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Ref: #56019

AWS Data Engineer

  • Practice Data

  • Technologies Business Intelligence Jobs and Data Recruitment

  • Location NA, - None Specified -

  • Type Contract

Job Description: Data Engineer - AWS Cloud Migration (12-Month Remote Contract, EU Timezone)
Company Overview: We are an innovative and forward-thinking company dedicated to harnessing the power of data to drive business growth and transformation. We are seeking a skilled Data Engineer with expertise in AWS cloud migration to lead our data migration initiatives. This is a remote position with a 12-month contract duration, catering to individuals within the European Union (EU) timezone.
Position Summary: As a Data Engineer specializing in AWS Cloud Migration, you will play a vital role in seamlessly migrating our data ecosystem to the AWS cloud platform. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will leverage your technical proficiency to ensure a smooth and efficient migration while maintaining data integrity, security, and performance.
Key Responsibilities:
AWS Cloud Migration:
  • Collaborate closely with the project team to design and execute a comprehensive strategy for migrating on-premises data systems to Amazon Web Services (AWS).
  • Assess existing data infrastructure, prioritize migration tasks, and develop detailed migration plans for a successful transition.
  • Design, implement, and optimize data pipelines, ETL processes, and workflows within the AWS environment.
  • Implement data validation, quality checks, and testing protocols to ensure the accuracy and reliability of migrated data.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize AWS services to ensure data availability, performance, and scalability.
Data Transformation:
  • Transform and cleanse data from various sources to align with the requirements of the AWS cloud environment.
  • Collaborate with data analysts and scientists to facilitate data modeling, analytics, and reporting initiatives.
  • Ensure data is appropriately structured, indexed, and organized for optimal performance and accessibility.
Technical Expertise:
  • Leverage your expertise in AWS cloud services, including AWS Glue, Amazon Redshift, and AWS Data Pipeline, to facilitate a successful migration.
  • Utilize your proficiency in data engineering tools and programming languages (e.g., Python, SQL) to build and manage data pipelines.
Documentation and Communication:
  • Document migration processes, data flows, and technical specifications to ensure knowledge retention and facilitate collaboration.
  • Communicate progress, challenges, and solutions effectively to stakeholders and project team members.
  • Provide technical guidance and support to colleagues as needed throughout the migration process.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Proven experience (minimum of 4 years) as a Data Engineer, with a focus on cloud migration, particularly within the AWS ecosystem.
  • Strong proficiency in designing and implementing data pipelines, ETL processes, and data integration strategies.
  • Expertise in AWS cloud services, including AWS Glue, Amazon Redshift, AWS Data Pipeline, and related tools.
  • Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and SQL for data manipulation and transformation.
  • Familiarity with data governance, security, and compliance best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, attention to detail, and a commitment to delivering high-quality results.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
Location: Remote (EU Timezone)
If you are a motivated Data Engineer with a passion for AWS cloud migration and a proven track record of success, we encourage you to apply. Join our team and contribute to a transformative project that will shape the future of our data ecosystem.
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