Big Data Engineer - Los Angeles, CA

Location: Los Angeles, California Salary: Up to US$1 per hour
Sector: Media & Entertainment Type: Contract
Reference #: CR/056712_1554426614

Title: Big Data Engineer

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Entertainment

Type: 6 Month plus contract

Rate: Open



  • Build an understanding of data sources and downstream systems
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to understand requirements, business definitions and the potential value of different data Sets.
  • Support, design, implement and document solutions for loading, piping and exposing data from multiple sources.
  • Support and build well-engineered data systems to support analytical needs using AWS .
  • Assure accuracy of data processing and outputs through consistently high software development skills, adherence to best practice, thorough testing and peer reviews.
  • Habitually approach problem solving with creativity and resourcefulness; carefully evaluate risks and determine correct courses of action when completing tasks.


  • 8 to 10 years of experience in the data management & data engineering projects.
  • Strong & demonstrable SQL (complex query writing) & PLSQL skills.
  • Strong experience on Python or other scripting languages like spark / Scala
  • At least 1 year of working experience in data modeling skills (both dimensional and relational modeling)
  • Experience of working in AWS environment (at least 1 project implementation)
  • Working experience on BI tools like Tableau or Qlik is a plus
  • Any exposure to Looker tool (specifically LookML) and API integration will be a big plus


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline