Software Engineer - Data Focus

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Posted Date 10 months ago(7/20/2021 1:47 PM)
Job #
Engineering & Technology
Ent Seg
Bus Area
Enterprise Business Solutions
Pos Typ
Regular Full-Time


As a Software Engineer in Enterprise Data and Applications (EDA), you’ll join a group of engineers in an Agile Scrum team in our data space. Here in EDA, we are at the intersection of many strategic and digital initiatives that impact the enterprise! This provides unique opportunities to solve key business problems impacting our customers. You will work with our stakeholders and other technology peers as you elicit requirements, develop software, integrate data and provide operational support. 


If you like working with data and understanding how data flows through our various systems, then this is just the team for you. We do use the Informatica MDM tool, so experience with that tool is a necessity, but your skills in working with data and all things data will help you be successful in this role. 


Here are few examples of the kinds of things engineers in our department do: 

  • Embrace a Product Mentality by focusing on outcomes over outputs, pursue fast feedback loops, and deliver solutions iteratively with low risk and low cost 
  • Grow our DevOps approach and culture by continuously maturing and optimizing our SDLC through automation and safe/frequent delivery 
  • Engage in all facets of software engineering from understanding the problem, evaluating designs, creating the solution, validating the outcome, etc. 
  • Understand and continue driving our journey to a cloud-first technology community 
  • Appreciate and promote Cloud Engineering – AWS PaaS, cloud integration patterns, cloud security, cloud operations, etc. 
  • Network and communicate with cross-functional teams and collaborate with both IT and non-IT partners 
  • Learn new technology and continuously grow through creative solutioning 



We’re looking for someone with: 

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree with a preference in a science, technology, engineering, or math related field or equivalent work experience (6 years of experience equates to an Associate’s degree when defining “equivalent work experience”) 
  • 2+ years of experience with the Informatica MDM tool (some of the modules we use are MDM, Data Quality, IDD, Match, Merge) 
  • Strong SQL & Relational Database experience 
  • Experience or exposure to data and/or data technologies (more specifically, how that data moves from system to system) 
  • Eagerness and proven ability to learn 


Additional preferred technical experience: 

  • Object oriented development experience (professional, academic, or community exposure) 


Salary Range Information

Salary ranges below reflect targeted base salaries. Non-sales positions have the opportunity to participate in a bonus program. Sales positions are eligible for sales incentives, and in some instances a bonus plan, whereby total compensation may far exceed base salary depending on individual performance. Actual compensation for all roles will be based upon geographic location, work experience, education, licensure requirements and/or skill level and will be finalized at the time of offer.

Salary Range

$58700 - $142800 / year

Additional Information


This position may require on-call responsibilities.


Job level

We’ll consider talent at the next level with the right experiences and skills.

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