Senior Data Engineer

Posting Location : Location Remote US NC
Posting date 4 weeks ago(6/30/2021 10:54 AM)
Job ID
Information Technology

Job summary

If you want to help build a community of innovation dedicated to excellence, then join us on our journey as part of a best-in-class open source enterprise data and analytics team. The Red Hat Enterprise Data and Analytics (EDA) team is looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join us. In this role, you will design, develop, and test solutions for relevant business needs in an open and collaborative environment. You'll collaborate with Red Hat’s internal business stakeholders to enable data-driven decisions for managing the end-to-end life cycle of our offerings. As a Senior Data Engineer, you should be well-versed in Python data analysis, databases and data lakes, cloud computing, and API development concepts for a large modern data estate. You should have experience supporting critical production applications. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.

Red Hat’s Enterprise Data & Analytics team seeks customer-focused innovators who also value rapid delivery. We believe in collaboration, transparency, built-in quality, MVPs, and simplicity as a remedy for complexity. We look for people who apply critical thinking and welcome creative solutions. We challenge ourselves to modernize while at the same time building exceptional customer experiences with our products and services. We aren’t afraid to fail for the right reasons, but we never give up trying to exceed expectations.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Build end-to-end data pipelines to integrate multiple data sources
  • Consume, design, and maintain REST APIs for data serving
  • Design and develop views to support web app development and internal analytics solutions, including reporting and data science
  • Support analytics model and data deployment for sales and channel partner business units
  • Perform adequate unit test for applications developed and validate expected results
  • Troubleshoot reported defects to determine the root cause
  • Peer-review code created by team members

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field
  • 7+ years of experience delivering data and analytics-related solutions or offerings
  • 5+ years of demonstrated semantic layer development experience
  • Software engineering background, Python experience is a plus
  • Extensive knowledge of data warehousing and data lake tools, patterns, and processes
  • Advanced knowledge of container services like Red Hat OpenShift
  • Advanced SQL and REST API expertise
  • Advanced knowledge of ETL tools like AWS Glue, AWS Athena, Spark, Airflow 
  • Understanding of the processes of data quality, data cleansing, and data transformation for analytical applications
  • Ability to interpret written requirements and technical specification documents
  • Good coding skills according to published standards and design guidelines, including version control and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD)
  • Experience with full software development life cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Knowledge of web application backend design and microservices architecture
  • Experience working with customer relationship management (CRM) systems like (SFDC) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems like Oracle EBS
  • Ability to perform problem analysis and resolution and root cause documentation
  • Ability to convey key stakeholder insights through data storytelling

The following will be considered a plus: 

  • Experience leading cross functional initiatives
  • Ability to think systematically and effective at navigating ambiguously defined business problems
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment with a growing team
  • High standards for quality of work





About Red Hat

Red Hat is the world’s leading provider of enterprise open source software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.



  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Flexible Spending Account - healthcare and dependent care
  • Health Savings Account - high deductible medical plan
  • Retirement 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Paid parental leave plans for all new parents
  • Leave benefits including disability, paid family medical leave, and paid military leave
  • Additional benefits including employee stock purchase plan, family planning reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, transportation expense account, employee assistance program, and more! 

Note: These benefits are only applicable to full time, permanent associates at Red Hat located in the United States. 

Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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