Cloud Data Engineer

McLean, Virginia | Freelance | Job ID #60397 |
Posted Last Month

Large scale financial firm based in the McLean Virginia area is seeking a Cloud Data Engineer to join them on a long term contract opportunity with the intention to go perm within 6-12 months.


  • You take ownership of data architecture, in conjunction with other associated teams
  • You are comfortable in your ability in the administration, monitoring, and deployment of large-scale data systems and services in on Cloud
  • You are well-versed in various monitoring communication channels, tools, and related systems to ensure stability, health, and performance of the cloud infrastructure
  • Expand your work on EMR, Spark, Java, SNS / SQS, Lambda, Step Functions
  • You can collaborate closely with data engineers, data scientists to create and operationalize dynamic data & model pipelines with automated provisioning of workloads
  • Leverage your experience enabling CI/CD pipelines (e.g., AWS CodePipeline, Gitlab, CircleCI, Jenkins) related to data applications, scripts and service/tools instantiation and configurations
  • Use tools such as Ansible, Terraform, CloudFormation to implement Infrastructure as Code
  • Comfortably explain and implement orchestration services using Kubernetes or Docker Swarm

What You’ll Bring with You:

  • 8+ yrs of hands on development experience using Java
  • 5+ yrs experience with High Level Tech Skills like Java Spark (Scala experience will be considered)
  • 5+ yrs of experience with a Hadoop background - Hive, Yarn, HDFS, Spark
  • Experience enabling CI/CD pipelines (e.g., AWS CodePipeline, Gitlab, CircleCI, Jenkins)
  • Excellent communication skills - the ability to liaise with and influence a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • 3+ yrs of expertise in SQL, Databases - Relational (DB2, Sybase, Oracle) & NoSQL, Data warehouses (Snowflake, Redshift)
  • 2+ yrs experience Streaming and Change Data Capture experience (Kafka, Qlik Replicate)
  • Experience in scripting (Shell/Python)
  • Experience building Microservices, APIs
  • Strong critical thinking skills

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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