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Description

Job ID: 52322

Data Engineer
Our client is hiring a Data Engineer for their team in Beaverton, Oregon. In this role you will manage our database and data pipelines. You will monitor daily jobs, create scheduled tasks, and ensure data is flowing smoothly from all of our sources. If any data issues should arise, you will perform root-cause analysis on the defect and propose fixes and solutions. You will participate in daily team meetings, effectively communicate your work, and share your findings to the rest of the team.

Responsibilities:
Manage existing data pipelines with emphasis on AWS cloud-based data processing technology.
Monitor scheduled jobs and ensure all data flows are consistent and up-to-date.
Troubleshoot any data issues, perform root cause, and propose options for fixing.
Rigorously test any code changes and present test findings to the team.
Actively document major changes or updates to data pipelines.
Effectively communicate daily work to the rest of the team at morning meeting.

Skills:
Self-starter who can tackle new work, given minimal requirements and high ambiguity.
Desire to deep-dive into a new code base and learn data pipelines with limited outside guidance.
Team player with willingness to work side-by-side with business-oriented teammates or pair-program with other engineers.
Ability to quickly shift tasks based on high-priority requests.
Strong written and oral communication skills.

Qualifications:
3+ years of experience in data engineering.
2+ years of experience with AWS services including EC2, ECS, S3, Kinesis, Aurora, DynamoDB.
Fluent in Python, JavaScript, SQL, GraphQL.
Experience working with APIs.
Experience working in an Agile (Scrum) environment using Jira.
Experience using GitHub and Git.
Familiarity with other data services, including Kafka, Neptune.


Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

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