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Senior Data Engineer at CarMax

Remote(USA Only)
2 months ago
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Senior Data Engineer, EDW (Remote)

CarMax, the way your career should be!

Do you want to influence and build the data transformation of a growing Fortune 500 company? Over twenty years ago, CarMax disrupted the automotive industry and to this day remains the undisputed market leader in a $500B+ industry. With best-in-class information technology, operational excellence, customer satisfaction, and associate engagement, CarMax is well positioned for continued growth. CarMax is looking for a Solutions Architect to be part of a team responsible for the integration and refinement of operational data that enables data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence at CarMax.

What you will do – Essential Responsibilities

CarMax is a data leader and manages some of the richest and largest data sets in the automotive retail industry. As a Senior Software Engineer, Data you’ll be responsible for sourcing and ingesting this data into our Enterprise Data Warehouse and developing robust data marts to support new data-driven capabilities across the organization and for our iconic customer experience. You’ll be responsible for partnering with key data analysts, data scientists, and product managers to gather requirements and ideate solutions. This position is vital in continuously evolving our technological stack and data capabilities in order to meet the high demands of a fast-paced, highly competitive company and industry.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively and creatively with other data engineers and stakeholders to gather requirements for data warehouse development, analyze source data, assess impacts to existing ecosystem, and develop scalable data solutions
  • Develop patterns and build data pipelines that ingest enterprise-wide data into the Enterprise Data Warehouse and make it available for consumption for users
  • Partner with a variety of internal stakeholders across the organization to deliver creative, cutting-edge, high-quality data engineering solutions that meet business requirements in a fast-paced, ever-changing business environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years overall data engineering experience including guiding ideation, design, and decisions in a collaborative team setting
  • Strong hands-on experience in development, dimension modeling and data warehouse/data mart development, preferably with Teradata
  • Strong experience with writing stored procedures and ability to understand data models, preferably with Teradata
  • Experience performing ETL using Python, Informatica
  • Ability to work independently as well as lead a team of 2-3 junior developers
  • Experience working on Agile teams implementing DevOps practices
  • Excellent communication skills, adapting to various audience types
  • Experienced in performance tuning of SQL and informatica jobs
  • Passionate about innovation and loves solving complex problems in a highly- collaborative, fast-paced team environment
  • Experience delivering complete solutions including unit/function/integration testing, documentation, pipeline monitoring and support, and team teach-outs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Cloud Data Warehouse solutions (i.e. Snowflake, Synapse, Redshift)
  • Exposure to Azure Data Factory and Azure Data Bricks
  • Experience working with Big Data frameworks, preferably Apache Spark
  • Experience working in onsite-offshore delivery mode
  • Experience working with streaming data and technologies, such as Azure Event Hubs

Remote Work: Work location is flexible if approved by the Company except that position may not be performed remotely from Hawaii or Colorado

Sponsorship Note: Candidates must be legally authorized to work for any U.S. employer on a full-time basis. Sponsorship will be considered for this specific role

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