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Sr. Data Engineer in Durham, NC at ettain group

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Durham, NC -

Job Title:  Sr. Data Engineer

Location:  Durham, NC 

Industry:  Mobile 

Terms:  Contract-to-Hire 

Compensation:  $110-120K

Requirements:   hadoop, AWS, Java

Sr. Data Engineer Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to conceptualize, build, test and ship Big Data solutions that meet business and market needs.
  • Take a leading role in designing and leading the implementation of company wide data architecture strategy
  • Create and maintain systems that load and transform large data sets from various internal sources.
  • Act as subject matter expert for Data technologies like Redshift, Spark, MySQL, Vertica, Aerospike and Vertica.
  • Design and maintain data model for new and existing production systems. Use tools such as Flyway and Confluent to maintain data schema versioning.
  • Developing and supporting backend components that manage live streaming of data
  • Work with our Data Scientist and Business Intelligence team to create data-driven insights and reports for senior management.
  • Perform daily monitoring, administration, repair and maintenance related to data technologies and related technologies in all environments.

Sr. Data Engineer Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 5 years of R&D experience working with production systems which support high volumes of data traffic
  • Experience designing and supporting ETL solutions to support business requirements such as reporting, dashboards and data analytics
  • Highly proficient in open source SQL systems, particularly Spark SQL, Redshift, MySql
  • Proficiency in multiple programming languages, including Java, Scala, Python and Ruby
  • Demonstrable experience with cloud-based Services. Particularly AWS tools such as RDS, Glue, data pipelines, EMR and Labmda.
  • Expertise with optimizing query performance
  • Deep understanding of data structures and schema
  • Deep understanding of Data scalability solutions such as partitions, clusters, distributions, indexing.
  • Exceptional analytical, organizational, interpersonal and communication (both oral and written) skills
  • Self-motivated, driven, resourceful and able to get things done
  • Enjoy working in fast-paced, collaborative, Agile environments
  • Ability to adapt and learn quickly is a fundamental necessity
Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with the Spark/Hadoop ecosystem
  • Experience with Kafka + Kafka Connect
  • Experience with data streaming technologies, such as Spark Streaming, Kafka Streaming and Storm.
  • Experience with continuous integration systems (Jenkins)
  • Experience with other programming languages and platforms, such as Java/Scala
  • Knowledge of columnar and no-SQL systems, such as Redshift, Aerospike and Vertica
  • Knowledge and applicable experience with agile methodologies such as SCRUM
  • Working in a production environment, preferably with a SaaS company


Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Benefits?  Yes, provided by ettain group
  • Remote Workers?  Not eligible, must work onsite with the team
  • Visa Sponsorship?  Not offered 
  • Corp-to-Corp?   Yes, C2C candidates are being considered

How to Apply:


For immediate attention please apply online and send a text message or leave a voicemail for Lily Scott at 919-328-8668. 

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