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Principal Engineer
Ref No.: 18-04848
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 135,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year
A growing company in the healthcare industry is looking for a Principal Engineer to join the team and help build the native cloud analytic products. The Principal Engineer will have an excellent understanding of Big Data and Data Engineering concepts as well as a collaborative/communicative personality to promote the growth of the team and company. The Principal Engineer must have excellent communication and a hunger for growth.
  • Write clean, concise, maintainable code and tests for the full stack (data pipeline, security and web UI)
  • Drive automation at every step from code to deploy.
  • Actively participate in an Agile environment and participating in team code reviews and enforce quality standards.
  • Identify opportunities and weaknesses in the platform architecture.
  • Design and document new features of the platform.
  • Excellent communication is a must.
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience (bonus if you have experience with healthcare solutions!)
  • Excellent understanding of product/application designs and software development.
  • Expert level understanding of Data Concepts is a must. Ex. near-/real-time streaming, data ingestion, data transformations, data structures, metadata, master data, data flow management.
  • Excellent understanding of Big Data (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Storm) is a must.
  • Programming / Scripting (Python, Scala, Bash, Korn Shell, JavaScript).
  • Front end coding languages (AngularJS).
  • Cloud Platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP).
  • Databases (SQL and NoSQL data bases).
  • Markup Languages (JSON, XML).
  • Code Management Tools (Git/GitHub).
  • Deployment, Containerization, Workflow experience is a plus: (Terraform, Docker, Kubernetes, Airflow)
  • Requirements management and agile tools: (Jira)