Randstad Principal Data Engineer in Hopkins, Minnesota

Principal Data Engineer

job details:

  • location:Hopkins, MN

  • salary:$60 - $75 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, January 8, 2019

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:663916

job description

Principal Data Engineer

job summary:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • High delivery focus leveraging multiple project management methodologies

  • Plan & Mange Programs/projects using Agile methodology

  • Have deep understanding of other project life cycles including waterfall and how to manage dependencies between Agile Scrum teams and waterfall life cycle projects

  • Play the role of Scrum Master / Program Manager (Servant Leader) as required on projects -Facilitate Scrum ceremonies as required

  • Identify the key stake holders and manage the expectations of key stakeholders and take their support to help resolve bottlenecks

  • Facilitate ongoing key stake holder communication between Business, Technology teams

  • Support weekly / monthly status reporting to key stake holders

  • Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences

  • Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches

Plan/track all external team dependencies and help resolve bottle necks

  • Be well-versed with budget (capital & expense) management process and life cycle -Develop and maintain a resource/workforce plan that aligns with allocated budget

  • Drive solutions to unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business

  • Facilitate/Participates in the development of delivery strategy

  • Predict emerging customer needs and facilitate developing innovative solutions to meet them

  • Drive organization initiatives including Agile maturity, automated testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery and documentation.

  • Understand big picture, while implementing at the detail level

  • Work with sometimes ambiguous / conceptual requirements and guide the technical team to provide functionality with the right amount of engineering.

  • Set and enforce standards

  • Work in a fast paced environment and deal with multiple priorities

  • Bring energy and excitement to the team

  • Mentor, train and coach team members

location: Hopkins, Minnesota

job type: Contract

salary: $60 - 75 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: No Degree Required




  • 6+ years experience writing SQL Ad Hoc Queries

  • 6+ years experience with MySQL database backup and restore

  • 6+ years MySQL performance tuning queries

skills: Preferred:

  • Experience with Percona or Galera

  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools and processes

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