Data Engineer
Kforce Inc

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Kforce has a client in need of a Data Engineer in Santa Monica, CA.Summary:The Data Engineer will bring software engineering best practices to production and maintenance of analytics code and bring an engineering mindset to discussions on how data is modeled from its source to its use in the data warehouse as business data & reporting data. The Data Engineer will be responsible for designing and implementing new AWS-based data solutions - new data processing, datasets, and systems to support various advanced analytics needs. This involves working with the existing engineering team, data scientists, analysts, and the business to understand requirements and data needs and definitions, all the while thinking creatively about what data can be best exploited to solve a wide array of business problems. The Data Engineer will create data flows to integrate with multiple internal and external sources including streaming, APIs, database connections, and flat files. They will liaise with members of the wider Data & Analytics teams and business teams to ensure alignment with existingsystems and consistency with internal standards and best practices. If you're an individual whothrives in a fast-paced environment and wants to help build a best-in-class data platform practice from the ground up, then this is the role for you.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or closely related discipline
  • 5+ years of demonstrable, hands-on professional software development skills using Java or Python
  • Demonstrable professional experience designing, building, and maintaining data system and processes using cloud-based platforms such as GCP, AWS, including working knowledge in Unix/Linux OS, shell scripting, and tools
  • A solid experience and understanding of architecting, designing, and operationalization of large-scale data and analytics solutions on Cloud Data Warehouse such as Snowflake or Google BigQuery is a must
  • Expertise in using AWS cloud-based systems and services to acquire and deliver data
  • Excellent SQL knowledge and hands-on experience with the ability to create efficient data models (applied to data warehousing in particular)
  • Experienced with ELT processes to transform data, set up and schedule jobs with DBT, Python, Airflow, and cron
  • Experienced with building web services with Rest, GraphQL or GRPC
  • Experienced in CI/CD practices including unit testing, automation testing, data migration, code quality, performance, and integration/systems testing
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to effectively work with various team members when gathering requirements, delivering solutions, and eliciting suggestions and feedback
  • Extremely quick learner both in terms of new technical skills and acquiring domain knowledge
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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