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Data Engineer
Ref No.: 18-00088
Location: Sunnyvale, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/05/2018
Job Title: Data Engineer
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Duration: 24 Months
                                   
(Local candidate - In person interview)

Job Description/ Job Overview:
We are looking for a savvy Data Engineer for our team. The hire will be responsible for expanding and optimizing our data and data pipeline architecture, as well as optimizing data flow and collection for cross functional teams. The ideal candidate is an experienced data pipeline builder and data wrangler who enjoys optimizing data systems and building them from the ground up. The Data Engineer will support our software developers, database architects, data analysts and data scientists on data initiatives and will ensure optimal data delivery architecture is consistent throughout ongoing projects. They must be self-directed and comfortable supporting the data needs of multiple teams, systems and products. The right candidate will be excited by the prospect of optimizing or even re-designing our company's data architecture to support our next generation of products and data initiatives.

Responsibilities: 
  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements.
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL, Cassandra, Hadoop and other Big Data Technologies.
  • Build data pipeline on premise and on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics.
  • Work with stakeholders including the Product, Data and Design teams to assist with datarelated technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

Qualifications: 
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience building and optimizing 'big data' data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • A successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets.
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable 'big data' data stores.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.
  • We are looking for a candidate with 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field. They should also have experience using the following software/tools:
  • Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
  • Experience with Google Cloud Platform esp. Google Pub-Sub, Big Query, Data Proc, Data Flow, Cloud Storage.
  • Experience with IoT & Time series data.
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra.
  • Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc.
  • Experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, Java, C++, Scala,
Founded in 2007, InterSources Inc is an Small Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise & Women Owned Small Business certified Company specializing in providing IT Consulting, IT Staffing solutions and Software solutions. We have been recipients of Various Awards under "Fastest Growing IT Consulting and Software Company " and "Excellence in Technology Services "