Best Buy is seeking an innovative and technically curious Digital Engineer II – Best Buy Health – Data Platform with expertise in developing products in a cloud-based environment.
The purpose of this function is to deliver technical software engineering work in the development of our health data platform products, tools, and services, for both internal and external customers. This position operates within established methodologies, procedures, and guidelines and through both internal resources and 3rd parties to deliver technical solutions. Applies knowledge of principles and techniques to solve technical problems. Works cross functionally with Business Analysts, Product Mangers, Engineers and Architects to define system requirements and technical implementation definition. Works on or leads teams in either Product Development, UI Development, Service Development, Cloud Development and/or Ecommerce Platform Development.
The successful candidate will be knowledgeable of modern data management practices. You will be responsible for building foundational capabilities on our data platform to process structured and unstructured data from across our health business including field devices (IOT), as well as internal applications and external partners.
The ideal candidate for this role would have:
Expert in multiple software languages, frameworks, and solutions
Delivering with highly skilled engineering teams in product model environments
Relevant experience with data engineering, having experience with a Cloud provider (preferably Azure) & real time analytics architecture.
Skills like data pipelines, ETL, data warehousing, workflow systems, etc..
Primary Responsibilities Include:
Ability to work as part of a collaborative team in a fast-paced, agile environment.
Builds, leads and manages a data platform engineering team with a focus on an overall engineering mindset
Very good communication skills, both verbally and written.
Creates and presents technical architectures
Drives automation performance analysis and tuning
Ensures that projects are on track and helps teams solve issues with roadblocks, cross-functional dependencies, infrastructure needs, and operations transitions.
Consistently looks for areas of improvement in development technologies and methodologies
Bachelor's or advanced degree in IT, Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience
6 or more years of Technology delivery and development experience
5 or more years of experience in Agile delivery methodology and DevOps principles
4 or more years of Data Engineering experience
2 or more years of experience with cloud platforms such as Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud
1 or more years of experience with data streaming technologies such as Kafka