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AWS Solutions Architect in Riverwoods, IL at CRS Group

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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Job Description

AWS Solutions Architect
Duration: 3-month contract to hire
Location:  Deerfield, IL  60015
     I am looking for a AWS Solutions Architect with experience in AWS Data, SPARK and solutions architecture and leadership. You will be designing data centric solutions and mentoring other junior engineers.   
Job Description:
  • Principal Data Engineer you will provide architectural and engineering leadership to create and enhance data solutions
  • These solutions will enable seamless integration and flow of data across our data ecosystem which includes AWS
  • Additionally, you will provide senior level technical consulting to peer data engineers during design and development for highly complex and critical data projects
  • Some of these projects will include designing and developing data ingestion and processing/transformation frameworks leveraging open source tools such as Lambda, Step Functions, Java, Python, Spark, etc.
  • Interact with data stores such as S3, Redshift, Snowflake and NoSQL DBs
  • Work on real time processing solutions using tools such as Kafka, and Kinesis
  • Deploy application code using CI/CD tools and techniques and provide support for deployed data applications and analytical models

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Develop data driven solutions utilizing current and next generation technologies to meet evolving business needs
  • Ability to quickly identify an opportunity and recommend possible technical solutions
  • Utilize multiple development languages/tools such as Python, SPARK (in scala), Java to build prototypes and evaluate results for effectiveness and feasibility
  • Work heavily within the AWS ecosystem, using AWS services
  • Operationalize open source data-analytic tools for enterprise use
  • Develop real-time data ingestion and stream-analytic solutions leveraging technologies such as Kafka, Apache Spark, NIFI, Python, Kinesis, and Hadoop/EMR
  • Custom Data pipeline development (Cloud and locally hosted)
  • Work heavily within the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Provide support for deployed data applications and analytical models by being a trusted advisor to Data Scientists and other data consumers by identifying data problems and guiding issue resolution with partner Data Engineers and source data providers
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the analysis, preparation of specifications and plans for the development of data processes
  • Ensure proper data governance policies are followed by implementing or validating Data Lineage, Quality checks, classification, etc. 

  • AWS data services (Lambda,Glue, EMR, Kinesis, Step Functions, Data Pipeline)
  • Deep understanding of the Hadoop technology stack
  • Building custom NiFI processors
  • Data pipeline development
  • Experience in developing Python / R applications
  • Spark application coding in Scala / Python (pySpark)
  • Deep knowledge and very strong in SQL, and Relational Databases
  • Strong in Unix / Shell scripting
  • Experience in creating very efficient HiveQL and SparkQL queries and can educate peers on the topic

Leadership Skills
  • 7+ years of experience of being a lead engineer and able to coach/provide guidance to peer and junior engineers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, presentation and professional speaking skills
  • Collaborative individual who excels in working within a team and with business partners to identify, develop and deliver innovative data solutions
  • Influencing skills/ability. Must be able to work with effectively with different levels of management and all business areas
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership to managers, and peer level staff
  • Ability to build and leverage external relationships
  • Decision making abilities while gathering information and then put your decisions into action
  • Passionate learner who enjoys education through class room training and self-discovery on a variety of emerging technologies
  • Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.