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Software Development Engineer

Company: Global Technical Talent
Location: Newark
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Software Development Engineer About the program: The Next Chapter program is a 16-week paid returnship for experienced professionals returning to the workforce after taking time off for caregiving. The program is open to individuals who have at least 2 years of professional experience and have been out of the paid workforce for at least 1 year to focus on caring for a child or other dependent and are not currently in a university program. Our client is excited to launch the Next Chapter program because we appreciate the skills you can offer, the perspective you provide, and the contributions you will make. This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other women and men transitioning back to the workforce. It also offers support through Path Forward, a nonprofit organization on a mission to empower people who''ve been focused on caregiving transition back to the paid workforce. This 16-week Returnship program is 100% virtual. Upon successful completion of the Returnship, there is a possibility of an offer for full-time employment. We have fully remote roles or roles based in our Newark, NJ, Cambridge, MA, or LA hubs. About this Role: As a Software Development Engineer, it''s up to you to define, design, and refine the tech that keeps us one step ahead of listeners. Anticipate. Innovate. Bring challenging ideas and we''ll support you with the latest tech, tools, and systems that you need to succeed. We pride ourselves on our ability to imagine and invent solutions to problems of the future and you''ll be essential in this forward-thinking approach to development. Together with the team, you''ll build and maintain our platform to bring thousands of stories to millions of listeners and unleash the power of the human voice. About the Team: This opportunity is for a Software Development Engineer Returnship for the internal Data Platform team. We seek to create and cultivate a more powerful and healthier data ecosystem across the client (and Amazon) for other teams to more easily unlock the value of data. We obsess about making data more transparent, easier to Client, easier and faster and more efficient to produce and consume, more reliable and trustworthy, and more secure and better governed. Our team is a mix of engineers with both software and big data expertise working together following agile principles, to design and curate a broad technology platform encompassing a wide array of open-source technologies, public AWS services, and powerful internal Amazon solutions. About You: A great communicator who can adapt their message to ensure understanding from multiple stakeholders. A detail-oriented problem-solver who enjoys the process of scratching beneath the surface to find the best solution to challenges. Curious and unafraid to ask questions to gain a deeper understanding. Adaptable team player who brings their best to every interaction and inspires the same in others. Passionate about bringing your skills while being open and eager to learn new things. As a Software Development Engineer, you will... Contribute to the development of the technical direction and strategy within the team and help influence technology and beyond. Assist in developing solutions, web solutions, and services: Envisioning, designing, creating and supporting our solutions that operate with a high degree of operational excellence. Partner with a cross-functional team to imagine, design, develop, test, and launch software that wows our community and inspires our peers. Be willing to explore technical needs and bring problems AND solutions to the table. Constantly strive to raise the bar on engineering excellence. Take advantage of the resources, training, and experts around you to stay up to date with tools, trends, technologies, and frameworks both industry-wide and within Amazon, and then share that knowledge in a meaningful way with the community. Basic Qualifications: A Bachelor''s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field. Proficiency in functional programming languages (e.g. Python) as well as declarative programming languages (e.g. SQL, SPARQL) 2+ years of hands-on experience in working on data-centric systems using MPP Database technologies and Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, or AWS equivalents. Understanding of processing and modeling large, complex data sets for Analytical use cases with Database technologies such as AWS Redshift, Teradata, or equivalent. Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with AWS cloud technologies such as Elastic Map Reduce (EMR), Kinesis, Athena. Familiarity with BI and Visualization platforms such as MicroStrategy and AWS Quicksight. Ability to communicate effectively and work independently with little supervision to deliver on-time quality products. Willingness to learn, be open-minded to new ideas and different opinions yet know when to stop, analyze, and reach a decision. tech - provided by Dice

Keywords: Global Technical Talent, Newark , Software Development Engineer, Other , Newark, New Jersey

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