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Senior Data Engineer (Spark, Scala, Kafka)

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Senior Data Engineer (Spark, Scala, Kafka)

A startup in the marketing industry located in the Loop is looking to bring on a data engineer to their growing team. In this position, you’ll be using Python, Scala, Spark, Kafka, ETL, and AWS to construct a data warehouse based on both historical and real time consumer data. You will be using Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to drive the best business outcomes for Social Media Advertising. This is an awesome opportunity to be a hands on individual contributor to a growing firm.

Required Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience with data warehousing
  • Python, Scala, Java or Clojure
  • Spark and Kafka tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field or relevant area

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience with AWS, Redshift, EC2, S3
  • Basic knowledge for BI systems
  • Passion for technology

What You Will Be Doing

  • 100% Hands On and collaboration with software and Data Science team
  • Analyze clients data and determine the best course of action to improve clients business
  • Designing how the data will be stored, consumed, and integrated into their systems
  • You will take business requirements, transform them into data models, and develop ETL processes to populate those models

The Offer

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 4 weeks PTO
  • Happy hours


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

This position does not offer sponsorship.


Workbridge Associates, part of the Motion Recruitment network, provides IT Staffing Solutions (Contract, Contract-to-Hire, and Direct Hire) across 11 major North American markets. Our unique expertise in today’s highest demand tech skill sets, paired with our deep networks and knowledge of our local technology markets, results in an exemplary track record with candidates and clients.

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