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Deloitte Data Engineer in Albany, New York

In today's world, customers expect companies to know who they are and what they want. Customers want to have products, services or experiences that best suit their needs delivered to them seamlessly across physical and digital channels.

Deloitte Digital offers services that enable client solutions using digital technologies, including the Web, Mobile, Social Networking, Digital Strategy, Digital Content and Digital ERP. The Digital Web team works with clients to advise, design, implement and deploy eCommerce and Portal solutions. Our eCommerce capabilities provide transactional solutions related to online marketing, sales and service; for both Direct-To-Consumer and Business-to-Business. Our Portal capabilities provide intranet and internet solutions focused on content presentment and transaction capabilities for both internal enterprise as well as customer facing purposes.

Hux is the Human Experience Platform by Deloitte Digital. We help companies connect key data sources to understand what matters most to people; connect to advanced technologies like AI and machine learning to sense and respond to those needs at scale; and connect their systems to unlock insights, create collaboration and drive acquisition, engagement, and loyalty. Most importantly, we empower companies to connect with customers in personal, meaningful ways that respect them as people, not just customers.

Hux by Deloitte Digital gives companies the ability to build and leverage the connections - between people, systems, data, and technologies - so they can deliver personalized, contextual experiences to customers at scale.

We are seeking to transform the way brands interact with their customers and elevate the human experience.

Work you'll do

As a Data Engineer (AWS), you'll efficiently build data driven scalable solutions using Amazon AdTech product portfolio and AWS technologies together, support the implementation of customer data platforms (CDPs), and serve as a key player as it relates to data management. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Interface with clients to gather requirements, map solutions, and make recommendations related to advertising and marketing related data

  • Oversee the design and integration of advertising data sets and audience, insights, and measurement tools developed using Amazon AdTech and AWS technologies

  • Lead customer project conference calls or interface with project manager

  • Create technical specifications to drive development of the solution

  • Deliver technical specifications documents for customer review

  • Design custom development solutions that meet customer requirements

  • Progress through full development lifecycle for custom solution

  • Deploy new solutions to production environments

  • Maintain and support new and existing solutions and frameworks

  • Innovate on new ideas to solve customer needs and assist to market internally new solutions

  • Provide project estimates and timelines to drive new business

  • Partner and collaborate with sales and other internal teams

  • Team with engagement managers to communicate project status, risk, and issues to clients as appropriate

  • Engage cloud solution engineers and other domain-specific SMEs (Amazon, Adobe, Salesforce, Oracle, Google and similar) to support platform implementation as needed

  • Coordinate Testing/SIT/UAT activities as required by project scope and team structure

  • Unify disparate data sources in initial phase of engagements

  • Vet, type check, transform data sources before consumption by data scientists

  • Build automation between engagements to ease the above, in collaboration with our product engineers

The team

Advertising, Marketing & Commerce

Our Advertising, Marketing & Commerce team focuses on delivering marketing and growth objectives aligned with our clients' brand values for measurable business growth. We do this by creating content, communications, and experiences that engage and inspire their customers to act. We implement and operate the technology platforms that enable personalized content, commerce and marketing user-centric experiences. In doing so, we transform our clients' marketing and engagement operations into modern, data-driven, creatively focused organizations. Our team brings deep experience in creative and digital marketing capabilities, many from our Digital Studios.

We serve our clients through the following types of work:

  • Cross-channel customer engagement strategy, design and development (web, mobile, social, physical)

  • eCommerce strategy, implementation and operations

  • Marketing Content and digital asset management solutions

  • Marketing Technology and Advertising Technology solutions

  • Marketing analytics implementation and operations

  • Advertising campaign ideation, development and execution

  • Acquisition and engagement campaign ideation, development and execution

  • Agile based, design-thinking, user-centric, empirical projects that accelerate results



  • 3+ years of consulting experience working with customers

  • 3+ years of experience working with cloud technologies with at least 1 year of experience working with AWS services

  • 3+ years of experience in ETL development using Big Data Technologies

  • 3+ years of experience in building large-scale data processing projects using cloud technologies

  • 3+ years of experience with data modeling and tuning of relational as well as NoSQL datastores

  • 2+ years of experience working in the advertising and/or marketing domain

  • Strong foundation services experience - SQS, SNS, CloudFormation, IAM, CloudWatch, System Manager, KMS

  • Experience with Programming and Scripting Languages (.NET, Python, PowerShell, Java, Batch, Bash and similar)

  • Industry experience as a data engineer or related specialty (software engineer, application developer)

  • Experience building/operating highly scalable, fault tolerant, distributed systems for extraction, ingestion, and processing of large data sets

  • Experience with software engineering best-practices, including but not limited to version control, DevOps, CI/CD, automated unit testing

  • Experience using cloud-native tools and design patterns

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to articulate complex technology concepts with technical and non-technical individuals

  • Ability to approach a technical solution to solve for challenges from a business perspective

  • Understanding and experience working with customer centric data and how to define uses for this data to enable business goals

  • Understanding of the full SDLC process

  • Degree in computer science, engineering, or relevant industry experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Travel up to 25% (while up to 25% of travel is a requirement of the role, due to COVID-19, non-essential travel has been suspended until further notice)

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

    Data Analytics

  • Hands-on experience consuming data from data lakes using SQL

  • Strong Python development skills for data analysis

  • Strong SQL skills to write queries to support complex use cases

  • Experience with AWS Athena, Quick Sight

  • Experience integrating and working with REST APIs

  • Experience building and reviewing dashboards with other visualization tools such as Tableau or PowerBI a plus

  • Experience with ML pipelines a plus

  • Experience with Kinesis and Redshift a plus

    App Development

Build a microservices architecture that leverages Lambdas, API Gateway, Dynamo DB via CI/CD. Candidates must be skilled in one or more of the following services.

  • Lambda (priority)

  • Dynamo DB (priority)

  • Serverless Application Model (SAM)

  • API Gateway

  • CloudFormation


  • Experience and knowledge with marketing cloud solutions

  • Experience and knowledge with web analytics or digital marketing

  • Experience working with public cloud offerings (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and similar)

  • GCP - (Cloud Functions, Composer, SQL, Storage, Dataproc, Datastore, Kubernetes, Big Query, Stackdriver, Pub/Sub)

  • AWS - (Lambda, Glue, Data Pipeline, Redshift, Aurora, Athena/Spectrum, S3/Glacier, Fargate, Cloud Watch, Kinesis)

  • Azure - (Functions, Batch, Blob Storage, Data Warehouse, Data Factory, Containers, Monitor, Service Bus)

  • Experience and knowledge with data science, ML/AI, R, or Jupyter

  • Experience and knowledge with customer data platforms or demand side platforms

  • Experience as an enterprise technical or engineer consultant

  • Experience with Martech/Adtech tools and how to integrate technologies into the data management solution. (Adobe, Salesforce, Oracle, Google, and similar)

  • Experience using C#, Java, or Python

  • Experience with Amazon ad products a plus

  • Hands-on experience with Lake Formation, Glue, Step Functions, Lambdas, EMR

How you'll grow

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.