Lead Software Engineer (Data)  
New York, New York (*Remote/Flexible*)
Type: Full time/permanent hire
Contact: Haley at

Please Note: candidates local to New York City, NY and/or Chicago, IL highly preferred; however, this client will consider individuals looking for 100% remote work. US Citizens and Green Card Holders are encouraged to apply. Unfortunately, this position does not offer sponsorship at this time.



  • Develop software to run on cloud native big data infrastructure built on AWS using Spark, Lambda, Athena, and other cloud native services.
  • Design and implement high-performance, scalable data solutions.
  • Write applications to derive insights from terabytes of highly valuable data sets.
  • Manage and improve existing code base and add new features to support business needs.
  • Conduct design and code reviews.
  • Work in a collaborative manner with smart, diverse Data Engineering scaled agile (SAFe) teams to rapidly deliver high quality solutions.
  • Interface with global engineering, product and operation teams in US/EU/China to coordinate design and development.
  • Mentor and provide direction in architecture and design to developers.



  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Computer Science or similar field of study
  • Experience building large scale applications as part of an Agile team
  • Hands-on experience with data processing and exposure to big data
  • Proficiency with SQL and database general concepts
  • Expertise in at least one of Scala, Python, Golang, Java, C/C++
  • Experience with Bash, Linux environments and utilities
  • Knowledge of big data related technologies like Spark, Hive, Presto, Kafka
  • Experience with public cloud technologies such as AWS Lambda, Kinesis, Athena, etc.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools like cloud formation, Jenkins, and Terraform
  • Exposure to APIs, workflow tools (e.g. Airflow, Luigi), notebooks (e.g. Jupyter), Pandas
  • Understanding of various columnar file formats like Parquet, ORC etc. (preferred)
  • Strong problem-solving and analysis skills, a team player


Haley Majetich
Recruiting Consultant
Forbes Technical Consulting LLC
401 N Franklin St- Suite 3S Chicago, IL 60654

To apply for this job email your details to mnugent@forbestc.com