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E-cigarette use among teens is up. CVS is about to invest $10 million to try to reverse the trend. CVS Health, which merged with health insurer Aetna last year in the largest health care deal in history, said it will award the funds to support programs focused on youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention. “The spread of e-cigarette use among youth jeopardizes the progress made in reducing smoking over the last two decades,” Troyen Brennan, CVS Health’s chief medical officer, said in a statement. “By […]
The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin Monday following months of turmoil in one of the Navy’s most prominent war crimes cases. The court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, which begins with jury selection, has included the removal of the lead prosecutor for tracking the defense team’s emails and suggestions by President Donald Trump that he may pardon the defendant. Gallagher has pleaded not guilty […]
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The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 9-by-12-foot pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce. Women slept in hallways or in the dining hall among rats, cockroaches and pigeon droppings, as children wailed, mothers reused diapers and guards treated everyone with contempt. “They threw us in there like little animals,” a Honduran woman said. Many migrants who cross into southern Mexico end […]
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Look for areas of patchy fog and morning drizzle as we head into a new week. Henry DiCarlo has KTLA’s forecast on June 17, 2019.
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A New Hampshire woman faces an animal cruelty charge after pushing her 11-year-old dog into a lake and watching it drown. Nancy Bucciarelli was arrested Friday. She is accused of taking her golden Labrador Retriever to Wasserman Park in Merrimack, about 29 miles south of Concord, on June 8 and then pushing it from a dock where it struggled to swim and eventually drowned, police said in a news release. An investigation by the department’s animal control officer found the […]
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Police are asking the public for help in their search for a gunman who shot and killed an 18-year-old man in the Wilmington neighborhood of Los Angeles’ Harbor area early Sunday morning. The shooting was reported about 4:15 a.m. near the 800 block of North Island Avenue, The Los Angeles Police Department stated in a news release. Arriving officers found the victim, identified as Jose Guadalupe Vera, down on the sidewalk and suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Emergency crews pronounced […]
Jr. Data Engineer
Schedule: 40 hrs/week
Job Type: Full-Time
FLSA Schedule: Exempt
Reports to: Lead Software Developer or CIO
Department: Information Services
Division: Knowledge Management
Salary: Salary Schedule
About Ingenium Schools
Ingenium Schools is transforming education by restoring joy and meaning to learning. Since 2009, Ingenium Schools has helped students build confidence, leadership, and a lifelong love of learning with the Ingenium Learning System, an easily replicable, standards-based educational model that promotes personal mastery. Ingenium Schools operates charter schools in Compton and in the San Fernando Valley.
Our organization is full of data pragmatists. Wherever there is data to be had, we harness it. This position would work to build tools, pipelines and procedures that ensure data quality, reliability and cohesiveness. This hiree will manage the archetyping, documentation, regulations and user training, along with development of these tools. The hiree will have the power to propose the architecture that is right for the problem and won’t be hampered by large legacy systems.
The following aims of the Jr. Data Engineer will be:
Develop ETL + Analytics Pipelines
Data Modeling and maintenance
Provide world-class technical support and training to end users
Can read an architecture diagram
Can design an architecture that fits the problems' needs
Knows how to write pipelines with the tools of whatever coding language is necessary ( JS, Scala, R, Python, etc.)
Knows when to look for webhooks and streaming processing solutions and when to use batch processing
Knows basic statistics (inferential and descriptive)
Reliability / Quality engineering
Deming and Quality
Order of operations with cut and filter operations
Ability to research about new Database technologies to learn about where they should be applied and how to use them
Prototype solutions and assess performance over common use cases
Develop Database Schema that are the right fit for the problem at hand
Manage data migrations, upgrades and basic maintenance
Provide live technical support to stakeholders via teleconference or in person
Excellent communication skills, written and oral. Comfortable with communicating with all stakeholders including organization leaders
Manage Support via Ticket System (SLA), meeting SLA requirements for ticket prioritization
Provide highest level of technical support for both District and School-Site SIS end users
Liaise with Administrative Managers on new policies and processes related to SIS
Training end users on Policies, Processes, and Procedures
In addition the candidate should have a basic understanding (Information to Knowledge) of the following:
Strong analytical and quantitative abilities
Highly organized, detail oriented and able to produce error free work
Business Analytics (BA) and BA applications (e.g. Tableau).
Hard working, motivated and self-directed—able to think critically and anticipate needs of stakeholders
Good communication skills, written and oral. Comfortable in communicating with senior management.
Bachelor’s degree with a demonstrated track record of academic success
Dedicated and inquisitive, able to learn quickly about the “big picture” of education in LA
The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to make a positive social impact
Possess physical and mental stamina commensurate with the responsibilities of the position.
Effective interpersonal skills and relationship-building skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to present ideas in user-friendly language
Analytical and problem-solving abilities, with keen attention to detail
Self-motivated and directed, with the ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and with little supervision
Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Strong customer-service orientation
Ability to deal with problems with calmness and goodwill
Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Written Comprehension — The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
Mathematical Reasoning — The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
Number Facility — The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
Originality — The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
Perceptual Speed — The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
Speed of Closure — The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.
Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
Ability to sit for extended periods of time.
Ability to use and look at a computer screen for extended periods of time.
Ability to use a computer, mouse, and monitor.
Ability to work remotely and independently.
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