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Ascensus Principal Data Engineer in Dallas, Texas

At Ascensus, technology is more than just a solution. It powers the business that helps millions of people save for what matters—retirement, education, and healthcare. Our technology experts tackle exciting challenges in collaborative teams, but work in an environment where individual and career development is always valued. Technology associates leverage their talents and passion, building new and innovative platforms, creating programs founded in automation in agile frameworks, and driving existing and new markets—all of which supports the rapid growth of a dynamic industry leader.

In this role, you will support key strategic initiatives, including the integration of new lines of business, design and implementation of subject areas, and key decisions around the future of the data warehouse.

You will support the Data Operations for Government Savings to ensure operational responsiveness, using a metrics-driven improvement approach.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Create processes that perform well with large data sets and are written to scale for future growth and adheres to business rules.

  • Effectively integrate new lines of business into the Data Stores requiring the addition of new data sources into existing tables.

  • Share knowledge and expertise and mentor team members.

  • Team with engineering, IT and business stakeholders to support projects of varying complexity; gather reporting and data requirements, evaluate best approach, and propose solutions.

Essential Duties

  • Addressing Data Quality and Reliability issues

  • Reviewing Operational performance

  • Active involvement with Data Governance

  • Assessing major risks

  • Assessing major opportunities

  • Partner effectively with cross-functional teams

  • Implement operational improvements

Experience, Skills, Knowledge Requirements

  • 5+ years experience with two or more database engines.

  • 2+ years experience Data Modeling

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Able to develop, refine and implement processes and ‘ways of working’

  • High attention to detail

  • Balancing Optimism with Pragmatism

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