Senior Data Engineer

Job Description
SG2 Recruiting is a talent acquisition partner with REDSEC1, a small, growing company that is passionate about data engineering, risk management, and security. They have a proven reputation assessing, architecting, engineering, certifying, accrediting, and operating complex systems and infrastructure of the largest government agencies and corporations located in the U.S. and abroad. They offer a fast-paced work environment with a diverse variety of challenges and opportunities, minimal corporate hierarchy, allowing you to work directly with management and have a voice in the current and future operations, culture, and working environment. They are seeking a senior data engineer to support a major client located in Dallas, TX. You would be responsible for designing, describing, managing, and engineering solutions in relation to our client’s specific business initiatives. You would also be responsible for defining the overall technical vision of the implementation and introducing and delivering on that vision. Your emphasis will be on optimizing the design and performance of new and current, very complex, dashboard capabilities—requiring a strong understanding of backend and frontend technologies!

Required Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree or higher in Computer Sciences, Management Information Systems, or a related field
  • 5+ years of client-facing Professional Services or consulting experience engineering, architecting, and implementing large scale data warehouse (“data lake”), ETL and business intelligence applications
  • Demonstrable problem-solving skills addressing performance and optimization of dashboards and analytics, including schema optimization, transformation, and clustering
  • Strong capability with Java, SQL, JSON, Node.js, and JavaScript
  • Data preparation, integration and aggregation using ETL tools and custom APIs
  • Proven background working with massive datasets (5PB) and data streaming using technologies such as Cloudera (Hadoop), Solr, Elasticsearch, Parquet, Impala, Kafka, Spark, StreamSets, Tamr, Trifacta, AtScale, Docker, and Waterline Data
  • Demonstrable ability to utilize tools and technologies such as ZoomData, Tableau, AtScale, JethroData, Qlik, Arcadia, Spark SQL, AltiScale, InfoSphere BigInsights, HortonWorks, Netezza, PowerBI, charts.js, or D3.js
  • Document, maintain, and monitor testing progress reports and communicate status to team and management
  • Ability to identify performance issues, analyze the problem, and provide detailed recommendations on alternative solutions moving forward
  • Excellent communication, teamwork, and people skills
  • Must be self-motivated, take ownership for initiatives and work you are performing, and willing to work in a dynamic environment where the client is expecting you to contribute to their success
  • Proficiency in Hadoop-related tools and technologies
  • Proficiency with BI technologies, data modeling, and schema optimization
  • Ability to understand big data use-cases and recommend standard design patterns commonly used in Hadoop-based deployments
  • Ability to understand and translate client requirements into technical requirements
  • Knowledge of distributed, clustered, and virtualized systems
  • Familiarity with data warehousing or “data lake” concepts
  • Knowledge of complex data pipelines and data transformation concepts
  • Strong history and track record of completing quality projects on time, as well as coaching and mentoring others to succeed
  • Ability to handle stressful situations with perseverance and professionalism
REDSEC1 provides an excellent compensation package with benefits that include medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, and life insurance as well as a generous 401(k) plan following eligibility. Can't forget to mention that vacation is unlimited subject to client’s and manager’s approval! Please note that as part of RedSec1’s standard employment process, candidates will undergo a background check prior to an offer being extended. These background checks are conducted by a professional third-party firm at no charge to the applicant.Additional

Additional Information:
REDSEC1 is an EOE that values diversity and looking for great people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status

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