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VMware Senior Data Engineer in Palo Alto, California

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VMware , the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, delivers customer-proven solutions that accelerate IT by reducing complexity and enabling more flexible, agile service delivery.

Are you looking for a high-energy team where you can make a direct contribution to envisioning and architecting next generation Data Analytics platform? Are you looking to join a company with a vision to imagine, design, and create a better world who is also recognized as top places to work for in Silicon Valley?

At VMware, we are not a traditional IT organization, we build differentiator IT solutions in the Data organization. VMware is seeking a Lead Data Engineer for working “hands on” on a platform that powers data-driven insights for enterprise reporting and analytics needs.


  • Understand the business capability/requirements and transform them into robust design solutions

  • Perform hands on work using Python, able to write complex SQL’s, understand API and be able to consume/write API’s as needed

  • Perform report development using enterprise tools such as Tableau, SAP BOBJ and other open source reporting platforms.

  • Perform hands on work using Kafka, Spark, Presto, SAP HANA, Hadoop/HAWQ SDI/SLT, Informatica to build next generation NearRealTime data analytics platform.

  • Integrate data sets from different sources using Informatica, Python, Kafka, SAP SDI/SLT

  • Protect data integrity and accuracy. Perform root cause analysis of issues that hinder the data quality. Work with data source owner to increase quality and accuracy of the source data.

  • Help data consumers to correctly understand and use the data.

  • Building reports based on the business need.


  • 8+ years of experience in as a BI/Data Engineer handling large volumes of data.

  • Excellent knowledge of data warehouse technical architecture, infrastructure components, ETL/ELT and reporting/analytic tools.

  • Expertise in writing advanced SQL queries.

  • Experience working with Informatica, SAP SDI/SLT

  • Expertise in SAP HANA, Hive/Hadoop/Hawq, Spark, Kafka, Presto

  • Working knowledge of BI Reporting tools like BOBJ and Tableau is a plus.

  • Experience in Python Scripting

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Redshift is a plus

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Bachelors degree in Computer science, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering or relevant field.

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: Software Engineering

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-02-21

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