Grand Rapids, Michigan- REMOTE

Data Analytics Engineer


We are looking for Data Analytics Engineer for our client in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This is 7-month contract with the possibility of extension. ***REMOTE POSITION*** Job Summary: Working as embedded technical expert as part of an integrated cross-functional team, the Analytics Data Engineer Analyst develops data solutions for analytics projects in their immediate business unit. This role is expected to provide expertise in the design, implementation, and maintenance of relational databases using supported enterprise IT platforms and guidelines. Analytics Data Engineers excel at wrangling data, and integrating data from non-traditional sources like NoSQL databases, web services/APIs, and flat text files. To support these needs, Analytics Data Engineers work in conjunction with Information Services to research, prototype, and pilot emerging analytics tools and platforms. This role further promotes the analytical operations of the business unit by assisting with data visualization, report automation, and the development of self-service dashboard solutions using enterprise supported platforms.


• Supports the development of data solutions that solve the needs of the immediate business unit
• Develops data visualizations using modern visualization tools and frameworks (Tableau, D3.JS, R, RShiny)
• Creates and automates self-service dashboards, applications, and operational reports
• Maintains ETL workflows and debugs automated jobs that fail
• Performs rapid data profiling of internal and external data sources to determine quality and value to business questions
• Develops subject matter expertise in their embedded area and counsels business analysts on available data sources and potential biases within datasets

Education and Experience:

• Required Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in computer science, application programming, software development, information systems, database administration, mathematics, engineering, or other related field
• 2 years of relevant experience Required
• Oracle and Cloud experience

Company Summary:

Initech Global is a leader in the staffing industry, providing consulting, recruiting, and staffing solutions in the field of information technology. Since 2001, Initech Global has been helping companies around the world accomplish their most critical business objectives through our disciplined client service approach, and our unique talent management model. Both client and talent retention continue to surpass 90% since the company’s inception fifteen years ago, and we’ve been recognized by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US for the last two years. Our clients and employees are the key to our success, and people are at the heart of everything we do. We are Initech Global, and we are Powered By People.

Required Skills:

Data Analysis, Oracle, Cloud, Tableau, D3.JS, R, RShiny