Data Engineer in McLean, VA at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 7/14/2020

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Data Engineer Summary:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Data Engineer for an opportunity with a client in McLean, VA. The Data Engineer will be part of an Agile team dedicated to breaking the norm and pushing the limits of continuous improvement and innovation. The Data Engineer will participate in detailed technical design, development and implementation of applications using existing and emerging technology platforms. Working within an Agile environment, will provide input into architectural design decisions, develop code to meet story acceptance criteria, and ensure that the applications we build are always available to our customers. You'll have the opportunity to mentor other engineers and develop your technical knowledge and skills to keep your mind and our business on the cutting edge of technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate as part of a cross-functional Agile team to create and enhance software that enables state of the art, next generation Big Data & Fast Data applications
  • Build software and frameworks to automate high-volume and real-time data delivery between our cloud based data platforms and applications
  • Build data APIs and data delivery services that support critical operational and analytical applications for our internal business operations, customers and partners
  • Leverage DevOps techniques and practices like Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, Build Automation and Test Driven Development to enable the rapid delivery of software utilizing tools like Jenkins, Maven, Nexus, Chef, Terraform, Ruby, Git and Docker
  • Perform unit tests and conduct reviews with other team members to make sure the code is rigorously designed, elegantly coded, and effectively tuned for performance
  • Develop and deploy distributed computing Data applications using Open Source frameworks like Apache Spark, Apex, Flink, Nifi, Storm and Kafka on AWS Cloud
  • Utilize programming languages like Java, Scala, Python and Open Source RDBMS and NoSQL databases and Cloud based data warehousing services such as Redshift and Snowflake
  • Use and/or learn, Spark, Angular JS, Java, Cassandra, Accumulo, HBase, Hadoop, HDFS, PostgreSQL, Redshift, and MongoDB - and anything else that will help you solve big, messy problems

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or military experience
  • 3+ years of professional work experience in data warehousing or analytics
  • 3+ years of experience in open source programming languages for data analysis
  • 3+ years of experience with Spark, Scala and/or Akka
  • 3+ years of Java development for data engineering
  • 2+ years of experience working with cloud data capabilities
  • Intellectually curious and a driven individual
  • Yearn to be part of cutting edge, high profile projects and are motivated by delivering world-class solutions on an aggressive schedule
  • Not intimidated by challenges; thrive even under pressure; are passionate about your craft; and are hyper focused on delivering exceptional results
  • Love to learn new technologies and mentor junior engineers to raise the bar on your team
  • Have a robust portfolio on Github and/or open source contributions you are proud to share

Preferred Skills:

  • 5+ years Java development experience
  • 4+ years of experience in Python, Scala, or R for large scale data analysis
  • 4+ years' experience with Relational Database Systems and SQL (PostgreSQL or Redshift)
  • 4+ years of UNIX/Linux experience
  • 2+ years of Agile engineering experience
  • 2+ years of experience with the Hadoop Stack
  • 2+ years of experience with Cloud computing (AWS)
  • 1+ years of experience with supervised machine learning
  • 1+ years of experience in developing large and complex event processing platforms
  • 1+ years of experience in developing high volume transaction processing solutions that can be scaled for millions of daily transactions

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 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 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 www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.

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