Senior Data Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

Precise Solutions is an Illinois BEP/FBE (female owned business enterprise) certified consulting company founded in 2000. Our mission is to provide companies with specialized resources that can drive their system portfolio projects using program management processes, change management and blended learning solutions. Please visit our website at

At Precise Solutions, we are looking for top talent consultants to bring on as employees of our organization and service our clients in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries primarily located in the Northern Chicago Suburbs. We are much more than a consulting firm! Precise Solutions provides competitive compensation packages with great salaries, benefits, health insurance, paid time off and pension. We currently have an immediate need for the following:

Senior Data Engineer

Rate: $75 hr. including benefits

Top skills required: Proficiency with HDFS/ Hive/ Impala, Network/ Security, Development Experience (Java), BI Experience

For large enterprise datasets, the data engineer is responsible for curating content to support key business initiatives, working primarily with data scientist and data analysts across functional disciplines. Participants in the acquisition, cataloging, and harmonization of information aligned with the needs of business stakeholders. Supports data consumers in understanding information context, generating fit for purpose datasets, and effectively utilizing advance analytic tools.

Key Responsibilities Include: 

  • Planning, building and running enterprise class information management solutions across a variety of technologies (e.g. big data, master data, data profiling, batch processing, and data indexing technologies, 
  • Establishing advance search solutions that include synonym, inference and faceted searching 
  • Ensuring appropriate security and compliance policies are followed for information access and dissemination 
  • Defining and applying information quality and consistency business rules throughout the data processing lifecycle 
  • Collaborating with information providers to ensure quality data updates are processed in a timely fashion
  • Enforcing and expanding use of Client Common Data Model and industry standard information descriptions (ontologies, taxonomies, vocabularies, lexicons, dictionaries, thesaurus, glossaries etc…)
  • Managing the information portal and its customer-facing resources (data catalog, data portal, etc…) 
  • Basic: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 10+ years of related work experience and a strong understanding of specified functional area. Degree in Computer Science or related discipline preferred. Advanced degree preferred. 
  • At least 10 years experience in a several data processing roles such as database developer/administrator, ETL developer, data analyst, BI analytics developer, and/or solution developer of contextual search applications 
  • Experience with Informatica tools (PowerCenter, Big Data Management, Master Data Management), Cloudera CDH and ecosystem tools (SOLR, Spark, Impala, Hive, Hue, etc…), MarkLogic, SAS Analytics, python, R and Amazon Web Services preferred. 
  • Experience with Linux and/ or network administration is a plus 
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