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Pearson Data Engineer in Durham, North Carolina

We are the world’s learning company with more than 24,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment,powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.

Position Summary

The Data Engineer is part of a team responsible for supporting corporate and customer based reporting, as well as on-demand data needs for the organization. Under the direction of the Manager of Business Intelligence Systems, this individual will participate in the planning, design, development and implementation of solutions to address ongoing business reporting opportunities and needs.

Responsibilities

· Develop impactful and accurate reports, dashboards and other data visualizations.

· Communicate effectively across multiple departments and with stakeholders to review business requirements and propose solutions.

· Support cross-team requirement and development efforts for multiple projects.

· Maintain data integrity and ongoing quality of delivered reports.

· Support ad hoc reporting as necessary for outside departments.

· Identify data quality issues and work with appropriate teams to resolve them.

· Document design, deployment, and operating procedures for each report.

· Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

Due to the nature of this position, the applicant will need the ability to work from home or during off-hours as necessary. Candidates must have:

· Proven experience with report design and ability to present data in a meaningful way using Power BI, Reporting Services and/or MS Excel

· Excellent attention to detail.

· Good understanding of database structures and query optimization.

· Strong knowledge of SQL with experience querying large complex data models.

· Experience with creation and maintenance of database objects.

· Good communication skills with the ability to understand and translate user requests into technical requirements.

· Strong customer service orientation.

· Creativity to discover multiple solutions to business intelligence problems.

· High-speed Internet access at home.

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems or related disciplines.

Nice to have, but not necessary:

· Experience with other tools in the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack (Integration Services, Analysis Services).

· Familiarity with Sharepoint.

Required for the interview:

· The ability to demonstrate work experience by providing report examples and source code

Qualifications

Requirements

Due to the nature of this position, the applicant will need the ability to work from home or during off-hours as necessary. Candidates must have:

· Proven experience with report design and ability to present data in a meaningful way using Power BI, Reporting Services and/or MS Excel

· Excellent attention to detail.

· Good understanding of database structures and query optimization.

· Strong knowledge of SQL with experience querying large complex data models.

· Experience with creation and maintenance of database objects.

· Good communication skills with the ability to understand and translate user requests into technical requirements.

· Strong customer service orientation.

· Creativity to discover multiple solutions to business intelligence problems.

· High-speed Internet access at home.

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Information Systems or related disciplines.

Nice to have, but not necessary:

· Experience with other tools in the Microsoft Business Intelligence stack (Integration Services, Analysis Services).

· Familiarity with Sharepoint.

Required for the interview:

· The ability to demonstrate work experience by providing report examples and source code

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.

Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive.  

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: 

http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law.

Job: TECHNOLOGY

Organization: Technology & Operations

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 2113723

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