Madison, WI
Jul 20, 2017
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Spherion, in partnership with American Family Insurance, is currently recruiting for a temporary Data Engineer. 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

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

Company Description
Since 1946, Spherion has placed millions of talented individuals in rewarding administrative, clerical, light industrial, customer service, non-clinical healthcare and professional jobs. Filling a broad mix of flexible, temp-to-hire and direct hire positions, Spherion is a trusted recruiting and staffing partner to more than 3,000 companies nationwide.


Madison, WI


Sat, 15 Jul 2017 10:45:07 PDT