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Data Engineer

Software ENG & DEV | Fort Lauderdale, FL | Full Time, Contract, and Temp to Perm

Job Description

Data Engineer 662087


  • Execute agile software development practices
  • Utilizing data from sports data providers, write well designed, testable, efficient code that simulates proprietary algorithms and creates data outputs available from REST-based APIs
  • Create new algorithms and machine learning pipelines for sports picks and simulations based on requirements from product management and editorial
  • Design a fully functional end to end system in the cloud (AMZN or Azure) from data feed parsing, data simulations, API endpoints for use in both B2B and B2C purposes
  • Tailor simulation and deployment procedures to accommodate both product/editorial and user-facing simulation inputs to customize simulation outputs


  • Bachelor's in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • Strong DB design skills, Strong Python skills, Data Analysis 
  • Must be a Sports fan 
  • Must have knowledge of machine learning algorithms including but not limited to Monte Carlo simulations 
  • 2 Years of relevant experience
  • You've built real-time data applications using Hadoop, Storm, Spark, Elasticsearch or a similar framework
  • You've used scripting languages on top of that framework like Scala, Python, PHP
  • You're proficient in SQL and have used Hive
  • You've worked with MongoDB, Cassandra or similar NoSQL solution
  • You've created tools used by editors or analysts to analyze data sets & produce data based that analysis
  • You've created ML pipelines and/or algorithms
  • You've worked with at least one high-level server-side language
  • You have an excellent understanding of Object Oriented Programming and Design
  • Proven experience decrypting VBA scripts and MS Access DB structures and translating them into Python scripts and MySQL data structures
  • Experience using or writing APIs in Nodejs, using Rest protocol
  • Worked with 3rd party APIs and worked through various data anomalies and error handling scenarios
  • Strong initiative and the ability for creative thinking with product development staff with the ability to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

$65-$68 per Hour       Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309      6 Month Assignment