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The Coursera Analytics team is looking for talented data warehouse engineers to design and implement systems for data management and business intelligence. We're looking for independent, analytically-minded individuals with strong software engineering skills, data warehousing and business intelligence experience, great communication skills, and who share our passion for education!
For this specific role, responsibilities include:
Working with engineers, product managers, and analysts to understand data needs.
Designing, implementing, and maintaining the company's enterprise data warehouse.
Developing extraction, transformation, and loading processes.
Identifying and fixing data quality issues.
Building data models and documenting data schemas.
Familiarity with business intelligence tools and dashboard construction.
The ideal candidate:
Has a B.S. or M.S. in a related technical field.
Has at least 5 years of industry experience with data warehouse management.
Has demonstrated independence based on past projects.
Has a passion for learning new technologies.
Has experience with big data processing tools (e.g., Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive).
Is proficient with relational databases and SQL.
Is proficient with at least one scripting language (e.g., Python).
Communicates technical concepts clearly and concisely in oral and written form.
A cover letter, detailing why you would like to join us and why you think you are a good fit.
Your resume and portfolio. We are very interested in links to previous projects that you've played a significant part in (please include a description of your role in those projects). Where appropriate, feel free to give us links to code snippets, design sketches, etc. relevant to these projects as well.
If you are a student or if you have graduated within the last 3 years, please include a copy of your unofficial transcript.
Information about your work authorization status in the United States.
Successful applicants will be working out of our Mountain View office. Telecommuting is not an option right now.
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To do this, we partner with the top institutions in the world to offer online courses for anyone to take for free. With technology that enables the best professors to teach to unlimited audiences, we envision a future where everyone has access to the world-class education that has so far been available only to a select few. We believe in learning without limits.
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Why work at Coursera?
People: Work on a team of smart, creative, and fun people from different countries, disciplines and backgrounds committed to changing the global educational landscape.
Environment: Work in an open, causal, and highly collaborative environment. We have free lunch and dinner too!
Challenging Problems: Work on really challenging problems that will change the world.