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Data Engineer III

Kent, WA 98032

Posted: 05/29/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 28959

Job Description

Position Title:  Data Engineer III
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract Data Engineer opportunity with our client in Renton, WA.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Federate Data Ingestion and Curation: Lead the efforts to streamline data ingestion and curation processes, ensuring efficient and scalable data handling within the Palantir Foundry platform.
  • Hydrate Ontology: Spearhead the development and maintenance of the ontology, facilitating a structured and intuitive understanding of the data landscape.
  • Define Data Pipeline Standards: Establish common standards for data pipelines, focusing on data quality, RBAC, and data classification to maintain integrity and security.
  • Develop Data Patterns and Standards: Create and implement patterns and standards for CDC, incremental loads, and real-time data streaming, enhancing the platform's responsiveness and flexibility.
  • Lead Ontology Build: Guide the construction of the ontology, ensuring it meets the complex needs of aerospace manufacturing data.
  • Mentor Data Engineers: Provide leadership and mentorship to other data engineers, promoting the adoption of standards, patterns, and DataOps practices for federating data pipeline work across the enterprise.
  • Accelerate Delivery and Self-Service: Drive the acceleration of data pipeline delivery and promote data self-service consumption, enabling faster decision-making and innovation.
  • DevOps Practices: Design and implement DevOps practices for data operations, ensuring continuous integration, continuous delivery, and automated testing are at the core of the data engineering workflow.
  • Monitoring and Observability: Establish comprehensive monitoring and observability frameworks for the data platform, enabling proactive issue detection and resolution to maintain high service availability.

Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Data Engineering, or a related field.
  • 5-8 years required in the data engineering & data management with a strong focus on data platforms like Databricks, Snowflake or Palantir Foundry
  • Technology Stack Experience:
    • Programming Languages - Python, PySpark, Java, SQL
    • Databases - Postgres, Oracle
    • Cloud Services – AWS, Azure, GCP (storage, compute, databases, catalogs, streaming, replication, Queueing & Notification, Logging & Monitoring service) – any one of the cloud platforms is good but AWS is preferred.
    • Big Data Frameworks
    • Metadata Catalogs – DataHub, Informatica, Collibra (experience in any one is good
    • Data Quality Platforms – Anomolo, Informatica, BigEye (experience in any one is good)
    • Event Platforms – Kafka, MSK
    • Data Platforms – Palantir Foundry, Databricks, Snowflake (experience in any one is good but Foundry experience will be a bonus)
  • Extensive knowledge of data ingestion, ETL processes, and data modeling.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work with complex data integration challenges.
  • Experience with data reconciliation, data pipeline & data monitoring, and performance optimization.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Leadership experience and the ability to mentor junior engineers.
  • Prior experience in aerospace manufacturing or a related industry is a plus
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
Job Details:
  • Contract to Hire
  • Locations: Various, see below.
  • Pay Rates:
    • Renton, WA - $90-$105/hr
    • Huntsville, AL - $75-$88/hr
    • Merritt Island, FL - $82-$98/hr
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to product development companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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