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Python Data Engineer | Knoxville, TN

  • Location:
    Knoxville, TN
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  • Category:
    Information Systems - Application / Software Development
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

Our top client in Knoxville, TN is looking for an experienced Python Data Engineer to build a high quality analytics platform. A very strong software development background is a must. The ideal candidate will be expected to design, develop, and unit test production quality software with other team members in an Agile environment where teams are focused on delivering innovative technical solutions to solve complex business problems.

The ideal candidate will be an evangelist for best practices and collaborate with others on process enhancements and development tools to increase the effectiveness of the Software Engineering team. Their teams heavily embrace open source technologies and the candidate should be capable of identifying relevant technologies and standards.

Those who will succeed with this client will have a true passion for developing innovative technology solutions, are strong problem solvers and results-oriented team players.


  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • A strong programming background and the ability to apply solid architectural principles and design patterns in the implementation of server and client code.
  • Intimate knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and design patterns
  • Solid Python experience (with a preference to more recent versions)
  • Experience with Apache Spark and Hadoop
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with SQLAlchemy
  • Able to review and track external technologies, products, and emerging standards for their applicability and importance.


  • Experience using Agile methodologies
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning techniques and technologies
  • Working knowledge of AWS (both S3 and EC2)
  • Working knowledge of application servers; Flask, Tornado, or otherwise.
  • Experience with Unix-based operating systems (Linux, CentOS, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of code repositories and build systems, specifically Subversion, Maven, and Jenkins.

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