Principal Data Engineer

  • location: Hopkins, MN
  • type: Temp to Perm
  • salary: $60 - $75 per hour
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job description

Principal Data Engineer

job summary:
Primary Responsibilities:

- High delivery focus leveraging multiple project management methodologies

- Plan & Mange Programs/projects using Agile methodology

- Have deep understanding of other project life cycles including waterfall and how to manage dependencies between Agile Scrum teams and waterfall life cycle projects

- Play the role of Scrum Master / Program Manager (Servant Leader) as required on projects -Facilitate Scrum ceremonies as required

- Identify the key stake holders and manage the expectations of key stakeholders and take their support to help resolve bottlenecks

- Facilitate ongoing key stake holder communication between Business, Technology teams

- Support weekly / monthly status reporting to key stake holders

- Translate highly complex concepts in ways that can be understood by a variety of audiences

- Influence senior leadership to adopt new ideas, products, and/or approaches

Plan/track all external team dependencies and help resolve bottle necks

- Be well-versed with budget (capital & expense) management process and life cycle -Develop and maintain a resource/workforce plan that aligns with allocated budget

- Drive solutions to unique and complex problems with broad impact on the business

- Facilitate/Participates in the development of delivery strategy

- Predict emerging customer needs and facilitate developing innovative solutions to meet them

- Drive organization initiatives including Agile maturity, automated testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery and documentation.

- Understand big picture, while implementing at the detail level

- Work with sometimes ambiguous / conceptual requirements and guide the technical team to provide functionality with the right amount of engineering.

- Set and enforce standards

- Work in a fast paced environment and deal with multiple priorities

- Bring energy and excitement to the team

- Mentor, train and coach team members

location: Hopkins, Minnesota
job type: Contract
salary: $60 - 75 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: No Degree Required


  • 6+ years experience writing SQL Ad Hoc Queries
  • 6+ years experience with MySQL database backup and restore
  • 6+ years MySQL performance tuning queries
skills: Preferred:

  • Experience with Percona or Galera
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code tools and processes

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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