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Data Engineer

Company: The Seattle Public Library
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The Seattle Public Library, Central Library - Information Technology Division Regular, FLSA-exempt, full-time, hybrid position80 hours per pay period Annual Salary: $113,399 - $137,892 This classification is part of a bargaining unit represented by AFSCME. A pay period is two weeks. This recruitment will be open until the position is filled. Overview The Seattle Public Library's mission is to bring people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community. We view Seattle as a city where imagination and opportunity continue to thrive. Since 1891, we have grown from a single reading room in Pioneer Square to a world-class library system with 27 locations. The Library works every day to foster and support a healthy city and a healthy democracy. We do this work guided by the principles of intellectual freedom, literacy and the love of learning, racial equity, privacy and confidentiality, respect for the community, strong partnerships and innovation. We are an active and committed partner in the City of Seattle's Race and Social Justice Initiative. Library employees are highly regarded by the public for their knowledge, quality of service and caring. As a workplace, we value respectful and transparent communication, partnership and engagement. We are enriched individually and organizationally because of our diversity and growth mindset. We take time to recognize and celebrate the achievements of others. If you share these values and meet the qualifications, the Library invites you to apply for the Data Engineer position. As a Data Engineer, you will be responsible for creating, managing, and architecting enterprise data warehouse and data repositories in support of analytics and enterprise system integration. This role involves implementing robust, reliable, and extensible systems to collect and store data from various sources. You will also be responsible for developing and maintaining data integrations, partnering with customers for data reporting support, and participating in enterprise system implementations with third party vendors. Secondary responsibilities include maintaining, configuring, and managing database systems that support business operations. In addition to ensuring data accuracy, the ideal candidate will need to create and maintain database backups, troubleshoot database errors, and monitor system performance. You will work closely with technical staff to support key library operations including the integrated library system (ILS), circulation systems, various business functions on-prem and SaaS, and key data reporting capabilities. Job ResponsibilitiesCreate, manage, and architect enterprise data warehouse and data repositories in support of analytics and enterprise system integration. Design and develop data pipelines to extract, transform, and load data from multiple sources into a central data warehouse or data store. Implement data quality checks, data cleansing, and transformation processes to ensure data is accurate, complete, and consistent. Create, manage, and architect APIs for data integration. Manage vendor relationships and support enterprise system implementations with third party vendors. Write server-side applications in C#/.NET. Write web applications using ASP.NET MVC, JavaScript, CSS. Expert understanding of SIP protocol for ILS messaging services. QualificationsA high school diploma or Graduate Equivalent Degree (GED) is required. Post-secondary education and/or relevant work experience will be considered in determining candidate competitiveness. A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field is strongly preferred. 5+ years of data warehouse experience. 5+ years of database management experience. 3+ years of data integration experience. 3+ years of C#/.NET experience. Experience in managing vendor relationships and supporting enterprise systems. Strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Experience working in an Agile environment. Additional InformationHow to Apply Candidates who meet the qualifications are asked to apply for the position on the City of Seattle's Job Opportunities Page. Applicants will be screened for competitiveness, completeness, and written communication skills. Initial screening will be based on a review of application materials. The employment history detailed in your application materials MUST validate/support your responses to the supplemental questions. If your responses cannot be validated, you will not proceed to the next steps of the review/selection process. The most competitive candidates will be invited to participate in a series of one or more interviews. If you have questions regarding this position or employment at The Seattle Public Library, please send an email to . The Library promotes diversity and inclusion in employment. If accommodations are needed during the selection process, please contact us. Please keep in mind that job offers are contingent on a review of criminal history as well as verification of information provided by the applicant as part of the application process. The City of Seattle offers a comprehensive benefits package including vacation, holiday, and sick leave as well as medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance for employees and their dependents. Please follow the link to the City of Seattle's benefits page in the job application to learn more.

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