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IT Data Engineer - International Graduate


Orange, CT, US



About AVANGRID: AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR) aspires to be the leading sustainable energy company in the United States. Headquartered in Orange, CT with approximately $40 billion in assets and operations in 24 U.S. states, AVANGRID has two primary lines of business: Avangrid Networks and Avangrid Renewables. Avangrid Networks owns eight electric and natural gas utilities, serving more than 3.3 million customers in New York and New England. Avangrid Renewables owns and operates a portfolio of renewable energy generation facilities across the United States. AVANGRID employs approximately 7,000 people and has been recognized by Forbes and Just Capital as one of the 2021 JUST 100 companies - a list of America's best corporate citizens - and was ranked number one within the utility sector for its commitment to the environment and the communities it serves. The company supports the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals and was named among the World’s Most Ethical Companies in 2021 for the third consecutive year by the Ethisphere Institute. For more information, visit




The 2-year Global Graduate development program is designed to develop critical skills by providing participants an opportunity to experience a range of placement assignments as they establish broad experience within Engineering. These carefully structured experiences will expose participants to a view of the "big picture" and capabilities in areas important to engineering. Rotations could include experiences in one Iberdrola location in Spain, Scotland, Brazil or Mexico and 2 rotations in the U.S. (Orange, CT, Rochester/Binghamton, NY and Augusta/Portland, ME).

For each assignment, participants will be required to meet specific outcomes and execute project plans. Along with rotations, members also are given opportunities to work on Process Improvement projects that relate to their rotations.


This role will be part of the Big Data and Analytics team in the Digital Solutions area. It will work closely with business and other IT professionals to manage, develop, and maintain the enterprise data analytics platform.

One of the key aspects of this role is the ability to identify and understand business data requirements, design and build data extractions, transformations and data loading processes to and from various technical platforms to ensure business value is delivered in the most efficient way.

  • Understand Business requirements for the Data Analytics projects and work with the technical team to build the solution design. Serve as liaison between the business users and the big data technical team.
  • Build data pipelines and work with a team of data engineers and visualization experts within the organization and oversee vendor teams to implement advanced analytics solution.
  • Analyze the existing data repositories and business processes to derive data profiles and identify data sources.
  • Identify, design and maintain data models as required.
  • Assist with the definition of use cases and business use of Big Data Platforms such as Hadoop, Azure Cloud and other NoSQL platforms describing the advantages and disadvantages of options available
  • Assist in the design of data acquisition, cleansing, and transformation into target data structures from potentially multiple sources: SQL and non-SQL databases, structured and non-structured files, Hadoop.
  • Design and develop programs that will run in Big Data infrastructures:
    • Massive data processing (as smart meter data processing)
    • Operationalize analytic models to run efficiently (analytics on Hadoop)
    • Data Provisioning (including ETL/ET)
  • Work with the data scientists to understand the algorithms outcomes and the impact on the business process and data solutions for the use case.
  • Keep abreast with the latest trends in technology and present to the management the usage of new Big Data Technologies and how to leverage them to support business outcomes.
  • Maintain production and development big data platforms along with the analytics applications and lead the team to resolve issues.

Skills and Requirements

Education & Experience:

  • BA/BS data analytics/computer science/information or similar degree is required.
  • Graduate: 0-2 Years

Skills & Abilities:

  • SQL skills, ability to perform effective querying involving multiple tables and subqueries
  • Understanding of using analytical concepts and statistical techniques: hypothesis development, designing tests/experiments, analyzing data, drawing conclusions, and developing actionable recommendations for business units.
  • Knowledge of data collection and analysis tools and distributed systems.
  • Knowledge of Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Sqoop, Kafka, NiFi, HBase, Zeppelin, Oozie and other tools of big data ecosystem is desired.
  • Knowledge of BI tools (such as SAP Business Objects, MicroStrategy)
  • Programming knowledge of languages like Java, Python, Scala, Spark, SQL, Data frames API etc.

Other Abilities:

  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Analytical.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Must be a team player to work, promote and consolidate efficient team working relationships.


  • Develop Self & Others
  • Empower to grow
  • Collaborate and Share
  • Be a role model
  • Focus to achieve results
  • Be agile
  • Technical Skills

Mobility Information

Please note that any applicant who is not a citizen of the country of the vacancy will be subject to compliance with the applicable immigration requirements to legally work in that country

Avangrid employees may be assigned a system emergency role and in the event of a system emergency, may be required to work outside of their regular schedule/job duties. This is applicable to employees that will work in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New York within AVANGRD Network and Corporate functions.  This does not include those that will work for Avangrid Renewables

AVANGRID’s employment practices and policies are geared to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. At AVANGRID we provide fair and equal employment and advancement opportunities for all employees and candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Learn more about equal employment by following this link

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