Principal Software Engineer in Bowie, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 9/3/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Bowie, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Are you a motivated Big Data Engineer with AWS expertise?

Are you interested in a long-term opportunity with an industry leader?

If so, we may have the ideal role for you in Bowie.

This is a contract to hire role. Due to federal security contract requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Responsibilities of the Principal Big Data Engineer:
  • Design, build, and maintain data pipelines and access patterns for healthcare data
  • Research and leverage new technologies and tools to facilitate high-volume data processing in AWS
  • Drive a culture of collaboration: design, code, and test plan reviews
  • Work with technical and business leads to ensure solutions meet requirements
  • Utilize and advance CI/CD frameworks
Requirements of the Principal Big Data Engineer:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • At least 10 years of IT experience
  • Senior-level experience with Big Data, EMR, Spark, and Airflow
  • Strong programming experience in Python and Java/Scala preferred
  • Solid AWS experience, including serverless architecture and cloud warehousing solutions
  • Experience with AWS IAM, Security groups and policies, Redshift, and/or Snowflake
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines and interest in driving automation
  • Experience working with extremely large healthcare datasets
  • Experience migrating applications to AWS
  • Strong experience using managed services and IaaS
Keywords: Principal Big Data Engineer, AWS, Python, Java, Big Data, Redshift, Snowflake

Job ID: 344920

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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