Principal Database Engineer, Analytics

Principal Database Engineer, Analytics

Responsibilities:

  • Build systems to answer business questions in a timely fashion.
  • Evaluate new technologies and products.
  • Design and implement a scalable data warehouse using ETL and/or MapReduce technologies.
  • Develop infrastructure to inform on key metrics, recommend changes, and predict future results.
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability and stability of Vertica clusters.
  • Work closely with the game studios to gather new data and leverage existing data to improve our games.
Required Skills:
  • BS in Computer Science, Information Management or equivalent.
  • 6+ years experience with database engineering and business intelligence.
  • Experience with big data, have strong database development skills including SQL.
  • Have solid understanding of both relational and NoSQL database technologies. Experience with Vertica in particular is a plus.
  • Experience with various ETL technologies and familiar with ETL tools such as Pentaho is highly desirable.
  • Expertise with visualization, data mining, or statistical tools is desirable.
  • Programming experience in Java, PHP, Python or other language is a plus.
  • Able to take individual ownership of very large complex projects from start to finish. Insatiable curiosity, high aptitude with a flair for business. impact.
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to work effectively with others in a team environment.


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