Data Engineering Consultant

ServiceLaunch, Inc. - Houston, TX (30+ days ago)

Job Summary

The Data Engineering Consultant assists enterprise clients in interpreting their data through impactful data analysis and visualization. The goal is to support the use of data-driven insights to identify opportunities for optimization within IT and improve IT business performance. This Business Intelligence use case makes use of a wide variety of skills and knowledge, both across the BI solution stack and in interpreting technology infrastructure data.

Your background and experience includes data analysis, collection and aggregation models, techniques and technologies with the ability to apply this expertise to solve business problems. Your passion is guiding customers in discovering actionable business insights through data manipulation using statistical and visualization tools. You don’t mind digging into new data structures and types and enjoy a technical challenge. You like to own the full BI development life cycle, starting with requirements discovery/analysis, ETL development, data validation, and finally data visualization.

Responsibilities and Duties

This position requires a hands-on technical consultant who enjoys working with clients to guide their business requirements and develop custom solutions that meet their needs. Hands-on expertise in databases, SQL, and custom report development using Business Intelligence engines such as IBM Cognos, Pentaho, SAP Business Objects, Tableau or another major platform is required. The consultant’s primary role will vary depending on the customer but will range from initial requirements gathering and solution design to custom SQL-query design for data extraction or reporting purposes. Consultants will be expected to take leadership roles with their primary client contacts to establish and develop relationships and assist in managing client engagements.

Qualifications and Skills


  • This position will require daily on-site work at customer location.
  • 2-4 years experience with a major Business Intelligence platform such as Tableau, QlikView, IBM Cognos, Microsoft SSRS / SSAS, MS PowerBI, Pentaho, SAS or SAP Business Objects.
  • Demonstrable ability to write, optimize and troubleshoot complex SQL queries to retrieve and analyze data from databases such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, MySQL and/or PostgreSQL.
  • Hands-on working knowledge of SQL, relational databases, and data warehouse architectures.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent task management and workload organization skills.


  • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or Mathematics.
  • Design / Administration experience in enterprise databases (Oracle, MySQL, MS SQL Server, etc.).
  • Enterprise data warehouse administration, design and / or development experience.
  • ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) process design, development and support.
  • Working knowledge of shell scripting (UNIX shells, PERL and/or Windows PowerShell).
  • Experience with enterprise storage systems from a major vendor (key storage vendors are NetApp, EMC, HDS or IBM).


The Data Engineering Consultant position offers a very competitive compensation package, based on technical skills and prior work experience. The compensation package includes a competitive base salary, company-sponsored health care plan (medical+vision+dental), a quarterly performance-based bonus plan and a 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching.

ServiceLaunch believes the long-term development and growth of our employees is a core component of our business. As such, we offer a competitive benefits package and opportunities for employees to develop both business leadership and technical experience in a challenging and fast-paced environment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $90,000.00 to $130,000.00 /year


  • Business Intelligence: 4 years


  • Bachelor's


  • Houston, TX

Required travel:

  • 25