Big Data Engineer

apache, aws - amazon web services, database, database programmer, python, sql server
Full Time
Up to $66
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Hello! Our client in Alexandria, VA is looking for a Big Data Engineer to join their team immediately on a 6 month contract to hire opportunity.

This is a Senior-level position so the below technologies are what the client is looking for these candidates to have experience with outside of advanced SQL Knowledge.

  1. Experience with Apache Spark
  2. Experience working with Streaming Technology Kafka or Kinesis
  3. Experience working with Lambda (AWS)

Responsibilities for Big Data Engineer

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, and re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

Qualifications for Data Engineer

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience building and optimizing big data data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
Dice Id : 10477273
Position Id : 6203073
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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