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  • MO-141, St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Publicis Media is one of Publicis Groupe’s four solution hubs, aligning all of Publicis Groupe’s media agencies and operations. Publicis Groupe (Euronext Paris Exchange: FR0000130577; CAC 40 index), is the world’s third largest communications group.

Job Description

Ever had a notion that there was a better way for us to accomplish our work? Now is your chance to bring that idea to life. The Publicis Solutions Team is developing new software to help us work in smarter ways. You can perform a key role in helping the team design new interfaces for Publicis resources and clients.

Our team is looking for a high-performing Database Engineer who will be responsible for the design, development, implementation and on-going support of a data driven software platform. You enjoy and thrive in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects simultaneously, including both enhancements as well as new project development. The candidate must be a self-starter with a sense of urgency and a commitment to quality and professionalism.

You will:

  • Analyze ambiguous business requirements and partner with product team to provide a strategic solution
  • Collaborate with frontend engineers to design or modify schema for optimal software performance
  • Advanced database administration and development including stored procedures, user defined functions, triggers and ETL packages as well as security and roles
  • Optimization and tuning of existing T-SQL stored procedures to improve performance
  • Troubleshoot database issues, identify root causes, and implement optimal solutions
  • Extract, transform, and load data from multiple data sources using ETL tools such as SSIS and Python
  • Design, Build, Test, Debug, Monitor, and Troubleshoot ETL and software processes in Python
  • Recommend solutions to existing or anticipated issues
  • Follow implementation standards
  • Serve as an escalation point for any issues that may arise
  • Design testing requirements and prepare test plans and test modules
  • Develop documentation and transfer of knowledge


  • Self-driven/entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to think outside of the box
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, Information Technology, or equivalent
  • 7+ years’ experience with ETL and databases, (SQL Server and Redshift preferred)
  • 7+ years’ experience with Python
  • Familiarity with cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience and thorough understanding of a variety of APIs
  • Experience with marketing data and digital media
  • Experience with complex processing logic
  • Experience with Business Intelligence software
  • Excellent data modelling skills and experience working with multiple datasets
  • Possession of strong communication and presentation skills as well as an analytical mindset
  • Good problem solving and testing skills
  • Advanced T-SQL programming skills (stored procedures, functions, etc.)
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git
  • Strong organizational skills & attention to detail
  • Possess a desire to work for a fast-paced, results-based company
  • Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously

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