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Sr. Data Engineer
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 18, 2021
Job Id #50625 Posted September 16, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • The project involves stabilization of a critical data warehousing and reporting solution on premises followed by a modernization effort to re-platform in public cloud environment.
  • It involves optimizing and stabilizing existing ETL jobs on premises and subsequently helping the cloud migration of the ETL work loads into snowflake.

Ideal Background:

  • ETL development expertise on data heavy systems with large scale workloads.
  • Ability to optimize and find efficiencies in performance tuning.
  • Experience with public cloud based ETL workloads (preferred).

Team and Team size:

  • 10-15 members
  •  1 PM, 1 Product owner, 1 architect, 1 delivery lead, 5-10 developers

Top Responsibilities:

  • Complex Datastage Development
  • Unix scripting and wrapping code components for automation (writing complex queries)
  • Kafka (ability to write consumer and producer APIs)
  • Python/Java (because data focused, this means PySpark or Scala)
  • Datastage to Public cloud migration experience

Skills/attributes Required

  • Datastage Development experience minimum 5 years.
  • Performance tuning & optimization of heavy workload jobs.
  • Ability to create reusable code components.
  • Unix (writing complex queries)
  • Kafka (ability to write consumer and producer APIs)
  • Python/Java (because data focused, this means PySpark or Scala)
  • Datastage to Public cloud migration experience

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Healthcare domain experience.
  • Public cloud experience with managing data heavy workloads.

Ideal candidate background look like:

  • Healthcare domain experience.(preferred).
  • Extensive ETL development experience with IBM Datastage and performance tuning and optimization. (Required)
  • Unix shell scripting and automation (required)
  • Public cloud exposure with data work load migration and data pipeline orchestration (preferred)
  • Big Data tools and technologies programming experience (Spark, Scala, Python)
  • Kubernetes and container orchestration (preferred).
Required skills listed, which would you consider the top 3:
  • IBM Datastage development experience (extensive – 5+ years).
  • Experience with heavy data workloads , optimization, performance tuning.
  • Public cloud data work load migration experience (very much preferred).

Working Time:

  • 9am-5pm

Interview Process:

  • 1 or 2 rounds.

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