RESPONSIBILITIES: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.