Senior Data Engineer

Added: 15/01/2021

REF: 7014

Contract: Permanent

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Our client is an are innovative firm in the life science space and work to accelerate drug discovery pipelines with advanced, industry leading, technologies. Their AI platform helps identify novel optimization steps that would escape the eyes of even the most experienced medicinal chemist. These steps improve the success rates of drug candidates in subsequent development stages while reducing time and cost. 

Responsibilities:
  • Be a key team member assisting in design and development of the data pipeline for Global Data and Analytics team
  • Collaborate with Data Architects, Business SME's, and Data Scientists to design and develop end-to-end data pipeline to meet fast paced business need across geographic regions
  • Serve as system admin to manage AWS and Databricks platform
  • Able to do hands on work, and mentor junior data engineer
  • Adhere to best practices for coding, testing and designing reusable code/component
  • Able to explore new tools, technologies that will help to improve ETL platform performance
  • Participate in sprint planning meetings and provide estimations on technical implementation; Collaborate and communicate effectively with the product teams
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience with SQL, preferred Oracle, PostgreSQL, and Hive SQL
  • 3+ years of experience with data modeling for both OLAP and OLTP databases, performance tuning for relational database, NoSQL datastore, and columnar database
  • Experience working with Apache Spark, Apache Airflow
  • 3+ years of experience with one or more general purpose programming languages, including but not limited to: Java, Python, Scala, C, C++, C#, Swift/Objective C, or JavaScript
  • Experience with software engineering best-practices, including but not limited to version control (Git, Subversion, etc.), CI/CD (Jenkins, Maven etc.), automated unit testing, and Dev Ops
  • Experience with AWS cloud services: EC2, S3, EMR, RDS, Redshift/Spectrum, Lambda, Glue, Athena, API Gateway
  • Full stack development using cloud services (AWS preferred) and cloud-native tools and design patterns (Containers, Serverless, Docker, etc.)
  • Hands on development experience with Informatica MDM product
  • Experience working agile development methodologies such as Sprint and Scrum
  • Biotech / Pharma experience

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