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Data Engineer
Date Posted:  12/7/2021
Job ID:  Job #4544
Employment Type: Contract-To-Hire
Location: Plano Texas
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We are hiring for a Data Engineer for a cutting-edge financial platforms to provide growth and solutions for a top nationally known home mortgage lender, If you are ready to create an impact in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, this could be a great opportunity for you!

STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in LA, Atlanta, New York, Raleigh, and more. 

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Participates in organizational analysis to identify current capabilities and identify opportunities for improvement
  • Interact and coordinate with system developers and business subject matter experts on application changes, development, and deployment
  • Gathers business requirements that effect technology systems, and engage with technology partners to develop solution through technology change process
  • Writes and communicates requirements and user stories following standardized Agile framework
  • Works effectively inside a Scrum or Kanban team
  • Comfortable documenting acceptance criteria
  • Conduct and participate in Scrum ceremonies and retrospectives
  • Create and maintain system and user documentation
  • Coordinate and conduct testing and user training
  • Provide regular verbal and written reports to management
  • Create workflow diagrams and technical documentation
  • Collaborates with Tech Leads and UAT to define when user stories are done
  • Manages stakeholders and teams of people across functional areas to implement a project
  • Coordinates risk assessment and uses risk assessment output to help mitigate risks to project
  • Participates in backlog grooming sessions for ongoing roadmap planning
  • Execute on test script developed in design and implementation phases
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned
  • Demonstrate behaviors which are aligned with the organization’s desired culture and values
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 4 Year college degree (Bachelor) or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of Agile experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong teamwork mentality, including mentorship of junior analysts
  • Highly proficient in the G-Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides, etc)
  • Data analysis experience a plus
  • Knowledge of BI Tools a plus
  • Knowledge of JIRA, Confluence or similar tools required
  • Must be a team player with strong attention to detail, with the ability to work independently
  • Must be able to work across multiple projects at one time, and collaborate with other teams to ensure deliverables are done on time
  • Proven track record at delivering timely and accurate information in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent critical thinking, problem solving and mathematical skills, using sound judgment
  • Financial Services and, if possible, mortgage industry experience preferred
  • Strong business acumen and ability to interface with executive management