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Data Engineer
Ref No.: 18-03133
Location: los angeles, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 03/23/2018
Client: Uptown Treehouse
3-6 month Contract to Hire

Job Description:
We are looking for a Data Engineer to join Uptown Treehouse's as a contractor for three months, with the potential for full-time employee thereafter. The Data Engineer will be responsible for creating pipelines to APIs, managing and sorting acquired data into databases, as well as analyzing data sets and building UIs to display data and insights for reports both internal and external.

The ideal candidate is an expert in python with packages such as Django/Flask and has experience building both UI and Restful APIs with MongoDB databases on top of AWS architecture. In addition, the hire must have strong analytic skills and be familiar with Pandas and general machine learning packages such ask SKLearn. They must be self-directed and motivated. This position will require supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems, and products. The right candidate will be excited to help Uptown Treehouse leverage data-driven technologies to deliver strategic insight and intelligence as well as create new data-related services to offer.

Essential Job Functions
  • Build data pipelines capable of fetching data from both APIs and UIs (e.g., Facebook, Instagram, Google, etc.)
  • Build and manage relevant databases for the data pipeline
  • In tandem with the different teams, build a python based UI capable of performing data analysis and returning reports for clients and internal teams
  • Provide technical expertise in analytics methodologies, performance measurement, and running research using advanced analytical and experimental social and digital platforms
  • Research and development of emerging technologies that can be used for improving digital and social intelligence
  • Lead ad-hoc projects within the agency; collaborate with internal teams to quickly get up to speed on new technology, challenges, and/or opportunities and help drive the solution
  • Develop new client services with the data team