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AWS Architect
Ref No.: 17-12350
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 12/21/2017
My direct client in Boston, MA is hiring an AWS Architect.
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: 6+ month contract or contract-to-hire
Rate: Competitive and Dependent upon experience—able to factor in travel for non-local consultants
Start Date: ASAP
Essential Functions:
  • Refine business requirements and translate into technical solutions for data systems including data warehouses, cubes, marts, lakes, integrations, BI tools or other components.
  • Be part of Client's scrum team and work on user stories
  • Responsible for the full life cycle of data lake design and development of data warehouse solutions.
  • Design, code and construct data models, ETL processes, cubes, lakes and marts.
  • Expert database developer with 3 - 5 years of experience in enterprise class database management systems; Exadata, Netezza, SQL Server or Teradata (preferred)
  • Demonstrated understanding of design best practices and operational requirements of data warehouse solutions such as sizing, scaling, fault tolerance, performance tuning, security etc.
  • Demonstrated understanding of data warehouse design patterns and trends such as dimensional modeling, data vault, logical data warehouse and modern data warehouse.
What we're looking for:
  • 3-4 years of hands on experience on AWS including S3, EMR, Redshift, Data Pipeline, Athena and Kinesis
  • REDSHIFT and EMR experience
  • Hands on implementation knowledge of Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Kafka, Apache Presto, Cassandra ,Columnar Databases
  • Strong programming skills in Java, C++, Python, Ruby or similar
  • 4 – 5 years of experience in coding on various AWS services like Cloud Formation Templates, Cloud Watch, Cloud Trail, encryption, logging and Lambda
  • Should be able to articulate the solution and provide proactive solutions to problems
  • Should be able to contribute as an individual and as part of the larger team including offshore
  • Advanced knowledge of AWS Services including:
  • Management - CloudWatch (Events/Logs), IAM, CloudTrail, EC2 Systems Manager - Nice to have
  • IaaS - EC2, VPC, EBS, ELB, KMS, Config, SNS, SQS, SES, SWF, S3, Glacier
  • Data Management - Redshift, RDS, EMR, Data Pipeline, Kinesis, DynamoDB
  • Other - Server Migration, Storage Gateway