Key Data Engineer (Java / AWS)

Brief description of the vacancy

We seek a Key Data Engineer with developed analytical and organizational skills to strengthen our team.

You will be responsible for designing, building, testing, and maintaining scalable data pipelines and microservices, sourcing first-party and third-party datasets and storing using distributed (cloud) structures and other applicable storage forms.

What You’ll Do

  • Build high volume, distributed, and scalable data platform capabilities and microservices to create efficient and scalable data solutions to enable data access by applications via API
  • Build utilities, user-defined functions, libraries, and frameworks to enable data flow patterns better
  • Develop analytical data models and dashboards to serve the needs of insights and analytics
  • Utilize and advance continuous integration and deployment frameworks
  • Work with architecture and engineering leads to ensure quality solutions are implemented and engineering standard methodologies adhered to
  • Research, evaluate and utilize new technologies, tools and frameworks centred around high-volume data processing

What You Have

  • Proficiency in database schema design, as well as analytical and operational data modelling
  • Proven experience working with large datasets and big data ecosystems for computing (Spark, Kafka, Hive or similar), orchestration tools (Airflow, Oozie, Luigi) and storage (S3, Hadoop, DBFS)
  • Complete understanding of microservices guiding principles to design and build restful APIs to allow other systems to be integrated and consume data off data repositories (Data Lake, SSOT/MDM)
  • Familiarity with modern databases (Redshift, Dynamo DB, Mongo DB, Postgres or similar)
  • Proficiency in one or more programming languages: Java, Python, Scala
  • Rock-solid SQL skills
  • Competency in automated builds and deployments using CI/CD tools like Bitbucket, Git, Terraform
  • Experience in developing, publishing, and maintaining sophisticated reports, dashboards and visualization using BI tools (Tableau, Power BI or d3js)

We Offer

  • Outstanding career development opportunities with a transparent roadmap to accelerate your journey
  • Knowledge sharing within the community of the industry’s top professionals worldwide
  • Various opportunities for self-development: hard & soft skills internal training courses, mentoring programs, and unlimited access to 8,000+ LinkedIn Learning courses
  • Free English classes with certified teachers
  • Competitive compensation in USD, regular assessments, and salary reviews
  • Bonuses for participating in the referral program
  • Flexible schedule and opportunity to work remotely from any place in Kazakhstan
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment
  • Relocation opportunities within our offices in 50+ countries with throughout support for you and your family
  • 28 vacation days and six trust days per year (sick leave without a medical certificate)
  • Medical & family care programs, corporate and social events

About EPAM

  • EPAM Kazakhstan is a team of technologists and innovators united by a passion for technology. Today we operate across all cities with offices in Astana, Almaty, and Karaganda and work with the world's leading companies from different industries. EPAM builds a continuously learning organization and helps its employees reach their full potential and achieve their professional goals through learning. Our agile methodologies, customer collaboration frameworks, engineering excellence programs, and hybrid teams offer many career paths and development opportunities.