and innovative solutions to manipulate/transform data coming from diverse facebook.com domains and components (such as ads, pages etc…) as well as other custom systems and databases to facilitate its visibility and consumption through the appropriate interfaces.” Responsibilities include: “Design, Architect and Develop data solutions to help product and business teams at Facebook to make data driven decisions. Lead end-to-end efforts to design, development and implementation data integration processes for external insights, Data Warehouse and Operational Data Store. Influence overall strategy and roadmap to architect & build a scalable insights solution as well as data warehouse environment.”

Qualifications include the following: “Passionate about data. At least 5 years of ETL development experience with Python, Perl, PHP or similar technologies. Expert understanding of ETL techniques and best practices to handle extremely large volume of data. Experience with Data warehousing architecture and data modeling best practices. Knowledge of Hadoop, HBase and Hive highly preferred. Experience with File Systems, server architectures, and distributed systems. Knowledge of MicroStrategy or similar BI reporting solutions preferred. Expertise around database programming and performance tuning techniques.”

Learn more and apply here.

photo credit: Facebook

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