Engineer III (Cloud Analytics Platform, Data Technology Architecture)

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GENERAL PURPOSE:
Ross is looking for an experienced Cloud Analytics Platform Engineer. This person will be responsible for building Cloud enterprise data management platforms as well as supporting and migrating on-premise Data Warehouse and Hadoop platforms to Cloud based solutions. This role will require a skillset across a variety of technologies. This individual will often have to learn on their own and remain on the cusp of new technologies in the Data, Analytics and Cloud spaces.
Manages all production and non-production on databases on Azure environment. Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines. Provide guidance, thought leadership, and mentorship to development teams to build cloud competencies. Work in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Planning, designing and developing cloud-based analytics platforms
  • Managing cloud analytics environments in accordance with company security guidelines.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders (e.g. business stakeholders, product owners, project managers, and end users) to understand functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Implement unit and integration tests and conduct functional and performance testing where appropriate.
  • Adhere to architecture, design, implementation, and security standards and best practices
  • Deploying and debugging cloud initiatives as needed in accordance with best practices throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Training teams on the implementation of new cloud-based initiatives, providing associated training as required.
  • Staying current with industry trends, making recommendations as needed to help the organization innovate and excel.
  • Building tracking and monitoring dashboards on cloud utilization as well as cost monitoring
  • Work in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions for the company
  • Provide guidance, thought leadership, and mentorship to development teams to build cloud competencies.
  • Adhere to architecture, design, implementation, and security standards and best practices
  • Prepare technical documentation, including software design, test results, and technical manuals.
  • Managing cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines.
  • Troubleshoot incidents, identify root cause, fix and document problems, and implement preventive measures.

COMPETENCIES:
  • Building Effect Teams (for managers of People and Projects)
  • Developing Talent (for managers of people only, N/A for this role/level)
  • Collaboration
  • Leading by Example
  • Communicates Effectively
  • Ensures Accountability and Execution
  • Manages Conflict
  • Business Acumen
  • Plans, Aligns and Prioritizes
  • Organizational Agility
  • Collaboration
  • Ensures Accountability and Execution
  • Leading by Example
  • Organizational Agility

QUALIFICATIONS AND SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • 10+ years in a variety of technology - especially Linux, Web, Databases, Cloud, Big Data (Hadoop) and data warehouses.
  • 5+ years' experience with analytics platforms
  • 2-3 years' experience with cloud analytics platforms
  • Experience developing solutions for a multi-terabyte cloud data platforms (Snowflake or Azure Synapse preferred) is required
  • Experience architecting, designing, developing, and implementing cloud analytics solutions
  • Experience architecting solutions from ground up
  • Scripting experience - shell and/or python is required
  • Hands-on experience with Snowflake, Azure and Azure data services is highly preferred.
  • Proven track record for identifying, designing, and building new technology solutions to solve complex business problems
  • Understanding of Networking (tracing, packet capture, etc.) is preferred
  • Experience with cloud platform security and data security
  • Experience with cloud platform operational management (capacity, cost optimization, monitoring etc.)
  • Team player willing to partner with internal and external teams
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/ADA:
Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
This position may be performed remotely anywhere within the United States except the State of Colorado.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None

DISCLAIMER:
This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.
Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.

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