Senior Data Platform Engineer

New York, New York



$75/hr - $85/hr

This nationwide entertainment industry leader has an immediate 12+ month contract opportunity (with strong chance for extension and conversion) in New York, Lawrenceville, NJ, or Washington, DC for a Senior Data Platform Engineer. This position requires working onsite 2 days per week. Key requirements are the Infrastructure as Code (IaC), AWS CDK,and AWS infrastructure experience. In this role you will be a member of a team responsible for designing, developing and supporting a data platform which will be used across data organization and other groups.

Contract Duration: 12+ months (strong chance for extension or conversion)

Required Skills & Experience

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related technical field.

  • 7+ years’ experience developing infrastructure as Code such as AWS CDK, typescript/or Python.

  • 3+ years of experience working on a cloud platform (ex. GCP, AWS, etc.).

  • AWS CDK with Typescript as language for CDK development.

  • Working Experience for Job Orchestration tool – Airflow/MWAA preferred.

  • Working Experience/Expertise creating AWS infrastructure for AWS services including but not limited to: S3 Datalake, Kms keys, IAM Role/Policy, MWAA, RDS, Lambda function.

  • Experience/Expertise on Databricks is strongly preferred.

  • Experience architecting, designing and building infrastructure in AWS.

  • Experience using GitHub for code PR management.

  • Working Experience in Linux Operating System.

  • Prefer knowledge on tools viz (Fivetran, Monte-Carlo, Datadog, Tableau/Looker)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to pay attention to details and be organized.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.

  • Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects.

  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Building cloud-based data platform which supports Datalake, Job Orchestration, ETL template, ETL Compute, integration with third party tools like fivetran, Monte Carlo

  • Designing, coding and maintaining infrastructure as a code (IaC) using CDK, typescript, CDKTF.

  • Building and improving workflow orchestration tooling to support efficient data pipelines E.g., airflow plugins, systems integration, deployments.

  • Strengthening best practices around data platform setup and configuration.

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance - Four medical plans to choose from for you and your family
  • Dental & Orthodontia Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Health and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Voluntary Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Hospital Indemnity Insurance
  • 401(k) including match with pre and post-tax options
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Legal and Identity Protection Plans
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit
  • 529 College Saver Plan

Motion Recruitment Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability/vets. All applicants must be currently authorized to work on a full-time basis in the country for which they are applying, and no sponsorship is currently available. Employment is subject to the successful completion of a pre-employment screening. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under Motion Recruitment Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Posted by: Scott Price