Lead Data Engineer


Depends on Experience
Contract - Independent
Contract - W2
Contract - 6 Month(s)
No Travel Required


Lead Data Engineer

Job Details

Lead Data Engineer.

Location: Newark, NJ (Hybrid) 2 to 3 days onsite, Local Candidates only

Duration: 6 Months + (Right to Hire)

Lead Data Engineer for AWS data platform (to engineer applications integrating with enterprise data platform using AWS)


  • Designing, building and maintaining efficient, reusable, and reliable architecture and code
  • Ensure the best possible performance and quality of high scale web applications and services
  • Design and build highly performant function-based API's
  • Developing microservices using Node.js / python/Java
  • Ensures all code has been unit tested prior to QA, including interfaces with other systems


  • Experience with writing Python / Java / nodeJS code for Lambda function
  • Experience developing business applications using NoSQL/ SQL databases
  • Experience working with Object stores(S3) and JSON is must have
  • Experience developing web applications is a must have
  • Experience integrating SSO/LDAP/AD is a must have
  • Experience working with REST API's, code packages, deployment tools
  • Should have good experience with AWS Services - API Gateway, Lambda, Step Functions, SQS, DynamoDB, S3, Elasticsearch
  • Serverless application development using AWS Lambda
  • Experience in FE technologies like React JS is a must have
  • Experience in BE development (microservices/APIs) is a must have
  • Experience in metadata capture/discovery tools like CKAN a big plus
  • Experience integrating with third party tools is a must have
  • Experience in CI/CD, DevOps is a must have
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, similar technical field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Strong Communication Skills

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