Cloud Data Engineer (Remote)

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  • Job type

    Contract
  • Location

    Raleigh
  • Profession

    Other/tbc
  • Industry

    Technology & Internet Services
  • Pay

    $65.00 - $73.00/hr.

Cloud Data Engineer – CTP – Remote – $65.00 - $73.00/hr.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate’s/applicant’s qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Cloud Data Engineer for a remote opportunity.

Role Description
The Cloud DATA Engineer is a full stack developer with a background in modern data lake architecture.
This ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of data lake layers and architecture patterns needed to support them along with hands-on experience using a range of related AWS services, including AWS S3, AWS Glue, AWS Step Functions, and Amazon Eventbridge.
This Cloud Data Engineer will have experience working with distributed and big data computational frameworks such
as Spark, Hadoop, Hive, and AWS Glue to drive the design and development of ETL workflows will be required for this role.
This Cloud Data Engineer must have experience implementing data modeling techniques and developing entity relationship diagrams and data schemas. As a hands-on engineer, this Cloud Data Engineer needs to understand DevOps practices, including value streams, feedback, and continuous
improvement.

• Play a pivotal role in designing, implementing, and managing infrastructure as code, ensuring scalable and robust data lake solutions.
• Implement CI/CD pipelines using SaaS services like GitHub, GitHub Actions, and AWS CodeDeploy.
• Manage canary releases and blue-green deployments.
• Manage the health and performance of cloud systems by implementing necessary observability and responsive controls.
• Ensure all data and infrastructure deployments comply with enterprise security and access controls, best practices, and standards.
• Collaborate with partners and internal teams to design scalable and secure cloud architectures based on best practices and business requirements.
• Implement security measures and compliance.

Skills & Requirements

• 3 + years of experience developing data engineering within an AWS cloud environment.
• 3 + years of working with AWS services such as CloudWatch, AWS Glue, AWS Step Functions, Amazon DynamoDB, and Amazon Eventbridge.
• 3 + years of experience implementing and using CI/CD pipelines with GitHub, GitHub Actions, and AWS CodeDeploy.
• 1 + years of experience working with infrastructure-as-code (IaC) using AWS CloudFormation with AWS CDK.
• Proficiency in Python with Pandas
• Familiarity with Agile methodologies and experience working in Scrum teams, familiarity with Jira Confluence
• Must have experience developing custom scripts, procedures, and SQL queries.
• Should be well versed in test-driven development practices and tools with practical experience implementing linting / validation / testing pipelines (unit, integration, UAT).
• Experience with containerization concepts, including building containers using Docker and managing them using container management systems such as AWS ECS, AWS EKS, or Kubernetes.
• AWS Solution Architecture Professional certification, AWS DevOps Professional certification, or equivalent experience.
• Familiarity with higher education (“EdTech”) systems, such as Student Information Systems, Learning Management Systems, and applicant portals.
• Familiarity with EdTech technology standards such as LTI and SCORM

Benefits/Other Compensation

This position is a contract/temporary role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical benefits, dental benefits, vision benefits, 401K and Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit).

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there’s a position you really want, you’re fully prepared to get it.

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Hays is committed to building a thriving culture of diversity that embraces people with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we serve our candidates, clients, and employees. We are an equal employment opportunity employer, and we comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, genetic information, HIV-positive status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. One of Hays’ guiding principles is ‘do the right thing’.
We also believe that actions speak louder than words.
In that regard, we train our staff on ensuring inclusivity throughout the entire recruitment process and counsel our clients on these principles. If you have any questions about Hays or any of our processes, please contact us.

In accordance with applicable federal, state, and local law protecting qualified individuals with known disabilities, Hays will attempt to reasonably accommodate those individuals unless doing so would create an undue hardship on the company. Any qualified applicant or consultant with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job should call or text 813.336.5570.

Drug testing may be required; please contact a recruiter for more information.

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