Data Engineer – Python – Remote

Kforce Technology
Job Overview


Kforce has a client, a healthcare startup (a fast-growing firm) in New York, NY that is seeking a Data Engineer. Summary: This is a long term consulting role that is offering medical benefits. This is a remote role. You must have the following minimum qualifications: experience building data pipelines, data warehouse and python. This is a long term consulting role that is offering medical benefits. And this is a remote role. Data is integral to nearly everything that we do at this firm, and as a result the data team plays a key role at our company. You should be excited to work with data, have the curiosity to dive deeply into issues, and feel empowered to make a meaningful impact at a mission-driven company. We are a team committed to agile value delivery and solid engineering principles, as well as continuously improving our craft. If you love shipping software that delivers deep and meaningful impact to people’s health, join us! Data Engineer Duties:

  • Build and maintain large-scale batch and real-time ETL pipelines in a Google Cloud Platform architecture (Big Query, Dataproc, Firestore, etc.)
  • Design and support Data Lakes and Marts in Google Cloud Storage, Big Query, and NoSQL (Google Firestore & MongoDB)
  • Implement high-quality test-driven code, participate in code reviews, and own the development of medium-size features
  • Support business operational activities including generating marketing leads and helping ensure we are meeting our client’s expectations
  • Collaborate with data scientists and business analysts to enable self-service analytics and reporting

Job Requirements:


  • 2+ years of industry experience in software development or data engineering
  • 2+ years extracting insights from data
  • 1+ years hands-on experience manipulating data and building data pipelines
  • Hands-on experience with relational and NoSQL databases
  • Strong appreciation for test-driven development and developing code standards
  • Strong understanding of Python or Scala; We use Python, Pyspark, and SQL
  • Understanding of workflow orchestrators (ex. Airflow, Oozie, or Azkaban)
  • Understanding of test-driven development techniques
  • Ability to proactively communicate and collaborate across a growing distributed team; We are offering a competitive package including superb medical benefits and a bonus

Kforce 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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