Application Engineer


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Application Engineer for a contract opening with one of our largest clients!

This is a Contract Opportunity with our company that MUST be worked on a W2 ONLY, NO visa sponsorship or C2C eligibility for this position.  The details are below.

Job Title: Application Engineer

Contract: 8 Months

Location: Riverwoods, IL

Job/Role Description:

  • Experience with programming languages like Java or Python services and build highly available environment using proper design patterns.
  • Proven experience in software development methodologies.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to multi-task
  • Experience as part of an Agile engineering or development team
  • Strong experience working with a relational database and NoSQL database
  • Strong experience with CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins or similar; Git/GitHub; Artifactory
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (TDD)
  • Experience writing unit and service level tests to ensure adequate code coverage
  • Proven skills in high availability and scalability design, as well as performance monitoring
  • Experience developing and implementing API service architecture
  • Experience in working in a cloud environment such as AWS, GCP or Azure.
  • Experience provisioning infrastructure with Terraform and Cloud Formation.
  • Understanding of messaging systems like MQ, Rabbit MQ, Kafka, or Kinesis.
  • Ability to adapt communication for effectiveness with business partners and other technical teams.
  • ETL/ELT Tools (AbInitio, DataStage, Informatica)
  • Cloud Tools and Databases (AWS, Snowflake)
  • Other programming languages (Unix scripting, Python, etc.)
  • Leverage CI/CD framework for data integration, Open Source
  • Experience working in cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Basic understanding of key infrastructure concepts (data centers as well as cloud hosting platform) to support business data needs
  • Experience optimizing SQL both relational and NoSQL

Required Skills/Experience:

  • 4+ years of work experience in Data Platform Administration/Engineering, or related
  • Hands on experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) based solutions such as Lambda, Dynamo dB, Snowflake and S3.
  • Knowledge of Data Warehouse technology (Unix/Teradata/Ab Initio/Python/Spark/Snowflake/No SQL)
  • Experience in migrating ETL processes (not just data) from relational warehouse Databases to AWS based solutions.
  • Experience in building & utilizing tools and frameworks within the Big Data ecosystem including Kafka, Spark, and NoSQL.
  • Deep knowledge and very strong in SQL and Relational Databases
  • Knowledge of Data Warehouse technology (Unix/Teradata/Ab Initio)
  • Willingness to continuously learn & share learnings with others
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Very strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Experience within the Financial industry

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Nick Gleason, Sourcing Specialist, at .

The S3 Difference:

The global mission of S3 is to build trusting relationships and deliver solutions that positively impact our customers, our consultants, and our communities. The four pillars of our company are to:

  • Set the bar high for what a company should do
  • Create jobs
  • Offer people an opportunity to succeed and change their station in life
  • Improve the communities where we live and work through volunteering and charitable giving

As an S3 employee, you’re eligible for a full benefits package that may include:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Vacation Package
  • Life & Disability Insurance Plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement


Job ID: JOB-234703
Publish Date: 01 Apr 2024

Tagged as: Application Engineer