70/hr Sr. Data Engineer. 6 Months. Contract. New York, NY. (L-3070) (B)


Immediate opportunity for a Senior Data Engineer in New York City.

In addition to solid experience in distributed system design, developement and data analysis, top candidates will have strong hands-on programming using Java, and Kafka.  Demonstrated experience in Finance and Risk is required.  Knowledge of VaR prefered.

Apply now for immediate consideration.


(in order of desirability)

  • #1 - Sr. Data Engineer -- Java 10+ years, Cloudera 3+ years, Kafka 3+ years. Finance and Risk experience required

  • Distributed system design, development
  • Java
  • Apache Kafka
  • Cloudera (5.x)
  • Spark 1.6 – 2.x (Core Spark, Spark SQL)
  • Domain -- Finance and Risk

  • VaR
  • Data analysis and data warehousing
  • Cassandra
  • Impala
  • Parquet
  • Avro
  • Scala
  • RDBMS (e.g. MySQL, Oracle, etc.)
  • SQL
  • Spark Structured streaming
  • Expertise in design of ETL applications using Flume, Sqoop, Oozie, Hive
  • Graph DB technologies (Property and RDF)
  • Experience configuring, managing, monitoring, tuning, and debugging Hadoop clusters
  • REST based web service frameworks
  • Agile development using SCRUM and XP methodologies

  • Expertise in search technologies (Elastic search, Solr)
  • DSE Graph (Datastax)
  • Certification -- Cloudera
  • Certification - Apache Spark 2.0

  • Status: x-Closed
  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Role: Sr. Data Engineer
  • Location: New York, NY.
  • Compensation: Up to $70.00/hr in a c2c/1099 structure. Limited W2 structure also possible but rate drops to $61.25/hr gross. We say gross as the limited w2 rate shown is before employer/employee taxes (not take home; take home would be lower as its after employee taxes which vary).
  • Payment Terms: Bi-Weekly invoice, NET 45 payment off invoice.
  • Expenses: Included in rate above
  • Positions: 2
  • Current pool: 0/20 (In Play/Submitted). Click HERE for summary view of candidates submitted so far.

    Last Update 02/21/18 13:40 PM. Jan Graves. Client has filled this role. Thanks for your help.. (full detail change log at bottom).
    Shortlist On 12/22/17
    Start On 01/02/18
    Duration Duration is estimated to be 6 months.
    1st Post Date 12/01/17
    1st Screened by Amplified0
    Submitted to Client0
    Interviewed by Client1
    ClientShared after 1st Screen
    AgentShared after 1st Screen. Amplified is not the prime.
    Contact for Lead Jan Graves
    Interview DetailsFace-to-face interview is NOT required after phone screen. That said, let LEVERAGEncy know on submission if Skype or other options AREN'T an option.
    Work Authorizations Client is only considering candidates with work authorizations of: Any Type
    IndustryFinancial Services
    Opp Quality The overall rating for this lead is B. This is based on contract duration being 6, 2 opening(s), and 7+ competitors at our level or better. You can see a graphical ruberic of how these stats translate to a rating here.
    L Number3070
    LayersBetween Amplified and the End Client there are 1 layers. In addition, the end client prefers that Amplified limits the layers between Amplified and the Employer of Record of the candidate to .


    02/21/18 13:40 PM . Jan Graves. Client has filled this role. Thanks for your help.

    01/17/18 20:42 PM . Jan Graves. Lead on hold while interviews are conducted.

    12/27/17 17:53 PM . Jan Graves. Client confirms this role remains open -- 4 positions.

    12/15/17 13:17 PM . Jan Graves. Continue sending qualified candidates. Focus needs to be on 10+ years and finance domain experience

    12/11/17 20:57 PM . Jan Graves. Client has revised the profile to require 10 years of experience.

    12/07/17 22:10 PM . Jan Graves. Still 2 positions to fill. Client is suggesting that sourcers focus efforts on candidates currently working in the financial services industry.

    12/07/17 15:09 PM . Jan Graves. Heads up -- the client has revised the skills profile for this lead to emphasize Java, Kafka and Finance/Risk experience. He is also now trying to fill 2 spots.

    12/07/17 14:52 PM . Jan Graves. Please review the skills profile for this lead. Client has revised the required skills and and now needs to fill 2 roles.

    12/04/17 16:23 PM . Jan Graves. Status changed to In Process

    12/01/17 15:54 PM . Jan Graves. Status changed to WFF

    12/01/17 14:42 PM . Lead Created

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