Data Engineer Contractor

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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Silver Spring, MD

Silver Spring, MD
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Our 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
* Scala
* Redshift
* 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