BI Engineer

Location: Washington, District Of Columbia - Remote
Category: Data
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 15288
Date Added: 03/16/2023

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The BI Engineer will be part of the Data Science and Engineering Technologies team and must be able to analyze, design, develop, integrate, run, and support various Looker based Dashboards, LookML and reporting requirements across multiple Data warehouses and data architectures involving various cloud based data sources and possibly on prem data sources as well.

This position will be required to:
  1. Work with Business Owners, Data Warehouse teams and Business Intelligence teams [On Looker/Tableau etc] to identify requirement on new and existing data warehouses and data marts and implement LookML Logic to design, develop and launch new Looks and dashboards based on the business needs.
  2. Work with business users and technical designers to assist in efficient LookML data model designs that meet business unit requirements involving integrations of various ACS publications and other related data retrieved into various data warehouses/marts.
  3. Work with management, project managers and other lead developers and architects to help design and develop Business Intelligence artificats and assets that can be leveraged across the organization.
  4. Understand relationship between GCP products well – Primarily Data Fusion, Big Query and Looker, and demonstrate experience in Advanced Looker development and interfacing with Google Big Query [Comparable DW acceptable].
  5. Good working knowledge of UX/UI development within and outside looker.
  6. Provide strong leadership and mentoring for less senior personnel in the areas of design, implementation, and professional development.
  7. Be flexible to work during non-Business hours.

The ideal candidate will:
  1. Have experience with Google Looker or Equivalent, Interfacing with Big Query or Equivalent, to establish sound Business Intelligence for ACS, and to establish best practices within the team. Very good understanding of SQL queries [both generated and custom written]
  1. Have an extremely in-depth understanding of features and capabilities of looker with demonstrable experience.
  1. HTML/Javascript and other UI technologies is a plus.
  2. Have a working knowledge of Tableau and other BI tools which may assist.
  3. Have strong written and verbal communication skills

Education and Experience and Technical Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. 5+ years with proven results in system development, implementation, and operations is required. Strong understanding of design patterns with a focus on tiered, large-scale data systems.