Data Engineer

Dallas, Texas | Freelance | Job ID #60539 |
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Data Engineer needed for an ongoing contract engagement.

MUST HAVE: ******Healthcare Data Quality experience***


  • Design and implement distributed data processing pipelines using Spark, Hive, Sqoop, Python, and other tools and languages prevalent in the Hadoop ecosystem
  • Coding and architecting of end-to-end applications on modern data processing technology stack (e.g. Hadoop, Cloud, Spark ecosystem technologies)
  • Build continuous integration/continuous delivery, test-driven development, and production deployment frameworks
  • Build utilities, user-defined functions, and frameworks to better enable data flow patterns
  • Lead conversations with infrastructure teams (on-prem & cloud) on analytics application requirements (e.g., configuration, access, tools, services, compute capacity, etc.)


  • Healthcare Data Quality experience
  • Proven experience using Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Kinesis, Teradata
  • Proficiency in: Python, PySpark, Hive, Shell Scripting, SQL, Pig, Java / Scala
  • Strong coding and some architecture experience
  • Familiarity with building data pipelines, data modeling, architecture & governance concepts
  • Strong communication skills

Preferred Skills:

  • Implementation (or an understanding of) ML models and building highly scalable and high availability systems
  • Operating in distributed environments including cloud (Azure, GCP, AWS etc.)
  • Building, launching and maintaining complex analytics pipelines in production
  • Experience with: MapReduce, Conda, H2O, Spark, Airflow / Oozie / Jenkins, Hbase, Pig, No-SQL, Chef / Puppet, Git, Oracle

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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