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Big Data Engineer

  • Location: Philadelphia, 19130
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

Work with the brightest minds at one of the largest financial institutions in the world. This is long-term contract opportunity that includes a competitive benefit package!

Our client has been around for over 150 years and is continuously innovating in today's digital age. If you want to work for a company that is not only a household name, but also truly cares about satisfying customers' financial needs and helping people succeed financially, apply today.

Position: Big Data Engineer $94 / hour W-2 Only
Location: PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania, 19130
Term: 12 months

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead complex initiatives on selected domains.
  • Ensure systems are monitored to increase operational efficiency and managed to mitigate risk.
  • Define opportunities to maximize resource utilization and improve processes while reducing cost.
  • Lead, design, develop, test and implement applications and system components, tools and utilities, models, simulation, and analytics to manage complex business functions using sophisticated technologies.
  • Resolve coding, testing and escalated platform issues of a technically challenging nature.
  • Lead team to ensure compliance and risk management requirements for supported area are met and work with other stakeholders to implement key risk initiatives.
  • Mentor less experienced software engineers.
  • Collaborate and influence all levels of professionals including managers.
  • Lead team to achieve objectives.
  • Partner with production support and platform engineering teams effectively.

Is this a good fit? (Requirements):

  • 7+ years of Big Data Platform (data lake) and data warehouse engineering.
  • Very strong Python and other functional programming skills.
  • 5+ years of experience with Hadoop stack: HDFS, Hive, SQL, Spark, Spark Streaming, Spark SQL, HBase, Kafka, Sqoop, Atlas, Flink, Kafka, Cloudera Manager, Airflow, Impala, Hive, HBase, Tez, Hue, and a variety of source data connectors.
  • Hands-on experience designing and building microservices, APIs and, MySQL.
  • Hands-on experience with building modern, resilient, and secure data pipelines, including movement, collection, integration, transformation of structured/unstructured data with built-in automated data controls, and built-in logging/monitoring/alerting, and pipeline orchestration managed to operational SLAs.
  • Hands-on experience developing and managing technical and business metadata.
  • Hands-on experience creating/managing Time-Series data from full data snapshots or incremental data changes.
  • Hands-on experience with implementing fine-grained access controls such as Attribute Based Access Controls using Apache Ranger.
  • Experience automating DQ validation in the data pipelines.
  • Experience implementing automated data change management including code and schema, versioning, QA, CI/CD, rollback processing.
  • Experience with automating end to end data lifecycle on the big data ecosystem.
  • Experience with managing automated schema evolution within data pipelines.
  • Experience with implementing masking and/or other forms of obfuscating data.
  • Experience automating data pipelines to leverage static and operational metadata.
  • Experience developing automated solutions for Data Registration and Classification of technical metadata.
  • Advanced understanding of SQL and NoSQL DB schemas.
  • Advanced understanding of Partitioned Parquet, ORC, Avro, various compression formats.
  • Experience with any one of Ansible, Chef, Puppet, Python, Linux Scripts.
  • Development of automation around DevOps style data pipeline deployments and rollbacks.
  • Developing containerized Microservices and APIs.
  • Understanding of Data Governance policies and standards.
  • Google cloud data services experience (bonus).
  • Familiarity with key concepts implemented by Apache Hudi or Iceberg, or Databricks Delta Lake.
  • 5+ years of Specialty Software Engineering experience, or equivalent demonstrated through one or a combination of the following: work experience, training, military experience, education.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re a top 15 U.S. IT staffing firm and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

For hourly W2 contract roles, MATRIX offers a highly competitive benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, HSA, and 401(k) with pre and post-tax options. Please see for more information. For direct hire placement with our clients, benefits will be offered in accordance with that particular client’s offerings. This may include PTO, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and other pre and post-tax options.

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veterans/Disability/Women. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.