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Big Data Engineer in Henrico, VA at Strategic Staffing Solutions

Date Posted: 1/2/2019

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JobID: 142634


Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) prides itself on being an international IT Staffing and Solutions company with 25 years’ of experience recruiting and managing exceptional IT and Business consultants for customers in the Financial, Energy, Public Sector and Retail Distribution industries.  A privately held, financially strong, woman-owned company, S3 is a full service IT firm, with 24 major market locations in the U.S!

Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is currently looking for a Big Data Engineer consultant for a contract opening with one of our Fortune 500 clients located in Richmond, VA!

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 ONLY, NO visa sponsorship or C2C eligibility for this position.  The details are below.

Big Data Engineer                  


  • Develop sustainable data driven solutions with current new gen data technologies to meet the needs of our organization and business Customers
  • Grasp new technologies rapidly as needed to progress varied initiatives
  • Break down data issues and resolve them
  • Build robust systems with an eye on the long term maintenance and support of the application
  • Leverage reusable code modules to solve problems across the team and organization
  • Utilize a working knowledge of multiple development languages

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 4 years in coding in data management, data warehousing or unstructured data environments
  • At least 1 year experience working with a big data technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years’ experience working with leading big data technologies like Apache Spark, AWS,Devops, PostgreSQL DB.
  • 1+ years’ experience with Agile engineering practices
  • 1+ years’ experience with NoSQL implementation (Mongo etc. a plus)
  • 2+ years’ experience developing Java/Scala based software solutions
  • 2+ years’ experience in at least one scripting language (Python, Shell)
  • 2+ years’ experience developing software solutions to solve complex business problems
  • 2+ years’ experience with Relational Database Systems and SQL
  • 2+ years’ experience designing, developing, and implementing ETL
  • 2+ years’ experience with UNIX/Linux including basic commands and shell scripting
  • Understanding of Test Driven Development concepts and supportive tools like Cucumber
  • Experience with Build tools like Hudson and Jenkins
  • Familiarity with Configuration management tools like Ansible or Chef
  • Familiarity with Application Container concepts using tools like Docker

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Patrick Gudknecht, Sourcing Specialist, at .

The S3 Difference

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities.  The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan