Data Engineer - Cloud Technology

3+ months agoGrand Rapids, MI


Kforce has a client seeking a Data Engineer - Cloud Technology in Grand Rapids, MI.Are you an experienced Data Engineer with an eclectic collection of database background like Oracle, SQL Server, PostgreSQL? Help this Kforce client move their critical business intelligence environment to the cloud and a whole lot more. The ideal candidate will develop and support data analysis and visualization projects that empower data-driven business strategies. They will collect, clean, transform, and serve data where and when it needs to be, and work closely with (near) real-time data feeds, tackle extremely challenging problems of integrating machine learning and AI solutions, and help work with data scientist on predictive analytics.Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Business Intelligence data scientists and data analysts to clean, enrich, and serve data where and when it is needed
  • Plan, develop, execute, and maintain complex data pipelines from multiple obscure data sources, including APIs, unstructured text data, image/binary data, flat files, and SQL/NoSQL databases
  • Work closely on complex implementations of ML/AI models for two-sided market pricing/matching and other business-specific optimizations
  • Adapt quick to changing business environments and technology advances, try new approaches which have not been tried before, challenge accepted practices to find innovations


  • Working knowledge of Big Data technologies such as Spark, Hadoop and Redshift
  • Knowledge of complex data pipelines with products like Airflow or Luigi
  • Familiar with Python
  • Solid understanding and experience with data modelling
  • Helpful to have IoT exposure and / or knowledge
  • Experience working with unstructured and dirty data; Not only collecting, cleaning, and serving it, but understanding the connection between data and business value
  • Fluent in relational databases like SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and MySQL
  • Familiarity with NoSQL databases or NoSQL style data storage in relational databases
  • Comfortable working with geo-spatial data
  • Experience developing optimized and scalable ETL processes
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."

Job ID: Kforce-1903848-EQG