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Job ID: 48258
Senior Data Engineer
Our client has embraced big data technologies to enable data-driven decisions.  They are looking to expand their Data Engineering team to keep pace.  As a Senior Data Engineer, you will work with a variety of talented teammates and be a driving force for building first-class solutions for our client’s technology and its business partners, working on development projects related to supply chain, commerce, consumer behavior and web analytics among others.

Senior Data Engineer Responsibilities 
Design and implement data products and features in collaboration with product owners, data analysts, and business partners using Agile / Scrum methodology.
Contribute to overall architecture, frameworks and patterns for processing and storing large data volumes.
Translate product backlog items into engineering designs and logical units of work.
Profile and analyze data for the purpose of designing scalable solutions.
Define and apply appropriate data acquisition and consumption strategies for given technical scenarios.
Design and implement distributed data processing pipelines using tools and languages prevalent in the big data ecosystem.
Build utilities, user defined functions, libraries, and frameworks to better enable data flow patterns.
Implement complex automated routines using workflow orchestration tools.
Work with architecture, engineering leads and other teams to ensure quality solutions are implemented, and engineering best practices are defined and adhered to.
Anticipate, identify and solve issues concerning data management to improve data quality.
Build and incorporate automated unit tests and participate in integration testing efforts.
Utilize and advance continuous integration and deployment frameworks.
Troubleshoot data issues and perform root cause analysis.
Work across teams to resolve operational & performance issues.

Senior Data Engineer Qualifications
The following qualifications and technical skills will position you well for this role:
MS/BS in Computer Science, or related technical discipline.
5+ years of experience in large-scale software development, 3+ years of big data experience.
Strong programming experience, Python preferred.
Extensive experience working with Hadoop and related processing frameworks such as Spark, Hive, etc.
Experience with messaging/streaming/complex event processing tooling and frameworks with an emphasis on Spark Streaming or Structured Streaming and Apache Nifi.
Good understanding of file formats including JSON, Parquet, Avro, and others.
Familiarity with data warehousing, dimensional modeling, and ETL development.
Experience with RDBMS systems, SQL and SQL Analytical functions.
Experience with workflow orchestration tools like Apache Airflow.
Familiarity with data warehousing, dimensional modeling, and ETL development.
Experience with performance and scalability tuning.

The following skills and experience are also relevant to our overall environment, and nice to have:
Experience with Scala or Java.
Experience working in a public cloud environment, particularly AWS, and with services like EMR, S3, Lambda, ElastiCache, DynamoDB, SNS, SQS, etc.
Familiarity with cloud warehouse tools like Snowflake.
Experience building RESTful API’s to enable data consumption.
Familiarity with build tools such as Terraform or CloudFormation and automation tools such as Jenkins or Circle CI.
Familiarity with practices like Continuous Development, Continuous Integration and Automated Testing.
Experience in Agile/Scrum application development.

These are the characteristics that we strive for in our own work. We would love to hear from candidates who embody the same:
Desire to work collaboratively with your teammates to come up with the best solution to a problem.
Demonstrated experience and ability to deliver results on multiple projects in a fast-paced, agile environment.
Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal communication skills.
Strong desire to learn and share knowledge with others.

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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