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Senior Back End Developer
Richfield, Minnesota
Contract Position
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Applied on March 3, 2021
Job Id #45870 Posted February 23, 2021

Tell us about your department:
  • Client is looking for a Lead Engineer to join client's Enterprise Data Platform engineering team.  
  • This team is responsible for delivering the platform and tooling that supports machine learning and other data driven initiatives throughout client.
Project Description:
  • Engineers on the Enterprise Data Platform team design and build scalable, high performing data streaming systems that can stand up to peak holiday load.  
  • We build solutions that require advanced thinking in challenging disciplines like event sourcing, stream processing, and distributed systems.  
  • Client is seeking innovative and technically curious technologists to join us as we make a huge impact across the entire client's company.
Position Summary/Job Description:
  • This is a hands-on engineer position.  
  • The individual in this roll will be involved throughout the development lifecycle for the Enterprise Data Platform with the primary responsibility of developing data processing pipelines with appropriate automation tooling in support of the platform.
  • This role is accompanied by career rewarding challenges by the very nature of the platform.  
  • The individual in this roll will be given the opportunity to deliver solutions in a highly distributed, highly critical environment by leveraging data streaming and big data technologies.
Responsibilities include:
  • Complete assigned coding deliverables.
  • Create automated tests for functional and load testing purposes.
  • Peer review work products for completeness, quality, and compliance with established project standards.
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to other developers on the team.
  • Complete other assign duties as directed by team leader.
What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job:
  • 7 or more years of experience in a similar engineering role.
  • 6+ years of experience building applications using Java or any other JVM based language.
  • 3+ years of experience with Google Cloud Platform or any other cloud provider.
  • 3+ years of experience with Google Cloud BigQuery or any other data warehouse.
  • 3+ years of experience with Google Cloud Pub/Sub or any other messaging system.
  • 3+ years of experience with Apache Beam or any other streaming data processing system.
  • 3+ years of experience with Spring Framework or any other frameworks geared towards developing RESTful API.
What are some preferred/nice to have skills the manager is looking for:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in an Agile environment.
  • Strong desire to produce and maintain end-user documentation.
  • Strong organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and quickly adjust in a rapidly changing environment.
  • Team player who exhibits effective interpersonal skills with a collaborative style.

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