Data Engineer, Support

IT Operations | Seattle, WA

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IT Operations

Life at Big Fish Games

Big Fish Games is an innovative developer and world-class publisher of a diverse portfolio of casual game franchises, including Big Fish Casino, Gummy Drop, Fairway Solitaire, Jackpot Magic Slots and Cooking Craze.   Founded in 2002, we serve millions of players every day and are dedicated to providing players with the opportunity to play, connect, compete and discover anywhere and on any device.  We are dedicated to enhancing life through exceptional play.

Our four core beliefs are what makes working at Big Fish Games unique. We believe in a work environment that:

  • Creates opportunities for impact
  • Shares a passion for challenge
  • Cultivates a spirit of creativity
  • Thrives through collaboration

Summary and Mission

The data engineering team is looking for someone who enjoys working on multiple platforms which include Netezza, Hadoop, and Big Query. This candidate should be comfortable multi-tasking, and moving seamlessly between different technology stacks. You will work closely with the DBA to support and maintain existing systems. You will provide feedback to data engineers to improve the reliability and quality of data solutions. Also, you will update the jobs and processes as the team receives new requirements.  If you are someone who has a passion for big data and looking for an opportunity to work on big data platforms, come join our data engineering team at Big Fish Games!


  • Monitor existing ETL systems for failures and resolve the failures
  • Improve existing ETL systems to reduce the number of failures
  • Deprecate and remove ETL jobs and processes which are no longer needed by the business customers
  • Assist the DBA with data platforms upgrades.
  • Update existing ETL jobs and processes based on new business requirements


  • At least 2 years of experience in the following skill:
    • SQL
    • Programming or scripting (for example, python, powershell, java, c#)
    • ETL frameworks (for example, SSIS, Data Stage, Talend, or Informatica)
    • Database Management Systems (for example, SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL)
    • Problem-solving and root cause analysis
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Information Systems or Computer Science

Preferred Qualifications

  • Data modeling for data warehousing
  • Development on big data platforms (for example Hadoop, Netezza, Teradata, AWS or Google Cloud Platform)


Big Fish Games is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special that’s why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.