Data Engineer

  • Remote Ln, Willow, AK 99688, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

IIRIS is a platform and suite of products designed to help us know, reach, and build better informed customer connections through insightful data gained through multiple interactions with Informa’s highly specialised communities. 

Job Description

Job Purpose

IIRIS Data Services is looking for a talented Data Engineer to work collaboratively on a geographically diverse agile team. This engineer will develop and enhance both existing ETL tasks as defined in User Stories while also potentially helping phase in new approaches to the data landscape. This role will need to analyze stories, solve data challenges, and define creative solutions for the business customers.

 Key Responsibilities:

·         Ability to read and understand data model diagrams

·         Develop and maintain data feeds designed from source APIs

·         Ability to troubleshoot and analyze ETL tasks with little direction

·         Ability to suggest alternative approaches and solutions to complex ETL data challenges

·         Ability to design and maintain data architecture to meet the business needs 

·         Ability to track and complete work on assigned Jira tickets

·         Able to document solutions being proposed as well as devise QA testing plans

·         Collaborate with both engineering team members and business stakeholders to refine requirements

·         Work independently while also collaborating on solutions

·         Good working knowledge of Scrum and Kanban

·         Utilize Jira/Confluence for team communication and planning

·         Perform QA tasks for other team members

·         Assist with data analysis and reporting needs as required


·        Experience in a similar data engineering role

·         Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant qualification

·         AWS Experience: S3, Redshift, Redshift Spectrum, Lambda, Glue, EC2

·         ETL Experience: Pentaho/Kettle, Informatica

·         DB Experience: PostgreSQL, AWS Redshift, Oracle

·         Languages: SQL, Unix, Java, Groovy, Python

·         OS Experience: Unix/Linux (EC2)

·         Methodologies: Scrum/Kanban

·         Management Tools: Jira, Confluence, Git/Bitbucket

Experience with the following a plus:

·       BI Tools such as OBIEE, Looker, Tableau, Domo, PowerBI

·       OBIEE Development/Application Management

·       Airflow experience

Your Qualities:

·         Inherent curiosity and empathy for customer success

·         Obsessive about solving customer problems

·         Think long and Act short

·         Collaborative with your peers, partners and your team.

·         Excited about the mission and milestones not titles and hierarchies

·         Nurture an environment of experimentation and learning

Additional Information

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under federal, state or local law

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