Randstad Data Engineer in Madison, Wisconsin

Data Engineer


Madison, WI

Date Posted:

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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Position Overview :

We are looking for someone with deep data sourcing and ingestion experience, who enjoys writing code, and isn t afraid to jump into the deep end with something new. You would be joining a startup-like environment that is fast-paced, expects you to work autonomously, and to speak your mind. More specifically, you would work closely with Data Scientists and other technical experts on data engineering initiatives to:

  • Support data sourcing and streaming / ingesting from a variety of data sources

  • Build large, multi-sourced databases, including associated meta-data;

  • Deploy data access solutions to customers.

Required Qualifications :

  • Big Data / Hadoop experience, including experience with unstructured data sources (imagery, text)

  • Deep RDBMS and SQL knowledge

  • Advanced Python, Scala, C, and / or Java skills

  • Knowledge of data management, documentation, and cataloging tools

  • Ability to source and ingest data from a wide variety of sources

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience with cloud infrastructures, especially AWS and its tools (Red Shift, DynamoDB, EMR, Data Pipeline, etc.)

  • GIS or geospatial data experience

  • Experience working with satellite and other imagery

  • Experience sourcing publicly available data, including knowledge of web crawling / scraping

  • Familiarity with data science (machine learning, advanced analytics)

  • Knowledge of Master Data Management concepts and practices

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