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Principal Engineer, Data & Analytics - Kiewit Technology Group


Omaha, NE, US

Requisition ID: 168213 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: DHO Information Technology Group 

Department: Technology Group 

Market: Corporate Home Office 

Employment Type: Full Time 


Position Overview

As a Principal Data Engineer you will lead the technology direction in Kiewit’s efforts to deliver data and reporting solutions aligned to project, departmental, and divisional needs.  A successful candidate must excel in technical leadership, have a high attention to detail, time management skills, and a proven track record of leading teams in the successful adoption of technology in the Data & Analytics domain.  Additionally, the Principal Data Engineer needs to be a capable communicator, adept at managing multiple responsibilities and able to work collaboratively with business partners at all levels of the organization.

District Overview

Kiewit Technology Group (KTG) builds solutions to enable and support a $12.5 billion company. Our mission is to deliver project schedule and cost certainty by employing technology designed by and for the construction industry. Our team deploys technology solutions to the field and home office departments that increase profitability by maximizing the way we use our people and resources in daily operations. KTG uses systems and tools that manage every part of Kiewit’s business and lifecycle of a project to improve planning and day-to-day execution in the field by giving our people real-time data to make faster, smarter decisions. When you join KTG, you will make an impact on the critical work we do every day. 


This position will be based out of our Kiewit Business Center at 12720 I Street Omaha, NE. The work schedule for this position is Monday – Thursday  with flexible Friday’s.


•    Design, implement, and deploy scalable data platforms in cloud and on-prem targets
•    Design and Development of data pipelines using Informatica, Snowflake, Azure Data Lake, Azure Databricks
•    Drive and execute the technical workstream of data strategy initiatives
•    Creation of process and procedures for the technical delivery of data solutions (security, ingestion, curation, orchestration, etc) 
•    Act as domain expert for Snowflake in a collaborative environment to implement data management best practices and application of various data warehousing concepts
•    Communicate different solution and technology options and articulate the short/long-term impact to department leaders for each proposed solution. 


•    Bachelor’s degree in technology field or equivalent experience
•    Years of experience: 6+ years in Snowflake and related ELT/ETL tooling (Matillion, Informatica, DBT, etc)
•    Experience with Azure Cloud Architecture, Snowflake Architecture, Azure Data Lake, Spark, Databricks, Azure Data Factory
•    Background in programming/scripting languages such as SQL, Python, Scala 
•    Expertise in Snowflake cost measurement, performance tuning, and workload optimization
•    Expertise in data management and data security fundamentals
•    Experience in migration from on-prem database environments to Snowflake
•    Working knowledge of various data pipeline design patterns, refactoring, testing, CI/CD, etc
•    Working knowledge of Data Visualization tools (eg Tableau, PowerBI, Looker) 
•    Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills 
•    Consistently demonstrates the ability to successfully negotiate conflict
•    Consistently demonstrates critical thinking and problem-solving capabilities



Other Requirements:
•    Regular, reliable attendance
•    Work productively and meet deadlines timely
•    Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
•    Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
•    Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.

We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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