Big Data Engineer in wilmington, DE at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 6/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Immediate need for a talented Big Data Engineer with experience in the IT Industry. This is a 8+ Months contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Wilmington, DE. Please review the job description below.
Job ID: 20-09894

Note: ** This opportunity is REMOTE until COVID-19 crisis setttles down**

  • We are looking for a candidate with 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field. They should also have working experience using the following software/tools:
    • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Apache Spark, Kafka, etc.
    • Experience with relational SQL, Snowflake and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.
    • Experience with AWS cloud services: S3, EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift
    • Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.
    • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, PySpark, Scala, etc.

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 related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • 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.
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable 'big data' data stores.
  • Strong project management and organizational skills.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment
Our client is a leading Industry Type and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. If you are interested in this position, please apply online for immediate consideration. 

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