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Alation Engineer (Remote)

Job Title
Alation Engineer (Remote)
Job ID
Work From Home
St. Louis,  MO 63134
Other Location
Our History:
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record.

Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project-based work.

Conexess Group is aiding a large healthcare client in their search for an Alation Engineer in a remote capacity. This is a long-term opportunity with a competitive compensation package.

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  • Serve as the lead technician responsible for design, engineering and development of information technology solutions for Alation products, including automation, API integration, catalog management, and metamodel ingestion/extension.
  • Create automated scheduling and monitoring jobs, and shared/administration/usage reports, managing codebase.
  • Serve as the primary technical contact for vendor, including ticket management and exploration of new capabilities.
  • Create and maintain system architecture and engineering best practices documentation
  • Monitor ServiceNow work queue, managing metadata product suites
  • Troubleshoot and perform work to resolve infrastructure compatibility issues based on system architecture, project requirements, customer expectations, improve/maintain product health, etc
  • Perform testing for development and production software upgrades, documenting installations, changes, and configurations
  • 4+ years’ experience in Dev Ops, system administration, software product administration, preferably Alation, Collibra, and/or Erwin Data Modeler
  • 4+ years’ experience in database and cloud usage, Linux / Unix, Python, SQL coding (MS SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL), and API development
  • Experience utilizing metadata management tools for business, technical and operational metadata (Alation, Collibra, erwin Data Modeler, Erwin Model Mart, erwin Data Intelligence Suite)
  • Understanding and implementation of data movement, integration, and transformation (ELT)
  • Experience with Big data, data lake, structured, unstructured, domestic and global data
  • Experience working in an Agile delivery environment (Jira, Confluence, SharePoint, Git, etc.)
  • Must be able to meet deliverable timelines while delivering quality work


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