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Data Engineer


The Data Engineer will be a part of an international team that designs, develops and delivers new applications for Koch Industries. Koch Industries is a privately held global organization with over 120,000 employees around the world, with subsidiaries involved in manufacturing, trading, and investments. Koch Technology Center (KTC) is being developed in India to extend its IT operations, as well as act as a hub for innovation in the IT function. As KTC rapidly scales up its operations in India, it’s employees will get opportunities to carve out a career path for themselves within the organization. This role will have the opportunity to join on the ground floor and will play a critical part in helping build out the Koch Technology Center (KTC) over the next several years. Working closely with global colleagues would provide significant international exposure to the employees.

This position will design, develop, enhance, debug, support, maintain and test AWS Cloud solutions that support the Georgia-Pacific business. These solutions may involve diverse platforms, software, technologies, and tools providing for a challenging and exciting environment. The position will be involved in all aspects of providing these solutions from design, development to implementation. The participant will not have direct reports but will be part of larger teams requiring excellent communication and collaboration skills with other technical groups as well as business leaders. Individuals should be able to work with minimal supervision and with general guidance as they deliver superior solutions to be used by the GP business.

A Day In The Life Could Include:

(job responsibilities)

·Working with Global functional and technical teams.

·Working with application architects to determine infrastructure requirements, solution design, developing and testing infrastructure

·Completing key project work and support activities

·Adopting best practices in the implementation and execution of support processes

·Challenging the status quo and focusing on long-term value when designing solutions

·Using your technical and process aptitude to come up to speed on new tools and concepts required for integration development and support

·Solving critical support issues related to infrastructure management tools and processes

·Collaborating with various IT teams such as infrastructure support, networking, database administrators, web development and business application developers

·Enabling business process efficiencies through strong application of AWS’ Well Architected Framework

·Participate as infrastructure resource on small to large projects using both waterfall and agile methodologies

·Maintaining system support documentation

Identifying and implementing process improvements

What You Will Need To Bring With You:

(experience & education required)

·6 to 9 years IT experience

·Minimum of 3 years hand on experience working with AWS IaaS and PaaS Compute, Storage, and Database services (S3, EC2, EBS, RDS, Lambda, IAM, RedShift, Glue, EMR).

·Hands on experience utilizing AWS Management Tools (CloudWatch, CloudTrail) to proactively monitor large and complex deployments

·Bachelor’s degree in technology related field

·Economic thinking

·Hands on experience working with users and architects to capture requirements, develop and test infrastructure.

·Strong verbal and written communication

·Strong analytical and problem-solving skill

·Must be detailed-oriented.

·Ability to develop repeatable development and administration processes with supporting documentation.

·Experience with ETL & SQL scripting

What Will Put You Ahead:

(experience & education preferred)

·AWS certification

·Experience with SQL scripting, R and Python

·Experience with Redshift

·Experience with AWS ECS, EKS and other container orchestration technologies

·Experience with MS SQL Server, Postgres, and MySQL database technologies

·Experience with using cloud optimization tools to monitor spend and right-size

Experience with ETL tools such as Talend

Other Considerations:

(physical demands/ unusual working conditions)

·Must be willing to carry a company-provided smart phone, have home high-speed Internet, andmay participate in a 24x7 on call rotation

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