Position Purpose

As a Senior Data Engineer on the Echo Global Logistics team, you will contribute to database management of large scale web-based applications through the use of SQL, C#, and .NET tools. These technologies enable Echo’s business while supporting architectural vision of quality, scalability, performance and function. Our proprietary software is created with the goal to simplify transportation for our customers and carriers, and is one of our largest competitive advantages in an ever growing market.

Echo Global Logistics has recently been ranked the third largest digital company by employee size in Chicago and we are continuing to see increased growth in virtually all of our technical teams. Additionally, we have been ranked as the #1 Inbound Logistics 3PL for 2017 and look forward to speaking with you further about our team!

Essential Position Functions 

You...

  • See technology as a passion, not something you just do between 9-5
  • Possess the ability to create new solutions; we operate on a web based platform and constantly facing unchartered waters
  • Possess strong fundamentals within coding technologies and a willingness to wear several hats when called upon
  • Do not wait for something to break; find a problem before it becomes one and constantly aiming to improve
  • Having a willingness to vocalize these ideas and pick yourself up if you get knocked down

We…

  • Value passionate technologists, go-getters, and people who never stop seeking ways to improve existing technology
  • Have a high focus on career development and the runway to get you there
  • Work hard, period
  • Offer competitive compensation, benefits, 401k, challenging projects, company wide events, coworkers and leaders who will push you to get better, a sense of community not found anywhere else

Responsibilities:

Data Engineer’s work in conjunction with Software Engineers, DBA’s, Business Analysts, Quality Assurance and business owners

  • Serve as a member of a data team that solves complex challenges and builds working database solutions using SQL Server, T-SQL, SSIS, stored procedures, views, user-defined functions, and table functions
  • Develop solutions and contributing to development, leveraging Object-Oriented programming techniques (.Net), Software Development Lifecycles, Unit Test Techniques, and Debugging/Analytical Techniques.
  • Collaborate with the team to develop database structures that fit into the overall architecture of the systems under development.
  • Code, install, optimize, and debug database queries and stored procedures using appropriate tools and editors.
  • Perform code reviews and provide feedback in a timely manner. 
  • Promote collective code ownership for everyone to have visibility into the feature codebase.
  • Present technical ideas and concepts in business-friendly language.
  • Provide recommendations, analysis, and evaluation of systems improvements, optimization, development, and maintenance efforts, including capacity planning.
  • Identify and correct performance bottlenecks related to SQL code.
  • Support timely production releases and adherence to release activities.
  • Contribute to data retention strategy.

Position Requirements

  • 1-3 years in commercial-grade business applications environment leveraging the following:
    • SQL Server, T-SQL, SSIS, stored procedures, user-defined functions and table functions
    • Managing design risk
  • 1-3 years leveraging OO programming techniques
    • Software development lifecycles, Unit test techniques, debugging/analytical techniques

What's in it for you?

  • Help career growth by joining industry leader and continuing to advance Echo web based technologies
  • Working with an organization with defined market goals, products, customers, revenue, and development teams
  • Experienced mentors to learn and adopt new practices
  • Ability to introduce your own views and takes on our product offerings
  • Work in wide variety of data management
  • Ability to constantly enhance and improve applications
  • Have a clearly defined career growth track with enough flexibility to pave your own way

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or Vietnam era or other protected veteran.

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