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Principal Data Engineer

Raleigh, NC, US

Requisition Number: 78832 


Insight Digital Innovation is dedicated to making the impossible possible.  We combine cutting-edge technology, creative thinking and the power of scale to deliver radical business transformation. 


Our areas of expertise include Cloud enablement, Data & AI, DevOps, Digital strategy, Intelligent applications, IoT & smart edge and Transformation Services.


From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter


  • Microsoft US Partner of the Year, 2020
  • Microsoft Worldwide Customer Experience Partner of the Year, 2020
  • Databricks National Consulting & SI Partner of the Year, 2020
  • HashiCorp Americas Investment Partner of the Year, 2020


Our Insight Digital Innovation team is searching for an experienced, passionate and professional Principal Data Engineer to join our team.


  • Develop and solidify client relationships through excellent communication, positive attitude, adaptability, and strong work ethic to become the trusted partner of clients.
  • Support the planning and implementation of data design services, providing sizing and configuration assistance and performing needs assessments.
  • Lead and mentor our development teams to deliver a quality data solution.
  • Translate business requirements to technical solutions leveraging strong business acumen.
  • Analyze current business practices, processes, and procedures as well as identify future business opportunities for leveraging cloud services (Microsoft, Amazon, and/or Google).
  • Deliver architectures for transformations and modernizations of enterprise data solutions using cloud data technologies.
  • Design and build modern data pipelines and data streams.
  • Design and build data service APIs.
  • Develop and maintain data warehouse schematics, layouts, architectures, and relational/non-relational databases for data access and Advanced Analytics.
  • Expose data to end users using PowerBI, Azure API Apps, or any other modern visualization platform or experience.
  • Implement effective metrics and monitoring processes.


What We Look For at Insight!

  • Demonstrated experience of turning business use cases and requirements to technical solutions.
  • Experience in business process mapping of data and analytics solutions.
  • Experience in leading and mentoring development teams.
  • Ability to model business processes using industry best practices.
  • Ability to conduct data profiling, cataloging, and mapping for technical design and construction of technical data flows.
  • Excellent grasp of data warehousing and ETL/ELT use cases and patterns at scale
  • The ability to apply such methods to solve business problems in combination with building data pipelines, data streams, and system integration.
  • Advanced SQL experience is required.
  • Knowledge and experience implementing end-to-end cloud technologies (Microsoft, Amazon, and/or Google) is required.
  • Hadoop, PowerShell, Databricks, Python, DevOps experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrated experience preparing data and building data pipelines for Machine Learning/AI Use Cases (text, voice, image, etc.…) is a plus.
  • Designing and building data pipelines using streams of IOT data is a plus.


We have created a team-oriented environment with quality people, career advancement opportunities, great work/life balance and an excellent compensation and benefits package.


Our people appreciate that they represent a brand that is invested in growing local relationships while working globally and doing what is right for our co-workers and clients.  We are high on supporting each other and hiring/developing the best technical professionals in the industry.


Diversity and inclusion is essential at Insight’s 87 offices across the globe. Our teammates each bring unique life experiences, viewpoints and backgrounds — and we believe that’s a fundamental factor in building stronger teams.


These are some of the reasons why we are often selected as a Best Places to Work award winner in the cities where we work.


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About Insight

At Insight Enterprises, Inc. we empower organizations to run smarter by defining, architecting, implementing, and managing Intelligent Technology Solutions ™. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our teammates help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. 

  • Global provider of Intelligent Technology Solutions™ for organizations of all sizes
  • Microsoft Global Partner of the Year for AI, IoT, Open Source Solutions, Mobile Apps, & Modern Desktop; Microsoft US Partner of the Year for DevOps
  • Fortune Top 100 Best Companies for Diversity
  • Fortune Top 50 Best Workplaces in Technology
  • Winner of several “Best Places to Work” awards
  • 30+ years in business, 11,000+ teammates worldwide, and $7.7 billion in revenue in 2019


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Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.



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