Senior Data Engineer

KDR recruitment - New York, NY

Full-time$100,000 - $210,000 a year

Are you currently a Senior Data Engineer?

Are you seeking a new opportunity with a modern and exciting company?

If so we could have the Ideal role for you. You should have professional experience In using AWS or related cloud products, Data Streaming, Ideally with Kafka, as well as other Big data tools such as Hadoop.

I am working on behalf of an exciting client within the media analytics sector at the moment, this outstanding start up company is currently jumping from success to success, picking up many awards along the way, they offer exceptional basic salaries and benefit packages, remote working opportunities, social events and much more, including lots of training opportunities. As they are growing so quickly, there is also lots of scope for career progression opportunities.

The Data that they are working with is all to do with TV analytics, they help global TV networks basically Identify specific target sectors, they also help with the optimization and growth of these target sectors. They also do a lot of work within experimentation and performance campaign measurement.

Required skills for this role:

  • You care about developing people as a team leader Experience wrangling terabytes of big, complicated, imperfect data
  • you will have practical experience with Apache Spark
  • Experience with AWS products (Redshift, EMR, S3, IAM, RDS, etc)
  • Basic understanding of statistics and experience with statistical packages such as R, Matlab, SPSS, etc
  • You have a deep understanding of scalable systems and you have large-scale engineering experience in an Agile development environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field (or 4 additional years of relevant work experience)
  • A deep understanding of data structures, algorithms, and effective software design
  • Significant development experience with a major modern language (e.g. Java, Scala, Python, Ruby, C/C++, etc.)
  • Significant experience working with structured and unstructured data at scale and comfort with a variety of different stores (key-value, document, columnar, etc.) as well as traditional RDBMSes and data warehouses
  • Experience with or interest in AWS Glue, Redshift Spectrum and any other tools that enable data querying at scale
  • Experience writing unit and functional tests.

As specialist recruiters to the Information Management and Data Analytics industry our people often have highly sought after, niche skills including. Recruitment, Data Warehousing, Information Management, Data Migration, MDM, Data Quality, Analytics, and Data Science. We have built up a global network of specialist clients.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $100,000.00 to $210,000.00 /year


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)