Data Engineer

Job description

Job Title: Data Engineer
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 48864

108000 - Information Technology Service -

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

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Provides technical support and maintenance of our ETL platforms and other data integration tools and processes. Assists in identifying and implementing improvements and enhancements to our data integration systems, methods and processes. Also analyzes and resolves a variety of issues and program configurations involving and supporting our data integration and analytical systems and processes.

Provides support and maintenance to the University's data integration processes. Designs, develops, and analyzes data integration processes in alignment with functional and technical system requirements and creates and modifies data layer reporting objects. Develops programming code and software modifications using appropriate language and tools to deliver solutions and new functionality in enterprise-wide and/or complex systems. Directly contributes to improvements and enhancements to solutions developed. Conducts functional testing of integration processes and confirms compliance with business requirements.

Conducts research and analysis related to the ongoing review of business requirements needed for new design, development and maintenance of analytical data stores, logical models, programs or modifications and completes technical development and maintenance based on these requirements.

Conducts research and provides support and judgment with application upgrades to integration platforms.

Shares responsibilities for providing support 24x7 and performs other duties as necessary.

Performs duties in compliance with ITS policies, guidelines, and processes pertaining to support requests, work orders, project management, change management, and incident management. Appropriately utilizes associated tools in accordance with ITS standards.


Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or other appropriate degree and four years of experience or a high school diploma or equivalent and eight years of experience. (Note: or a post high school education and experience equal to eight years)

Ability to develop and troubleshoot complex queries written in SQL

Ability to develop ETL job streams using tools such as DataStage, Informatica, SSIS or Talend.

Experience with data warehousing methods and processes.

Experience with real-time data movement technologies such as GoldenGate or similar.

Ability to convey technical information to technical and non- technical users.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to utilize problem solving and technical skills.

Knowledge of applicable computer software and operating systems.

Ability to prioritize, organize, and perform multiple work assignments simultaneously.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Ability to develop and implement policies, procedures, goals, and objectives.


Hands-on experience with Python for data extraction and loading and use cases.

Hands-on experience with data visualization and query tools such as Power BI, Tableau, SQL Developer or Dbeaver

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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Pay Plan

This is an A&P (Administrative and Professional) position.

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Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.

Open until filled

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until position is filled.

Tobacco Free Campus

Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.




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Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 6/5/2033
Work Type: Full Time