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Data Engineer

Posted: 11/20/2021

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Department: Information Technology – Baseball Data and Development 
Job Title: Data Engineer 
Reports To: Director of Data Systems & Development 
FLSA: Salary, Exempt 

Job Purpose: The Data Engineer will work closely with the Data team and the Baseball Systems team to maintain, enhance, and extend the Cincinnati Reds data pipelines. You will be responsible for collecting  and transforming data from various sources as well as preparing and distributing data for consumption by the department’s systems and analysts. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder who excels at automating and optimizing data systems, with a strong preference for cloud experience. 
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Create, maintain, and optimize data ETL pipelines to support operations, software, and analysts. 
  • Document, troubleshoot, and resolve issues with data processes and identify areas to improve ingestion 
  • Collaborate with the Development and Research teams on data solutions. 
  • Extend our Azure cloud platform initiative. 
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements. 
  • Work with stakeholders to utilize data to create innovative solutions to baseball operations problems. 
  • Prepare data sets for processing and research. 
  • Create database tables, stored procedures, and views using Microsoft SQL Server and associated tools. 
  • Understand other baseball development projects related to support and code review. 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • Experience with cloud services including AWS, Azure, Google Cloud or similar services. 
  • Experience working with relational databases, such as SQL Server. 
  • Experience with SQL, including writing and maintaining queries. 
  • Familiarity with advanced statistical baseball concepts, including advanced statistics and player evaluation metrics. 
Work Environment: 
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment.    
  • Remote working accommodations are available, as needed. 
  • Candidate must be available to work non-traditional hours (various nights, weekends, holidays). 
 
Expectations: 
  • Adhere to Cincinnati Reds Organization Policies and Procedures. 
  • Act as a role model within and outside the Cincinnati Reds Organization. 
  • Performs duties as workload necessitates. 
  • Demonstrate flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload. 
  • Meet Department productivity standards. 
Equal Opportunity Statement:
The Cincinnati Reds are an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of the Cincinnati Reds to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or creed, sex, age, military or veteran status, disability, citizenship status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Disclaimer:
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. The above description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. Additional duties, as assigned, may become part of the job function. The duties listed above is, therefore, a partial representation not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

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