Spark Developer


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions (S3) is currently looking for a Spark Developer for a contract opening with one of our largest clients in Bloomfield, CT

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

Spark Developer


  • Implement ETL routines on AWS Contribute to CI/CD tools for continuous validation.
  • Understands when to automate and when not to. Understand what it takes to create well architected applications for Cloud Think of code and quality being owned by the entire team.
  • Identify code defects and work with other developers to address quality issues in functional code. Find bottlenecks and thresholds in existing code through the use of automation tools.
  • Passion for continuing education and improving code quality.
  • FSEs are able to articulate clear business objectives aligned to technical specifications and work in an iterative agile pattern daily.
  • FSEs have an ownership over their work task, and are comfortable interacting with all levels of the team and raise challenges when necessary. Sample Delivery Responsibilities Operational triage of bugs, failed test cases and system failures Creating and optimizing infrastructure performance metrics Participate in peer code reviews and pair programming Deploying & developing cloud applications end to end Working in stages of the environment lifecycle Automation of manual data object creation and test cases Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.


  • Professional ETL experience using Spark (Python or Scala) 2+ year experience designing technical solutions using object-oriented design concepts.
  • 1+ year of AWS solution engineering and architecture experience 1+ year of CI/CD experience (Jenkins, Terraform, CloudFormation etc.)
  • Experience working with large data stores Understanding of all aspects of database technologies – schema design, optimization, scalability, etc
  • Excellent communication skills Experience in SDLC, especially testing and deployment.
  • Understanding of different types of testing Unit, Acceptance, Regression, Performance, etc.
  • Experience or understanding of Test Driven Development (TDD) or Pair Programming desired Knowledge of Unix-like operating system environments Software version control (e.g. git working knowledge or greater)
  • Experience contributing to open source software projects.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism. AWS Certification desired

How to Apply:  send resume and contact information to Genecee Lopez, 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-205153
Publish Date: 03 Aug 2022

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