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Job Posting: Detroit Tigers – Data Quality Engineer

Position: Data Quality Engineer – Detroit Tigers (Detroit MI)

Job summary:
The Detroit Tigers are currently seeking a Data Quality Engineer, Baseball Data Infrastructure. This role will be responsible for designing, managing and automating data quality processes across our disparate data sources to support baseball operations initiatives. This position will report to the Director, Baseball Data Infrastructure.

Main responsibilities:

  • Design, implement and use data quality assurance frameworks to support the process of identifying inconsistent data patterns.
  • Work with Tigers data engineers and data scientists to implement good data hygiene practices and procedures in our data pipelines.
  • Work with external data providers to triage and resolve data quality issues.
  • Automate and execute test cases in data pipelines and manage data issue tracking.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • 2+ years of relevant work experience in data analysis and engineering with SQL and Python
  • Knowledge of data strategies and practices, such as continuous integration, regression testing, and release management.
  • Experience querying SQL data warehouses designed for data science and analytics.
  • Familiarity with cloud computing, cloud storage and cloud services.
  • Understanding of data quality frameworks and best practices for implementation.
  • Passion for baseball and knowledge of current baseball research.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong SQL skills (T-SQL preferred).
  • Effective communication skills with an ability to explain technical concepts to developers and business partners.
  • Experience with Apache Spark (Databricks on Azure preferred).
  • Experience in generating reports and visuals on large data sources.
  • Experience with DevOps practices for CICD pipelines.
  • Familiarity with open source data quality frameworks (Great Expectations preferred).
  • Familiarity with Airflow.

Labor conditions:

  • Office environment.
  • The location can be Detroit-based or entirely remote.
  • Occasional evening, weekend and holiday hours may be required.

The foregoing is intended to describe the essential job duties, general additional duties and essential requirements for the performance of this job. It should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of all additional non-essential duties, responsibilities or requirements. Detroit Tigers, Inc. has the right to change, modify, suspend, discontinue or cancel in whole or in part any function described in a job description at any time without notice to the employee.

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