Lead Data Engineer (Python, Java, ETL, Spark, Kafka)

Date:January 11, 2019

City:Chicago, Illinois

Office:Workbridge Chicago - OSD


Type:Direct Hire

Tech:Data Engineering

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A start up in the West Loop is looking to grow their engineering team for a greenfield project that is launching in May. They are building a SaaS platform that encompasses all the tech tools teachers use in the classroom. They are looking for a Data Engineer to help set up the data environment – including the Data Warehouse.

Since this is a greenfield project, they are open to the type of technology you work on. Ideally, they would like to see someone with Python or Java, ETL, SQL and some sort of data streaming tools such as Spark, Kafka, Map Reduce, etc.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Data Engineer
  • Python or Java
  • ETL
  • Spark or Kafka
  • Docker

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Hadoop
  • Hive
  • Pig

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • 100% Data Engineering

Daily Responsibilities

  • 100% Hands On
  • 20% Management Duties
  • 100% Team Collaboration

The Offer

  • Competitive Salary: Up to $180K/year, DOE

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit


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


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