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Data Engineer - Remote

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

As part of the university`s comprehensive vaccination program , all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location.

New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire`s vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn.

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This position is located in Ithaca, New York. The successful candidate will have the option to perform this role at a location of their choosing within the United States.

The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.

No Visa sponsorship available for this position.

What is Cornell University and what is Information Technology @ Cornell?
Cornell University, unique among peers, is the federal land-grant institution of New York State, a private endowed university, and a member of the Ivy League. Information technologies (IT) is a strategic enabler for many functions at Cornell. Staff working in IT are found in most colleges and units across Cornell. We are comprised of many organizations, but we work as one. By being where Cornell faculty, staff, and students are, we are better able to offer support—whether needed at your desktop or to solve a major business, academic or research objective—to everyone at Cornell. Check out this link to find out more about [email protected] .

What you will do:

As a member of Cornell Information Technologies’ Data Warehousing and Integrations team, the Data Engineer is part of a sub-team who develops robust, reliable, and standardized data solutions in support of data analytic needs across campus. This is an area of rapid change where candidate would be expected to be able to learn and apply new technical skills on an ongoing basis. The Data Engineer is a member of the team who develop and support Cornell’s data warehousing and data lake echo system. The Data Engineer works daily with customers and colleagues to develop and support a vast data environment.

What you will be:

You are self-motivated, and someone who will proactively support the many data feeds, transformations, and updates which make up Cornell’ DL/DW echo system. You will work collaboratively with customers and IT team members to develop new lake/data warehouse content that is enterprise grade and supportable. You will also serve as the DL/DW liaison and subject matter expert to project teams requesting our resources. You will have strong documenting skills and the ability to create and maintain standard operating procedures. You are a quick learner of new tools and environments related to the data analytics space. You will research and conduct impact analysis of changing schema and data model requirements and be expected to participate in the 24X7 DL/DW On Call support rotation for the department.

Additionally, you will have:

Bachelor`s degree with 3-5 years of experience OR , equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

  • SQL (DDL and DML)
  • Development experience within a Relational Database such as: Postgres, Oracle, MS SQL Developer
  • Proven experience developing data transformation solutions in one or more programing languages
  • One to two years of related experience in at least two of the following: data analysis, data lake/data warehouse design/construction, or report/dashboard development
  • Must have a strong desire to become highly proficient in a new and rapidly evolving technical space
  • Strong development skills (e.g., ability to quickly learn specific functional need and effectively and efficiently apply solutions to desired outcome)
  • Must enjoy and have demonstrated successful experience in a rapidly changing, continual learning IT/Business environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency developing technical skills, performing problem solving skills and possess an ability to multi-task within a team, service-oriented environment.
  • Demonstration of excellent technical, verbal, and written communications skills.
  • Preferred experience in developing and supporting data transformations using an ETL product such as: Informatica, Data Stage, WhereScape, Talend, database procedural language, have experience with Python, understanding of dimensional data modeling concepts and experience with cloud services, such as AWS (S3, Redshift, Glue, Athena, RDS, EMR)

What we offer:

Great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions: Paid vacation and health/personal time, 12 university paid holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year’s Day) and superior retirement contributions.

An active and diverse community to work and thrive in! Cornell is situated in picturesque Ithaca, New York, the heart of the Finger Lakes. Ithaca is home to two academic institutions, state parks, waterfalls, gorges, and a wide range of art galleries, theaters, eateries, wineries, and breweries. Ithaca has something to suit all ages and interests!

University Job Title:

Business Intelligence Eng III

Job Family:

Information Technology



Pay Rate Type:




Contact Name:

Susie Jackson

Number of Openings:


Job Titles and Pay Ranges:

To learn more about Cornell’s non-union staff job titles and pay ranges, see Career Navigator . The final rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.

  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.

  • Unique applicable skills.

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EEO Statement:

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. We also recognize a lawful preference in employment practices for Native Americans living on or near Indian reservations. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university`s mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.



Published 2022-07-13

Cornell University looks for a Data Engineer - Remote in Remote - Ithaca, NY 14853 location.

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