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Data Engineer


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany. 


Your Role: 

At MilliporeSigma, the Data Engineer will design, develop, and update data pipelines and data repositories to shape our data delivery for our partners & customers. You will be instrumental to enhance the reliability, speed, and accuracy of our product data. Additionally, you will interact with a variety of data sources in a service-oriented environment ranging from legacy databases to API endpoints and cloud resources.


  • Utilize Big Data management and analytic debugging skills ensuring quality results
  • Interact with our customers and help drive and develop new pipeline solutions or API’s for data delivery
  • Utilize SQL, Python, and API’s (REST, gRPC, JSON, SOAP)
  • Work with Data management, serialization, system architecture, SWE/SRE, and cloud platforms like GCP and AWS
  • Collaborate with other Data Engineers, SWE’s/SRE’s, Data Analysts/Scientists/Owners, Business Owners, and other internal and external stakeholders


Physical Attributes:

  • Ability to travel up less 10% travel


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Math, Statistics or Informatics field
  • 2+ years of experience with SQL/NoSQL databases – SQL, Python
  • 1 + years’ experience with XML, JSON and data serialization
  • 1 + years’ experience with cloud platforms in GCP or AWS and their solution offerings


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience with E-Commerce technology stack such as Node, Cassandra, etc
  • 1+ years’ experience working in agile methodologies (Git), and scrum teams
  • Experience building/managing data pipelines/messaging on premise and cloud: SQL, BigQuery, Redshift, Redis, Kafka, Cloud Dataflow, Pub/Sub, etc.
  • Ability to design and build services with complex functionality
  • Coding competency in data management in Redis, App Engine, Apache products, etc.
  • Working knowledge of web protocols RESTful APIs, gRPC, JSON and SOAP
  • Familiarity with security standards such as OAuth 2.0, JWT tokens, two-way TLS/mTLS (1.2), encryption algorithms, hashing with SHA-256, etc.
  • Familiarity with Node frameworks such as NestJS, KoaJS, etc.
  • Team player and self-starter with excellent interpersonal, problem-solving and presentation skills. Ability to collaborate with all levels of staff and create relationships
  • Knowledge of other opensource tools such as Apache products, Beam/Kafka/SOLR and/or additional languages like Go or Java



What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
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Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!


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Job Requisition ID:  250095
Location:  St. Louis
Career Level:  C - Professional (1-3 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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