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Data Engineer in Raleigh, NC at Advance Auto Parts

Date Posted: 2/28/2019

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    Raleigh, NC
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Career Description

Job Description

Advance Auto Parts, a leader in the automotive aftermarket, currently has an opening for a Data Engineer.  As a Data Engineer at Advance Auto Parts, you will have an opportunity to disrupt a $100B auto parts industry to bring better and faster solutions to customers. You will be expected to parse, wrangle and transform complex data and build data products to drive actionable insights and help improve our company.  You will be part of an elite data analytics function to help the organization live its mission of Advancing a World in Motion.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Build robust systems and reusable code modules to solve problems across the team and organization with an eye on the long-term maintenance and support of the application
  • Partner with other data engineers and other analysts’ groups in advancement of Enterprise data infrastructure by actively participating and implementing the underlying logic and structure for how data is set up, cleansed, and ultimately stored for organizational usage
  • Develop data subject matter knowledge through active participations in efforts to systematically evaluate, document and monitor data in a sustained and organizationally recognized way (Data Quality, Metadata and Privacy)
  • Work with the latest open source tools, libraries, platforms and languages to build data products enabling other analysts to explore and interact with large and complex data sets
  • Effectively use dashboards, visualizations, and automation to creatively deliver data analytic insights from a variety of data sources for business decision support and operations 
  • Partner with Product Owners and cross functional teams in a collaborative and agile environment
  • Mentor other engineers and develop technical knowledge and skills to keep the enterprise  on the cutting edge of technology

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience as a Data Engineer or Data Analyst
  • 1+ years’ experience with a data engineering programming language (e.g. Python, R, Scala, SQL and/or SAS)
  • 3+ years’ experience using data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, d3.js or similar tools)
  • Understanding of cloud computing
  • Experience with data frameworks (e.g. Hadoop)
  • Deep understanding of relational databases and experience with data mining
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Data Engineer or Data Analyst
  • Additional Degree in Data Science or another related field
  • Experience with Cloud computing and/or DevOps