Full Stack Data Engineer

  • Ref No. : 21-01305
  • Location: Houston, TEXAS
  • Position Type : Contract

Job Title: Full Stack Data Engineer
Location: Houston, Texas,
Employment Type: Contract
Duration: 12 Months

About VLink: Started in 2006 and headquartered in Connecticut, VLink is one of the fastest-growing digital technology services and consulting companies. Since its inception, our innovative team members have been solving the most complex business, and IT challenges of our global clients.

Job Description: We are looking for Full Stack Data Engineer to join our Oil & Gas Practice. This role can be based in Houston, Texas, or San Francisco, California. This is a hands-on Full Stack Big Data Engineer role responsible for building the next-generation libraries, platforms, and data pipelines. You will develop data engineering assets and entities to empower the self-serve of data products.


  • Develop and deploy production-grade services, and data infrastructure emphasizing performance, scalability, and self-service.
  • Assume a leadership role in developing solutions with experience in continuous delivery, immutable deployments, containerization, and micro-service architectural patterns.
  • Are "biased to action " and not easily blocked by problems and difficulties, instead of taking ownership
  • Believe in monitoring, QA, and security as a first-class citizen in any data product.
  • Excited to build data platforms and tools that abstract implementation details for developers, analysts, and data scientists, enabling data transit.
  • Dedicated to automation, documentation, and collaboration at all stages of the engineering workflow.
  • Passionate about mentoring colleagues and educating the organization on data engineering best practices.
  • Maintain a firm understanding of the business’s long-term goals and strategy to inform system implementation – able to see the forest through the trees.


  • Experience in productionizing various big data technologies using open source and cloud native platforms with working experience in AWS (required).
  • Hands of experience in messaging technologies i.e. Kafka, Orchestration tools i.e. Airflow, Apache Spark or Pyspark, Data visualization tools i.e. Dromio.
  • Expertise in at least two of the following languages – Python, Go, NodeJS
  • Experience in GraphQL (Apollo or Hasura)
  • Knowledge with CICD tools (e.g. Jenkins) and deploying code into environments (knowledge with overall GIT process, either Gitlab or GitHub). Should put your passion of CICD to work and enjoy the impact it has to software quality and customers!
  • Knowledge of deploying code using Helm charts into Kubernetes
  • Experience in handling Large Scale Time Series data
  • Real-world experience developing highly scalable solutions using micro-service architecture designed to democratize data to everyone in the organization.
  • Docker, K8, Cloud, microservices, containerization, web services, DB/SQL, etc.
  • Agile/Scrum experience
  • Track record of choosing the right transit, storage, and analytical technology to simplify and optimize user experience.
  • Work closely with other teams and individuals to plan, coordinate, and seek feedback.
  • Experienced with modern coding, testing, debugging and automation techniques.
  • Have a high bar for user experience and quality

Employment Practices:
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VLink is an equal opportunity employer. At VLink, we are committed to embracing diversity, multiculturalism, and inclusion. VLink does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, or discharge, will be decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, performance, and business needs.

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