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Data Engineer


White Plains, US


At NYPA, IT is providing digital capabilities and driving innovation throughout the organization to achieve its VISION2030 Strategy and goals.  The right individual will share our passion of digital technology, transformation, and enjoy working in a dynamic and agile environment based on high collaboration culture.
NYPA is looking for a technologist to help advance our Analytics platform and capability into the future. The Data Engineer will work with the Data Services team to design, develop and manage big data centric solutions that meet the strategic business and technology direction of the organization. #LI-VB1


  • Design and develop Big data solutions using AWS, Spark and Data Bricks that are flexible, extensible, elastic, secure and reliable at large scale
  • Work with Lead Data Engineer to provide guidance and direction to project teams ensuring compliance with coding standards and best practices
  • Collaborate with Data Governance team to capture and manage meta data, and implement data quality rules
  • Building and managing data pipelines, and promoting to production
  • Continuously learn and be at the leading edge of Data Integration, Cloud, Containerization and other industry trends
  • Work with stakeholders including product, data and business teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs
  • Follow Cyber security guidelines and polices to monitor the company's data security and privacy

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Experience in traditional and cloud data management components (MS SQL, RDS, Athena, or similar)
• Experience in metadata driven ingestion framework, building data pipelines and data sets
• Familiarity with DevOps and Agile methodologies
• Strong analytical skills
• Understanding of cloud security policies and concepts
• Experience in Collibra and Trillium is a plus
• Experience with ETL tools: Talend, Pentaho, or similar tools

Education, Experience and Certifications

• Bachelor's degree required; Computer Science or IT Engineering related disciplines 
• Minimum of 2 years of Data Engineering experience
• Experience in building micro services using AWS Lambda and similar technologies
• Experience with any one of the big data tools such as: Spark, Kafka, StreamSets, Hadoop
• Scripting experience with JavaScript, pySpark, Python, T-SQL or other similar languages
• Cloud certification (AWS/Azure) is preferred

Physical Requirements

New York Power Authority is committed to providing fair, competitive, and market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is: $114,500 and $140,000. Salary offered will be determined based the successful candidates’ relevant experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.


The New York Power Authority and Canals Corporation believes that equity, diversity, and inclusion drive our success, and we encourage women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. As an equal opportunity employer, NYPA/Canals is committed to building inclusive, innovative work environments with employees who reflect communities across NY and enthusiastically serve them. We proudly celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, veteran status, disability status, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, arrest record or criminal conviction history, or any other category protected by law.

We are happy to provide reasonable religious accommodations during the hiring process for those in need. If you have a disability or special need that requires a reasonable accommodation, please send a request to

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