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Snowflake Data Engineer

 State Street

State Street

Data Science
Quincy, MA, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Who we are looking for

The candidate must have more than 7+ years of experience in IT. This role is for a Snowflake Data Engineer with strong experience in design/data modeling/development & performance tuning. Candidate will be working on building Cloud based DW solutions for F2B clients.

What you will be responsible for

As Snowflake Data Engineer you will

  • Design, build and test end to end data pipeline including data ingestion (streaming, events, and batch), data integration, data curation
  • Design, develop, and deploy scalable data pipelines and ETL processes on cloud-based infrastructure using Azure, Snowflake, DBT, Airflow, Cosmos DB
  • Define and implement automation of jobs and testing
  • Optimize the data pipeline to support workloads and use cases.
  • Support mission critical applications and near real time data needs from the data platform.
  • Address data issues, environment issues, performing impact analysis, root cause analysis, corrective, adaptive and perfective maintenance
  • Implement data models, transformations, and schema designs to support analytical and reporting needs
  • Optimize and tune Snowflake performance, including query optimization, resource management, and scaling strategies

What we value

These skills will help you succeed in this role

  • Experience in micro-services architecture and understanding of Cloud Computing is highly desirable
  • Experience with MicroServices - API/Event Driven Architecture/Development
  • Strong hands on experience in troubleshooting Devops pipelines and Azure services
  • Experience with DBT (Data Build Tool) for data modelling and transformation and Apache Airflow for workflow orchestration and scheduling
  • Experience in Snowflake utilities including SnowSQL, Snowpipe, Snowlight for handling Streaming data is a plus
  • Expertise in Snowflake advanced concepts like setting up resource monitors, RBAC controls, virtual warehouse sizing, query performance tuning, Zero copy clone, time travel and understand how to use these features
  • Experience in in re-clustering Snowflake data with good understanding of Micro-Partition within Snowflake
  • Expertise in deploying Snowflake features such as data sharing, events and lake-house patterns
  • Experience in handling semi-structured data (JSON, XML) in Snowflake

Education & Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree level qualification in a computer or IT related subject
  • 7+ years of experience in professional database and data warehouse development
  • 7+ years of development experience writing SQL queries/Stored Procedures for any another Relational Databases like Oracle, SQL Server
  • 5+ years of experience on Snowflake development including Snowpipes, Snowshare, Task, Streams, UDFs and Procedures
  • 5+ years of experience on cloud-based development including Azure Services, Azure Devops, Kubernetes, Docker

Additional requirements

  • Any development experience on Databricks or Scala is a plus
  • Exposure to working in financial services; front- or middle-office, or fund management business areas ideal
  • Experience dealing with users or clients from either a technical or business area
  • Desire to work in client facing environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and in a professional manner both written and orally
  • Be a team player with a positive attitude, enthusiasm, initiative, and self-motivation
  • Ability to multi-task, meet aggressive timelines and have strong work ethics
  • Experience of working in the financial industry
  • Experience with agile development methodology

Are you the right candidate? Yes!

We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don’t necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.

Why this role is important to us

Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We’re driving the company’s digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We’re looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street

What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we’re making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we’ve been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.

Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You’ll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.

Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees’ diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.

State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Salary Range:

$100,000 - $160,000 Annual

The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.