Madison, Wisconsin
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Wethal,Deb, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion, in partnership with American Famiy Insurance, is currently recruiting for a Data Engineer position. We are looking for someone with deep data sourcing and ingestion experience, who enjoys writing code, and isn't afraid to jump into the deep end with something new. You would be joining a startup-like environment that is fast-paced, expects you to work autonomously, and to speak your mind. More specifically, you would work closely with Data Scientists and other technical experts on data engineering initiatives to:
- Support data sourcing and streaming / ingesting from a variety of data sources

- Build large, multi-sourced databases, including associated meta-data;

- Deploy data access solutions to customers.

Required Qualifications
- Big Data / Hadoop experience, including experience with unstructured data sources (imagery, text)

- Deep RDBMS and SQL knowledge

- Advanced Python, Scala, C, and / or Java skills

- Knowledge of data management, documentation, and cataloging tools

- Ability to source and ingest data from a wide variety of sources

Working hours: M-F 1st Shift

Preferred Qualifications
- Experience with cloud infrastructures, especially AWS and its tools (Red Shift, DynamoDB, EMR, Data Pipeline, etc.)

- GIS or geospatial data experience

- Experience working with satellite and other imagery

- Experience sourcing publicly available data, including knowledge of web crawling / scraping

- Familiarity with data science (machine learning, advanced analytics)

- Knowledge of Master Data Management concepts and practices

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.


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