Data Engineer

Merck & Co.
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Job Description

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

The Data Engineer will be part of the Animal Health Technology Delivery team focused on developing innovative data solutions on Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud platform.


  • Participates in design, development and implementation of complex data pipelines to extract data from a variety of sources and populate data lake and data warehouse.
  • Develop data transformation rules and data modeling capabilities.
  • Actively listen, and accurately translate complex business questions into an accurate technical design that meets customer needs.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability and efficiency.
  • Ability to work across the organization including Executives, Product owners, and Design teams to assist with data related technical issues and support their data needs.
  • Perform data management releases following our Company's standard SDLC in an Agile DevOps model.
  • Partner with domain experts to verify and drive model capabilities and translate modeling outputs into business language.
  • Partner with IT resources to enable solution development using appropriate tools/technology, rapid prototyping and inform the design of analytical products.
  • Proficiency with one or more programming languages such as Python, Java, and SQL.
  • Create technical documentation as needed.


  • Bachelors degree (Prefer B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Business or related field)


  • 3+ years of working experience delivering ETL, data warehouse, and data analytics capabilities.
  • 1+ years of cloud computing experience: preferably with AWS and Redshift.
  • 2+ years of working experience in developing and / or deploying complex Business Analytics solutions.
  • Prior working experience with Agile development methods and DevOps.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Enterprise data sets – Across Value chain of Commercial, Supply chain, and Research.
  • BI development experience for Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) cubes with Spotfire / Qlik / PowerBI, etc.
  • AWS Solution Architect Associate Certification.

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Company Info.

Merck & Co.

Merck & Co., Inc. is a multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Kenilworth, New Jersey. It is named after the Merck family, which set up Merck Group in Germany in 1668. The company does business as MSD outside the United States and Canada.

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