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Title

Data Engineer 

Description

PURPOSE

Manages and coordinates with internal or external parties the collection, compilation, normalization, and standard analysis of data assets across diverse projects and data platforms. Develops, maintains, evaluates, and tests data solutions within an organization. Develops and executes plans, policies, and practices that control, protect, deliver, and enhance the value and integrity of the organization's data and information assets and programs.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Collects, stores, processes, and analyzes raw and/or complex data from multiple sources, recommends ways to apply the data, chooses and designs optimal data solutions, and builds data processing systems, using expertise in data warehousing solutions and working with the latest database technologies.
  • Maintains, implements, and monitors the quality of the data and information with the architecture used across the company; reports on results and identifies and recommends system application changes required to improve the quality of data in all applications.
  • Investigates data quality problems, conducts analysis to determine root causes of problems, corrects errors, and develops prototypes, process improvement plans across all programs, and proof of concepts for the selected solutions.
  • Processes unstructured data into a form suitable for analysis, followed by doing the analysis.
  • Integrates innovations and algorithms into the organization's data systems, working closely with various teams.
  • Implements complex data projects with a focus on collecting, parsing, managing, analyzing, and visualizing large sets of data to turn information into insights using multiple platforms.
  • Decides on hardware and software design needs and acts according to the decisions.
  • Serves as a data subject matter expert, collaborates with business owners or external clients to establish an analysis plan to answer key business questions, and delivers both reporting results and insights.
  • Generates specific and operational reports in support of objectives and initiatives, and presents and communicates complex analytical data and results to appropriate audiences.
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelors or Masters in a Computer Information Systems field of study from an accredited college or university, or 8 years equivalent work experience in an IT role.

Preferred Skills

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005-2017
  • Expert knowledge of SQL query language and best practices for its usage
  • SQL Server Analysis Services, cubes and/or tabular models
  • Knowledge of performance and tuning of database software and queries
  • Source control systems, such as Team Foundation Server
  • Reporting systems such as SSRS or Power BI
  • SQL Server Integration Services
  • Ability to deliver exceptional service through positive engagement and patience.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to continuously improve results.
  • Ability to promote a culture of trust and safety.

Working conditions

This position will be required to work in an office environment with moderate noise levels, and, with or without reasonable accommodation is required to:

  • Remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently operate a computer for extended periods of time and regularly operate other office productivity machines.
  • Occasionally ascend/descend stairs and move up to 20 pounds of office objects.
  • Frequently communicate with peers, supervisors, third parties, and other employees to exchange accurate information and answer questions.
  • Occasionally attend meetings in buildings outside corporate office and at off-site locations with various internal conditions, and requiring travel in various external conditions.
  • Travel domestically as necessary.
 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Reports To Director Application Development  
Open Date 9/16/2019  
Location USA Truck General Office  
About the Organization
USA Truck is driven to be a premier North American transportation solutions
provider that improves the lives of team members, customers, industry partners,
and our communities. We promote a culture of trust in a safe, fun,
and friendly environment where people grow and thrive.
 
EOE Statement USA Truck, Inc. is firmly committed to inclusivity and equality of opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment, and does not discriminate against applicants or employees for any reason prohibited by law or its own policies. USA Truck, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations for employees and applicants for employment.

This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for this position; other duties outside of normal responsibilities may be performed as necessary to meet the needs of the organization. Nothing in this position description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.
 

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