Data Engineer in Richmond, VA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 3/18/2020

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Job Description

Data Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Data Engineer for an opportunity with a client in Richmond, VA.


  • Develop sustainable data driven solutions with current new gen data technologies to meet the needs of our organization and business customers
  • Help develop solutions for streaming, real-time, and search-driven analytics
  • Must have a firm understanding of delivering large-scale data sets solutions and SDLC best practices
  • Transform complex analytical models in scalable, production-ready solutions
  • Utilizing programming languages like Java, Scala, Python
  • Manage the development pipeline of distributed computing Big Data applications using Open Source frameworks like Apache Spark, Scala and Kafka on AWS and Cloud based data warehousing services such as Snowflake.
  • Leveraging DevOps techniques and practices like Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, Build Automation and Test Driven Development to enable the rapid delivery of working code utilizing tools like Jenkins, Maven, Nexus, Terraform, Git and Docker

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree
  • At least 5 years of experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • At least 3 years of experience working on a big data platform
  • At least 2 years of experience working with unstructured datasets
  • At least 2 years of experience developing microservices: Python, Java, or Scala
  • At least 1 year of experience building data pipelines, CICD pipelines, and fit for purpose data stores
  • At least 1 year of experience in cloud technologies: AWS, Docker, Ansible, or Terraform
  • At least 1 year of Agile experience
  • At least 1 year of experience with a streaming data platform including Apache Kafka and Spark

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ years of experience with Identity & Access Management, including familiarity with principles like least privilege & role-based access control
  • Understanding of microservices architecture & RESTful web service frameworks
  • 1+ years of experience with JSON, Parquet, or Avro formats
  • 1+ years experience in RDS, NOSQL or Graph Databases
  • 1+ years of experience working with AWS platforms, services, and component technologies, including S3, RDS and Amazon EMR

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit