Data Discovery (BigID) engineer

Fort Worth, TX

  -  IT - Infrastructure / Network / Systems  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-01611

Title: Data Discovery Engineer
Location: HYBRID – Dallas, TX
Duration: Ongoing Contract
Compensation: $58-63/hr
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

Job Description
Data Discovery (BigID) Engineer

Why you'll love this job
The Data Discovery (BigID) engineer will work as part of the Cyber Risk Governance team to roll out BigID. This individual will work to deploy the BigID remote scanners in Azure Kubernetes (AKS) and on-prem Kubernetes environments. Engineer will extensively work with Data Discovery analysts, Data Governance and Data Privacy Office and other enterprise platform teams to onboard and scan enterprise structured and unstructured data sources and assess data classification and data risk exposure.

What you'll do
• Creating documentation for requirements, engineering drawings and diagrams, as well as operational installation (runbooks) to deliver infrastructure services for projects
• Maintain responsibility for the day-to-day operations of BigID platform and remote scanners
• Translating business needs into actionable deliverables
• Work with data analysts to capture requirements for enterprise projects and identify the enterprise infrastructure services required
• Research new modules in BigID and come up with potential use cases
• Document infrastructure environments in coordination with other infrastructure and application teams to ensure the system is secure, highly available, and scalable
• Collaborate with project managers, other engineers, architects, administrators, and customers to deliver projects on time and within budget.
• Working with other enterprise infrastructure teams to deliver enterprise services to the businesses
• Working with service providers of the platform to upgrade new versions
• Explores and stays abreast of new technologies that can bring value to the organization
• Manages technology proof of concept selection criteria, evaluation, and testing

Minimum Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Technology, Information Systems (CIS/MIS), Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent experience/training
• 3 years of experience as a systems or infrastructure engineer
• Basic knowledge in Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle database, PostgresSQL, MySQL, MongoDB administration skills
• Mandatory experience
• 3 years of experience with BigID platform administration including scanner deployments and building scan profiles
• 3 years of experience as Kubernetes administrator with knowledge to deploy and manage cloud native applications in Kubernetes environments
• Must have hands on experience in docker containers, Kubernetes and Azure Kubernetes services administrations
• Must have good working experience with various Azure technologies
• Must have hands on experience with DevOps automation tools
• Must have knowledge of handling APIs for various integrations
Preferred Qualifications- Education & Prior Job Experience
• Basic knowledge of data management disciplines such as data discovery, data governance, data privacy concepts
• Experience in onboarding different types of data sources in large scale enterprise environment
• Experience in assessing data classification and data sensitivity across structured and unstructured data sources
Skills, Licenses & Certifications
• Knowledge of programming and scripting, including BASH, Python, VBS, or PowerShell
• Experience with scripting or programming, including Perl, Python, C, C++, C#, Java, Bash and Shell, or Batch a plus
• Capability to lead both technical and non-technical discussions.
• Experience with Data Center managed service providers
• Strong ability to troubleshoot issues and coordinate teams to resolve root cause
• Ability to engage with multi-discipline internal teams to ensure smooth rollout of data protection solutions and successful integration with application teams
• Ability to interact with other enterprise teams, data analysts and data governance teams for cross functional efforts
• Ability to effectively communicate progress, escalations, and issue analysis to key stakeholders
• Demonstrated proficiency in strategic thinking and creative problem-solving with the ability to translate data analysis into logical and actionable outcomes
• Ability to manage stressful situations and adapt to changing environments
• Strong problem solving skills and ability to exercise independent judgment with minimal direction from supervisor
• Ability to analyze complex problems and implement solutions and/or workarounds
• Demonstrated initiative, flexibility, and ability to adapt to changing priorities and work environments
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with a keen desire to learn and expand depth of knowledge
• Ability to thrive in a sense-of-urgency environment and leverage best practices
• Proficiency in Agile project management methodology, specifically within the infrastructure area
• Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)

Our benefits package includes:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions

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