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Data Engineer

at PGA Tour, inc

Posted: 7/13/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 2291

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We presently have an opportunity for a Data Engineer to join our Data Technology Solutions department. This position is responsible for helping in the development of data systems that will deliver information to all areas of the organization in a time and format that they need to be successful. The Data Engineer will clearly understand the importance of good data practices and how to effectively communicate these to business users so they can operate successfully within a governed framework.

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, related field
  • 3+ years in Data Engineering in an AWS environment developing ETL tools
  • 3+ years practical hands-on work experience with data systems
  • 3-5 years practical, demonstrable, hands-on work experience with SQL reading/writing/database management skills
  • Experience in one or more of the following: Python, Java, Scala, R
  • Sharp attention to detail with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute multiple tasks
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and peers
  • Experience working with relational, NoSQL, and columnar data stores


  • Contribute to the development of a newly established data warehouse ecosystem
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS ‘big data’ technologies
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs
  • Keep data separated and secure across national boundaries through multiple data centers
  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data system
  • Communicate effectively and define requirements from a wide range of different teams
  • Translate business requests into database design and execution
  • Work closely with domain experts to understand the source systems of the data
  • Build robust and scalable interfaces, ETL programs, and data pipelines
  • Develop and maintain data dictionary for published data sources
  • Develop and improve data release and testing processes
  • Create and manage data sources and integrate with numerous APIs
  • Ability to identify and resolve performance issues
  • Work with structured and unstructured data
  • Operate in an open source and cloud-based environment that includes: AWS, Redshift, Postgres, Azure, Python, Airflow, Matillion, R, Hadoop, Spark, and other technologies
  • Serve as a lead resource on proofs of concept and projects which are leveraging cloud-based technologies
  • Familiarity with AWS, AWS Lambda, AWS Code Commit, EC2, S3, Redshift, Postgres, MongoDB, Graph Databases, Airflow, Azure, and other cloud-based technologies

Our benefits include:

  • Competitive wages
  • Medical/Dental/Life/Disability insurance
  • Paid time off
  • 401k plus employer match & employer funded retirement plan
  • Health Savings Account/Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Membership to TPC Sawgrass


Job Location
Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, United States
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