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We, at Turing, are looking for experienced remote Analytics engineers who can write transformation jobs to build clean data assets and manage data dictionaries. Here's your chance to work with Silicon Valley firms on full-time and long-term projects while accelerating your career.

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Job responsibilities

  • Assemble huge, complex data sets in order to suit business needs
  • Collaborate closely with data engineers and data analysts to fully comprehend needs and execute them in the database structure
  • Write and optimize SQL statements for reporting and analytics
  • Improving the Analytics code base by using best practices such as version control and continuous integration
  • Create the infrastructure needed to extract, transform, and load data from the data warehouse as efficiently as possible
  • Identify, develop, and implement internal process improvements, including automating manual processes, improving data delivery, and, if necessary, re-designing infrastructure to increase scalability
  • Provide clean and well-tested data sets and perform data modeling

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or IT (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 3+ years of experience in data processing/mining/analytics
  • Knowledge of ETL data pipelines, structures, and data sets, as well as how to develop and optimize them
  • Experience manipulating, processing, and extracting information from big, heterogeneous datasets
  • Advanced knowledge in SQL and Python programming
  • Working knowledge of Google Big Query is a bonus
  • Critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  • Fluency in English to collaborate with engineering managers
  • Work full-time (40 hours/week) with a 4 hour overlap with US time zones

Preferred skills

  • Expertise in R or Python programming languages
  • Strong knowledge of data engineering tools such as Stitch, Dataform, BI tools (Looker, Mode, etc.), among others
  • Understanding of the best software engineering techniques

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How to become an Analytics engineer?

Analytics engineering, a new discipline in the Engineering field, concerns itself with ensuring that data is properly collected, stored, and accessed and with improving the processes used to prepare decisions by analyzing large amounts of data.

Analytics engineers develop, test, and deploy code that enables business users to explore, analyze, and visualize data. Analytics engineers also help data scientists perform exploratory data analysis, develop machine-learning models, and apply statistical techniques to large, enterprise-scale data sets.

The primary reasoning behind the emergence of Analytics Engineer jobs and responsibilities is the shift towards ELT for Data Warehousing. This role emerged because there was a shift towards other methodologies for building data software when initially this practice would involve using Data Vault and other kinds of technologies.

What is the scope in Analytics engineering?

Analytics engineering is widely used nowadays. And analytics engineer jobs are now in demand. It's not just tech companies that are jumping on board. Analytical engineering skills can be applied across a wide range of industries.

Analytics engineers are among the most in-demand professionals in the world with analytics engineer jobs the most in-demand jobs right now.

Nowadays, people in these roles are responsible for creating reusable assets from whatever someone else in their team has created like a Data Warehouse. As such, many analytics engineers find themselves in high demand by employers that are deploying big data tools such as Apache Hadoop or Amazon Redshift. Because the demand for Analytics engineers is so high, and the supply of people who can truly do this job well is so limited, even at the entry-level, they command high salaries and excellent benefits.

What are the roles and responsibilities of an Analytics engineer?

Analytics engineers make sure the site is working smoothly and is running fast by ensuring the data that powers it is flowing in a structured, safe, efficient way. Analytics engineers will make sure the data infrastructure is able to support any features that users have access to. They will create a solution architecture for handling the multitude of requests from companies wanting their profiles scraped or fed into their databases. They also take requests from companies looking to host their information on the network so that consumers can easily find it.

One of their main responsibilities is to streamline data transformation processes in order to make them faster and more efficient in general because, with big data solutions on the rise, they might just be saving a company both time and money.

  • Collaborate with other members of the team to understand the business requirements.
  • Develop data models and describe successful analytics outcomes
  • Increase trust in all collaborations and with Trusted Data Development.
  • Take responsibility for major divisions of the Enterprise Dimensional Model
  • Design, create and extend DBT code to expand the Enterprise Dimensional Model.
  • Develop and maintain architecture and system documentation up to date.
  • Manage the Data Catalog, a scalable resource that enables Self-Service analytics.
  • Document the presumed plans and achieved results
  • Incorporate the DataOps philosophy into everything

How to become an Analytics engineer?

