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Ally Principal- Data Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina

Ally and Your Career Ally Financial only succeeds when its people do - and that’s more than some cliche people put on job postings. We live this stuff! We see our people as, well, people - with interests, families, friends, dreams and causes that are all important to them. Our focus is on the health and safety of our teammates as well as work-life balance and diversity and inclusion. From generous benefits to a variety of employee resource groups, we strive to build paths that encourage employees to stretch themselves professionally. We want to help you grow, develop, and learn new things. You’re constantly evolving, so shouldn’t your opportunities be, too? The Opportunity If you are passionate about data, architecture, software development, and analytics with first-hand experience with on-premise and cloud data warehousing, data integration, and API development using modern methods, collaboration, and creativity we are interested in talking to you. Ally is seeking a Data Engineer to join our agile team in developing our next generation data platform. Our data platform will include a modern customer data platform, cloud data lake and cloud data warehousing. The ideal candidate will have experience developing data lakes, data warehousing, data ingestion from traditional data sources and APIs, duplicating customer data, and a commitment to data security. The Work Itself Design, build and maintain Big Data workflows/pipelines to process billions of records in large-scale data environments with experience in end-to-end design and build process of Near-Real Time and Batch Data Pipelines. * Leads code review sessions to validate adherence with development standards and benchmark application performance by capacity testing. * Experience with software testing frameworks. * Leverages DevOps techniques and Experience with DevOps tools - GitHub, Jira, Jenkins, Crucible for Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and build automation. * Develop, implement and optimize streaming, data lake, and big data analytics solutions * Support reusable framework and data governance processes by partnering with LOBs for any code/requirements remediation * Engage in application design and data modeling discussions also participate in developing and enforcing data security policies The Skills You Bring * Bachelor’s degree in information technology or related experience * Minimum 5 years’ experience in field of data engineering involving analytics focused Datawarehouse environments like Snowflake, Redshift, Hadoop * Minimum 5 years working experience in AWS utilizing services such as S3, AWS CLI, and RDS * Knowledge of NoSQL, RDBMS, SQL, JSON, XML and ETL skills are must * Understanding of data transformations, cleansing, and deduplications * Advanced knowledge of SQL (PSQL or TSQL) * Experience developing pipelines for both Cloud and Hybrid Cloud infrastructures. * Knowledge of python and other scripting languages is highly desirable * Experience using modern ETL tools like Talend, Apache Nifi * Experience working in an Agile delivery environment * Ability to work independently and drive solutions end to end leveraging various technologies to solve data problems and develop solutions. * Perform unit tests and conduct reviews with other team members to ensure code is designed with high code coverage * Passionate for continuous learning, experimenting, applying and contributing towards cutting edge open source technologies and software paradigms * Ability to research and assess open source technologies and components to recommend and integrate into the design and implementation * Proven track record of customer satisfaction and delivery success and ability to establish and maintain appropriate relationships with business and IT stakeholders * Ability to work in an advisory capacity to identify key technical business problems, develop and evaluate alternative solutions and make recommendations * Extensive experience in all aspects of the software development life cycle How We’ll Have Your Back Ally's compensation program offers market-competitive base pay and pay-for-performance incentives (bonuses) based on achieving personal and company goals. But Ally’s total compensation – or total rewards – extends beyond your paycheck and is designed to support and enrich your personal and professional life, including: * Time Away: competitive holiday and flexible paid-time-off, including time off for volunteering and voting. * Planning for the Future: plan for the near and long term with an industry-leading 401K retirement savings plan with matching and company contributions, student loan and 529 educational assistance programs, tuition reimbursement, and other financial well-being programs. * Supporting your Health & Well-being: flexible health and insurance options including dental and vision, pre-tax Health Savings Account with employer contributions and a total well-being program that helps you and your family stay on track physically, socially, emotionally and financially. * Building a Family: adoption, surrogacy, and fertility support as well as parental and caregiver leave, back-up child and adult/elder day care program and child care discounts. * Work-Life Integration: other benefits including LifeMatters® Employee Assistance Program, subsidized and discounted Weight Watchers® program and other employee discount programs. Who We Are Ally Financial is a customer-centric, leading digital financial services company with passionate customer service and innovative financial solutions. We are relentlessly focused on "Doing it Right" and being a trusted financial-services provider to our consumer, commercial, and corporate customers. For more information, visit www.ally.com. Ally is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic disposition or any other reason protected by law. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to applicants with physical or mental disabilities. For accommodation requests, email us at work@ally.com. Ally will not discriminate against any qualified individual who is capable of performing the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. 2E Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled