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Data Engineer at Kforce Technology

Data Engineer

Kforce Technology Louisville, KY Contractor
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Kforce has a client that is seeking a Data Engineer in Louisville, KY. Summary: As a Data Engineer, you will partner with executive level stakeholders to determine initiatives. This resource will be leading a development team to deliver improvements to our client's cloud infrastructure and DevOps. This resource will also lead the efforts to analyze and resolve production issues. On any given day you may:
  • Lead by example doing hands-on platform development
  • Mentor team members to level up our overall skill set
  • Review pull requests and provide constructive feedback
  • Dig into system issues to understand and fix the cause, not the symptom
  • Design and implement changes in our development pipeline and cloud infrastructure
  • Investigate and propose new ideas, frameworks, technologies, or processes


  • Bachelor's degree or above (Computer Science, Bio Engineering, Electronics and Electrical Engineering or any related field)
  • 7+ years of Cloud-based big data platform development experience
The successful candidate will have experience with:
  • Azure Cloud Services
  • Designing solutions architecture
  • Building big data platform
  • Building RESTful APIs
  • Working with Infrastructure and security as code
  • Designing data models
  • Proficient understanding and tech-lead level experience in one or more programming languages (Java, Scala, Python etc.)
  • Experience with JSON, RESTful web services and client-server interactions
  • Knowledge of various persistence (RDBMS, noSQL, HDFS, Cassandra, Redis)
  • Understanding Data Catalog, Data Governance, Data Lineage
  • Experience with security, authentication in data platform
  • Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Spark-Streaming or Flink
  • Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources
  • Experience with building data lakes and data warehouses by leveraging any of the major cloud providers (GCP, AWS or Azure) is highly desirable
  • Familiar with Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, HBase etc.), especially Spark
  • Good basics of operating systems and network
Role Desirables:
  • Experience with Spring/Spring Boot
  • Experience with highly scalable web services
  • API design and development
  • Environment management/orchestration systems (Kubernetes, etc.)
  • Experience with testing frameworks and code quality tools
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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