Data Engineer Contractor
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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016
Silver Spring, MD
JOB DESCRIPTIONOur client is located in Silver Springs, MD is looking for a Data Engineer. This is a long term contract through the end of the year but most likely will be extended another year. Job description is attached. Must have skills:
Data engineer we are looking for is more hands on technical skills, basically developer profiles.
Big Data Development skills needed:
* AWS components, API and automation
* Spark on EMR
* No Sql Datatbases
* 4+yearsarchitecting and managing AWS Big Data products and services such as EMR, Spark, RedShift, Data Pipeline and Kinesis
4+ years of working experience with Hadoop based technologies such as MapReduce, Spark, Hive/Pig/Impala and NoSQL Databases
6+ years of extensive working knowledge in different programming or scripting languages like Java, Linux, C++, PHP, Ruby, Python and/or R.
Experience working with unstructured, semi-structured and unstructured data sets including social, web logs and real time data feeds
Proficient in designing efficient and robust ETL/ELT workflows
Able to tune Big Data solutions to improve performance and end-user experience
Bachelor's or Master's degree in computer science or softwareengineering
Knowledge BI and Visualization tools such as MicroStrategy/Tableau is a plus
Experience in the media industry is a plus
Must have the legal right to work in the United States