Data Engineer

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Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Opening ID: 26084
Job Family: Information Services
Date Posted: Sep 28, 2022


Job Description

Why Join Altec?

If you're considering a career with Altec, Inc., there's never been a better time to join us! Our Company was founded based upon values that place the customer first, and view people as our greatest strength. Altec has continued to grow, utilizing the same basic values, and over the years, those values have helped us to earn the trust and confidence of our customers worldwide. We remain committed to total customer satisfaction in everything we do. That's why today, Altec is an innovative, financially sound company that is setting the standard of excellence in design, manufacturing and service; and that's why you can rely on us to provide you with the stability of a well managed company.

Our Company:

Altec Inc., founded in 1929, is a privately held company headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.

Altec specializes in the manufacture, sale and service of aerial devices, digger derricks, cranes and specialty equipment for the electric utility, telecommunications, tree care, construction, and light and sign maintenance industries in more than 120 countries.


The team is responsible for building and maintaining Altec’s data lake and warehouses.  The team also focuses on the infrastructure to provide strong data governance, security and quality. The team works on the ETL processes to expose data to Altec’s analysts and data scientists for their projects.  You will work closely with these stakeholders to get data in the right form to allow for quick, effective and repeatable analysis.  It is also imperative to work closely with the development teams where the data originates to have a thorough understanding of how to engineer the data.


  • Complete programming solutions when problems arise
  • Interact with users for programming specification clarification and detail
  • Write technical documentation
  • Provide user support for Altec associates via phone, email and in person
  • Perform software testing
  • Willingness to work outside standard business hours to resolves issues or complete special projects
  • Track and maintain constant communication with the customer from the beginning to the end of any established case, issue, or concern
  • Remain highly adaptable
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelors in related discipline strongly preferred, but consideration may be given to exceptional candidates with six years relevant work experience
  • At least four years of recent programming experience required
  • Programming experience pyspark or scala
  • Experience with AWS: Glue, Athena, EMR, Kinesis, Kafka, Redshift
  • Experience with DevOps practices and CI/CD
  • Current valid Driver’s License
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work with team members

The job level may be modified upward based on the qualifications of the candidate


Altec offers a competitive salary that rewards performance and dedication, along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
          • Medical, Dental and Prescription Drug Program
          • Retirement 401(k) Program
          • Vacation and Holidays
          • Flexible Spending Accounts
          • Tuition Assistance Program
          • Employee Assistance and Mental Health/Substance Abuse Program
          • Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

EEO Statement

Altec Industries, Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain affirmative action plans to recruit, retain, develop, and promote qualified individuals without unlawful consideration of race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Altec strives to maintain a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and harassment, where associates are treated with respect and dignity.


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