Data Engineer

Job Description

  • Location: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #8947

Title: Data Engineer
Duration: 12 Months +
Location: Remote


The Data Engineer is a hands-on technical role focused on full stack software development within the Enterprise Data organization. 


  • Build data pipelines using Python.
  • Hands-on experience using Object oriented programming like Python, Java.
  • Knowledge working on AWS services like Lambda, Glue, EMR, S3, IAM, Kinesis.
  • Experience working on RDBMS, NoSQL, and big data platforms.
  • Advanced analytics like Speech, Audio and Video analytics experience is a plus.
  • Participates in all aspects of the software life cycle using Agile development methodologies.
  • Expected to work on development and production support.


  • 5+ years of experience with working content or knowledge management systems, search engines, relational databases, NoSQL databases, ETL tools, geospatial systems, or semantic technology.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with NoSQL Database preferred.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with AWS services (S3, Kinesis, Lambda, Athena, Glue, EMR) required.
  • 5+ years of analytics tools like SAS, R, Python, and other advanced statistical software.
  • 1+ years of Web development experience with Angular, JavaScript, and Node.js. 
  • Exposure to Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of an Agile Team.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, Statistics, or closely related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent) required.
  • 5+ years of experience in AWS services for data and analytics required.
  • 5 years of experience in Data Ingestion, Data Extraction, and Data Integration required.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Python, JavaScript and Java required.
  • Experience with JSON or XML data modeling required.
  • Experience with Git/GitHub, branching, or other modern source code management methodologies required.
  • Knowledge of multiple programming environments, debugging tools, and test tools required.
  • Domain knowledge of NoSQL or relational database required.
  • Experience developing enterprise grade production software required.
  • Understanding of database architecture and performance implications required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.

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