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Snowflake Developer

  • Location: Durham, NC
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Ref No: 20-00293
  • Date: January 14, 2020
  • Job title:



Jonathan Abel



Chris Byrnes

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Job Description - Snowflake Developer

Infinity Consulting Solutions (ICS) are hiring a Software Engineer (Snowflake Developer) to work at our client in Durham, NC! We are looking for a Snowflake Developer to join the team and assist in the creation Data Lake on an Amazon Web Services platform. The Business Intelligence group is responsible for crafting, building and maintaining the operational and analytical capability . The data infrastructure is going through significant growth, and this is an opportunity to take a contributing role in shaping capability in this area. This team has been tasked with building a Data Lake on Snowflake hosted on AWS. This is a multi-year initiative which starts with foundational buildout in 2019 followed by prepared and curated layers.


  • Participates in the development, improvement and maintenance of database applications both as an individual contributor and as a team member
  • Designs batch cycle procedures on major projects using scripting and Control M and performs functional analysis for major projects supporting several corporate initiatives
  • Works with IT partners and user community for project definition; works on multiple platforms and multiple projects concurrently
  • Performs independent technical analysis, debugging and troubleshooting as well as code and unit testing for complex scope modules, and projects
  • Serves as a technical resource for others and participates in rotating production support activities

Required Qualifications:

  • Solid grasp of database engineering and design (Relational, De-normalized, Data Lakes, etc.)
    Five to eight years of programming skills experience in database development (main focus is Oracle)
  • Hands-on experience with at least one Snowflake implementation
    Strong Database experience in Oracle, Hadoop/Hive or DBMS (Snowflake, Netezza, NoSQL a plus)
  • Experience developing data ingestion processes using Kafka
  • Knowledge of AWS and Azure platforms
  • 3+ years of Development experience   Java a must, and experience developing Python (OR SPARK) based code that reads/writes data into databases
  • Comprehensive experience with database systems and related software
  • Experience with Control M (or similar job scheduling AutoSys)
  • Knowledge of DBMS optimizer and performance tuning techniques
  • Ability to read and interpret physical data models and ability to translate requirement documents into technical solutions
  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline and SDLC
  • Knowledge of Agile development
  • Good communications skills in addition to being an outstanding teammate

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Developing ETL solutions (Informatica nice to have)
  • Experience working with off-shore environments and Financial Services will be a plus.


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