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IT Data Engineer, Data Operations - Micron

Micron Technology

Boise, Idaho
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Req Id: 84613

As a Data Engineer at Micron Technology Inc., you will be a key member of a cross-functional team responsible for developing and growing Micron’s methods and systems for extracting new insight for our expanding data streams. You will be collaborating with Data Scientists, Engineers, Technicians and Data Mining teams to design and implement systems to extract data from Micron’s business systems, transforming it into an actionable format, and as needed, creating dynamic presentation layers for use by high-level engineers and managers throughout the company. You will be creating new solutions, as well as, supporting, configuring, and enhancing existing solutions. You will be a key member of a DevOps team responsible for bridging gaps and bringing efficiencies to both solutions and operations space.


Additional Responsibilities And Tasks

Understand the Business Problem and the Data that is Relevant to the Problem

  • Maintain an intimate understanding of company and department strategy
  • Translate analysis requirements into data requirements
  • Identify and understand the data sources that are relevant to the business problem
  • Develop conceptual models that capture the relationships within the data
  • Define the data-quality objectives for the solution
  • Be a subject matter expert in data sources and reporting options


Architect Data Management Systems

  • Leverage understanding of the business problem and the nature of the data to select appropriate data management system (Big Data, OLTP, OLAP, etc.)
  • Design and implement optimum data structures in the appropriate data management system (Hadoop, Teradata, SQL Server, etc.) to satisfy the data requirements
  • Plan methods for archiving/deletion of information


Develop, Automate, and Orchestrate an Ecosystem of ETL Processes that is Fast and Reliable for Varying Volumes of Data

  • Identify and select the optimum methods of access for each data source (real-time/streaming, delayed, static)
  • Determine transformation requirements and develop processes to bring structured and unstructured data from the source to a new physical data model
  • Develop processes to efficiently load the transform data into the data management system


Prepare Data To Meet Analysis Requirements

  • Work with the Data Scientist to implement strategies for cleaning and preparing data for analysis (e.g., outliers, missing data, etc.)
  • Develop and code data extracts
  • Follow best practices to ensure data quality and data integrity
  • Ensure that the data is fit to use for data science applications


Strong Focus on Enablement of DevOps and ALM/CI initiatives

  • Act as a liaison between multiple Development and Operations team
  • Participate directly in Solution Development Teams to plan and develop new product deployments, advocate solutions for systems architecture and proactively detect areas for improvement
  • Accelerate existing projects and contribute to the planning and executing of future projects related to solution development and operations
  • Identify opportunities and contribute ideas for automation and work closely with enablement teams on how to continuously improve speed and quality of solutions
  • Identify, define and document structured work. Close gaps on training for the operations support teams
  • Lead and perform reviews to ensure the solutions are robust and resilient
  • Enable quality assurance and ensure the planned solutions are meeting CLM/AI requirements
  • Explore and rapidly adopt new technologies in the CLM/AI space



  • Ability to work with multiple operating systems (e.g., MS Office, Unix, Linux, etc.)
  • Some experience with Microsoft BI Tools (MDX, Integration Services, Analysis Services, Reporting Services, SharePoint)
  • Understanding of how distributed systems work
  • Familiarity with software architecture (data structures, data schemas, etc.)
  • Strong working knowledge of databases (Oracle, MSSQL, etc.) including SQL and NoSQL
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and organizational skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Excellent oral, written, and technical communication skills and a solid command of the English language
  • Experience in group presentation and public speaking
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude that anything is possible
  • Self-motivated and team oriented
  • 2+ years' experience in any of the following:
    • One or more high-level client, object-oriented language (e.g., C#, C++, JAVA, Python, Perl, etc.)
    • One or more web programming language (PHP, MySQL, Python, Perl, JavaScript, ASP, etc.)
    • Oone or more Data Extraction Tools (SSIS, Informatica etc.)
    • Big Data processing and/or developing applications and data sources via Hadoop, Yarn, Hive, Pig, Sqoop, MapReduce, HBASE, Flume, etc.
    • Software development


Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or a related field of study; Masters' Degree is desired but not required

We recruit, hire, train, promote, discipline and provide other conditions of employment without regard to a person's race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, veteran’s status, or other classifications protected under law. This includes providing reasonable accommodation for team members' disabilities or religious beliefs and practices. Each manager, supervisor and team member is responsible for carrying out this policy. The EEO Administrator in Human Resources is responsible for administration of this policy. The administrator will monitor compliance and is available to answer any questions on EEO matters. To request assistance with the application process, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 (or 208-368-4748).