As someone who bridges the gap between business and technology, the Analytics Engineer role requires equal amounts of business acumen and technical acumen.

In order to pursue a professional career as an Analytics engineer, first consider that there are no mandatory educational requirements for the profession. For instance, you can become an Analytics engineer whether you're a recent graduate or have no college degree at all, if you have the relevant work experience and expertise required for the job.

In general, most employers look for candidates to have a bachelor’s or master's degree in computer science or a similar discipline when hiring Analytics engineers. This is true for the following reasons:

(1) the background will make you better able to understand computer programming and web development, which will aid you greatly in learning Analytics engineering;

(2) many employers will only accept applicants with this specific degree.

Now, let's look at the skills and methods you'll need to master in order to become a successful Analytics engineer:

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Skills required to become an Analytics engineer

The first step to becoming a high-paying Analytics engineer is to acquire the skill set required to obtain those jobs. Let's take a look at what you need to know:

1. SQL

SQL is a programming language that allows you to remain in control of how your databases are set up and customized. It is short for structured query language and allows companies to communicate with and manipulate data that is saved in a database. This can be any type of database that has a SQL server installed on it, such as Oracle, Sybase, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Access, or even Google's recently launched BigQuery data analytics platform. SQL commands are used to perform actions such as update table records or look up data by using a result set.

2. Python

Python is an interpretive programming language. Its syntax is simple and easy to learn, which again reduces the cost of maintenance when creating programs. As a scripting language, Python can be used to connect existing components together, making it ideal for rapid application development. The standard library that comes with Python allows you to perform a multitude of tasks with ease and style.

3. DBT

DBT or Data Building Tool is a command-line tool that enables data analysts and engineers to transform data in their warehouses without hassle. Using DBT is extremely easy just like ETL (Extract, Transform, Load). It enables businesses to write transformations as queries and efficiently orchestrate them. This is great for Small & Medium Enterprises since it tackles the problems of ETL which are complex & time-consuming to resolve.

4. Data visualization

Data visualization helps us understand what information means by providing visual context in the form of maps or graphs. This allows data to be more authentic for the human mind to understand, making it easier to spot trends, patterns, and anomalies in large data sets. Data visualization employs visual data to convey information in a quick, and effective manner. This practice can assist businesses in determining which areas require improvement, which factors influence customer satisfaction, and what to do with specific products. Stakeholders, business owners, and decision-makers can better predict the volume of sales and future growth when data is visualized.

5. Git/Version Control

Software that allows you to track changes to a codebase (or set of codebases) is known as a version management system. Organizations often use such a system so that in case an issue is identified on a production website, they can go back to the previous production release. There are several such systems, including Git, SVN, and CVS. Some developers consider this skill one of their most important job skills because mastering version control will be vital no matter what your expertise or experience level.

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How to get remote Analytics engineer jobs?

Developers are a lot like athletes. In order to excel at their craft, they have to practice effectively and consistently. They also need to work hard enough that their skills grow gradually over time. In that regard, there are two major factors that developers must focus on in order for that progress to happen: the support of someone who is more experienced and effective in practice techniques while you're practicing. As a developer, it's vital for you to know how much to practice - so make sure there is someone on hand who will help you out and keep an eye out for any signs of burnout!

Turing offers the best remote Analytics engineer jobs that suit your career trajectories as an Analytics engineer. Grow rapidly by working on challenging technical and business problems on the latest technologies. Join a network of the world's best developers & get full-time, long-term remote Analytics engineer jobs with better compensation and career growth.

Why become an Analytics engineer at Turing?

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Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

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Work on challenging technical and business problems using cutting-edge technology to accelerate your career growth.

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Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their Analytics engineers?

At Turing, every Analytics engineer is allowed to set their rate. However, Turing will recommend a salary at which we know we can find a fruitful and long-term opportunity for you. Our recommendations are based on our assessment of market conditions and the demand that we see from our customers.

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