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Data Engineer

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Data and Analytics is a high-energy, fast-growing organization within Equifax charged with building and supporting best-in-industry data assets and analytical solutions. We deliver solutions and insights to enable success for our customers, drive growth for our business, and create value for our shareholders. At Workforce Solutions, divisional and enterprise data assets are combined, transformed, and delivered to our customers through many delivery channels. As a Senior Data Engineer, you will be instrumental in designing and developing frameworks for supporting data solutions at scale with minimal friction moving from prototype to production.

You will be a part of a Data Engineering team that is at the center of driving enterprise level best practices on big data solutions. Through interactions with Data Stewards, Data Scientists, IT, and Analysts, the Senior Data Engineer will review and recommend D&A’s cloud transformation strategy utilizing GCP tools and data storage, and ultimately help facilitate the D&A’s transition from on-site analytics to the GCP.  

You will become an expert in our technical environment as it relates to data delivery, design data structures and processes balancing immediate deliverables with future reusability, and evangelize best practices for data solution architecture. Being able to blend disparate technologies/platforms (BigQuery, DataFlow, GCP, Python, SQL, H adoop, Spark, Kafka) into cohesive solutions is critical for success.

The Data Engineer role requires a solid educational foundation and the ability to develop a strategic vision and roadmap for D&A’s transition to the cloud while balancing delivery of near-term results that are aligned with execution.  They must be organized, detail-oriented, and a fast learner in order to work with all Equifax’s major data assets and a rapidly changing technology environment. The ability to work in a matrix environment to deliver complete solutions is required.


What You’ll Do:

  • Lead the design and implementation of the Equifax Workforce Solutions D&A systems

  • Participate in the development of strategies, standards, and best practices in the areas of data access and integration within GCP.

  • Create recommendations for increasing data utilization based on understanding of our data delivery environment.

  • Collaborate with Technology, Security, Data Governance, and IT Operations to facilitate and accelerate the movement of key D&A data assets to GCP.

  • Stay current with developing GCP technologies landscape and share knowledge internally and with customers.

What Experience You Need:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent field with heavy emphasis on programming

  • 2+ years of work experience building, loading, transforming, and analyzing data within GCP or other similar cloud environment

  • 7+ years of work experience in building, loading, transforming, and analyzing data within and across database platforms and other data stores is required.

  • 7+ years of scripting/coding experience required. Proficiency in Python, Java, or similar high level languages.

  • Proficiency in SQL and data visualization techniques and tools (Tableau, Spotfire, etc)

  • 5+ years of work experience in systems/network architecture is required

What Could Set You Apart:

  • Migration of on-premise to cloud-based solutions

  • Direct experience with the Google Compute Platform (GCP)

  • Experience and passion to work within Agile implementation methodologies

We offer comprehensive compensation and healthcare packages, 401k matching, paid time off, and organizational growth potential through our online learning platform with guided career tracks.

If this sounds like somewhere you want to work, don’t delay, apply today - we’re looking for you!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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