Lead AWS Developer SME


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is currently looking for a Lead AWS Developer SME 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 C2C eligibility for this positionVisa Sponsorship is Available ! The details are below.

Locations: Charlotte, NC  (Remote)

Duration:  12+ Months

To apply: Please email your resume in Word Format to Bob Cromer at: and Reference Job Order #:220816 or Click the Apply Button.

Lead AWS Developer SME

  • Seeking a Subject Matter Expert to help accelerate our deployment of Raw and Derived data products to AWS data lakes.
  • Candidates should be experts in the field and be able to illustrate experience with building and publishing the data structures we are starting to produce to help our techs overcome obstacles and avoid pitfalls.
  • They should also be capable of helping us accelerate our rate of production through optimization and automation using Terraform Enterprise scripts and optimized AWS, Apache, and other tool configurations and architectural design.
  • And be experienced and flexible with changing demands working in an Agile development environment.

 AWS Tech Stack:

  • AWS Lake Formation
  • Apache Hudi
  • Flink
  • AWS Glue (Glue Catalog, Glue ETL and Crawler)
  • AWS Athena
  • Redshift,
  • Sage maker/ML
  • AWS Lambda
  • DynamoDB
  • RDS (Relational Database Services).
  • AWS S3: Strong foundational concepts like object data store vs block data store, encryption/decryption, storage tiers etc.
  • Implementation and tuning experience in Streaming use cased and Big Data Ecosystem (such as EMR, Hadoop, Spark, Hudi, Kafka/Kinesis etc.)
  • Should be able to build scalable data infrastructure and understand distributed systems concepts from a data storage and compute perspective.
  • Have a good understanding of Data Lake concepts and Data Warehouse concepts. Should be familiar with concepts on Modern Data Architecture.
  • Ability to define Standards and guidelines with understanding of various Compliance and Auditing needs.
  • Be proficient in Python or Java to handle large volume data processing.
  • Terraform Enterprise.
  • Kafka
  • Qlik Replicate

 Additional helpful experience:

  • AWS Services CloudTrail, SNS, SQS, CloudWatch, Step Functions
  • Experience with Secrets Management Platform like Vault and AWS Secrets manager
  • Experience with DevOps pipeline (CI/CD) – Bitbucket; Concourse
  • Experience with RDBMS platforms and Strong proficiency with SQL
  • Knowledge of IAM roles and Policies
  • Experience with Event Driven Architecture
  • Experience with native AWS technologies for data and analytics such as Kinesis, OpenSearch
  • Databases – Document DB, Mongo DB
  • Hadoop platform (Hive; HBase; Druid)
  • Java, Scala, Node JS
  • Workflow Automation
  • Experience transitioning on premise big data platforms into cloud-based platforms such as AWS
  • Background in Kubernetes, Distributed Systems, Microservice architecture and containers
  • Experience with Rest APIs and API gateway
  • Deep understanding of networking DNS, TCP/IP and VPN
  • Kafka Schema Registry
  • Confluent Avro
  • Linux and Bash Scripting

 Core Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical direction, guides the team on key technical aspects and responsible for product tech delivery.
  • Lead the Design, Build, Test and Deployment of components in collaboration with Lead Developers (Data Engineer, Software Engineer, Data Scientist, Technical Test Lead)
  • Understand requirements / use case to outline technical scope and lead delivery of technical solution.
  • Works closely with the Product Owner to align on delivery goals and timing.
  • Collaborates with Data and Solution architects on key technical decisions.
  • Lead design and implementation of data quality check methods
  • Ensures Test Driven development.
  • Strong skills with business stakeholder interactions
  • Ensure data security and permissions solutions, including data encryption, user access controls and logging.

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-220816
Publish Date: 09 Mar 2023

Tagged as: Lead AWS Developer SME