AWS Data Engineer (Redshift, Spectrum)

Permanent Chester £50,000 - 90,000 p/a

We are looking for a highly experienced AWS Data Engineer for contract role with one of our growing professional services clients. The position will sit with the established Data team working on a number of mission critical projects.


As an experienced AWS Data Engineer, you will have expert understanding of AWS and it’s key components as well as successfully implemented a cloud platform previously using tools such as Redshift, Spectrum, Athena and Glue.


As part of the Data team, you will help support the migration from the clients current AWS MySQL RDS to near Real Time Redshift Data Warehouse.


Other responsibilities include:


  • Responsible for building and supporting enterprise-level data warehousing within Redshift
  • Evaluate existing Data Warehouse/Data Lake and propose improvements
  • Building a translation/QA area to hold data failures
  • Ensure that IAM is used to control access
  • Creating near Real Time feeds into Redshift
  • Optimising and enhancing the Data Lake using best practices
  • Support the clients existing Data Team
  • Create the relevant processes to ensure the data estate complies with the clients documented best practice.


Skills and experience:


  • Strong experience using Redshift, Athena, Spectrum and Glue
  • Strong experience with IAM integration with Spectrum, Athena and Redshift
  • Redshift administration
  • Good experience of near Real Time ETL/ETL into Redshift
  • Good experience with the Kimball approach
  • Good experience coding in Python
  • AWS certified (bonus, not essential).


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