Staff Backend Data Engineer


Tekwissen Group, is a workforce management provider throughout the USA and many other countries in the world. This client is a German multinational Pharmaceutical and biotechnology company and one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, headquartered in Leverkusen, and areas of business include pharmaceuticals; consumer healthcare products, agricultural chemicals, seeds and biotechnology products.

Job Title: Staff Backend Data Engineer

Location: Creve Coeur MO 63141

Duration: 12 Months

Job Type: Contract

Work Type: Remote

Job Description:


The primary responsibilities of this role, Staff Backend Data Engineer, are to:

Participate in design sessions with enterprise and hub data stewards, engineering teams, data scientists, product managers business and Information Technology (IT) stakeholders, that result in documentation for data processing, storage and delivery solutions;

Understand business capability needs and processes as they relate to IT solutions through partnering with Product Managers and business and functional IT stakeholders, and apply this knowledge to influence business goals;

Initiate and lead evaluation of new technologies, like Domino or Redshift, or new languages, like Go or React, including performing POCs and presenting results to others, with a goal of providing technical recommendations;

Help the team establish and improve processes and methodologies, like SCRUM or Kanban, and/or lead piloting new ones;

Implement data solutions according to design documentation using a variety of tools and programming languages, like Kafka, SQL and non-SQL databases, Scala, Go etc., and following team’s established processes and methodologies;

Facilitate and participate in code reviews, retrospectives, functional and integration testing and other team activities focused on improving quality of delivery;

Provide reliable estimates for large scale projects and small scale proj;

Lead collaboration with business partners, product owners, other engineers and data stewards within the team and across data, analytics and product teams on planning and aligning roadmaps, delivery dates and integration efforts;

Coach and mentor junior and aspiring data engineers on the team and across the data and engineering communities;

Create and maintain design and code documentation in GitHub, Haystack, SharePoint and/or another repositories used by the team.


Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.

More specifically related to this position, client seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or related field;

7+ of relevant experience is an acceptable substitute for degree requirement;

Proficiency in working with relational databases such as Postgres, MySQL, Oracle, etc.;

Proven experience providing reliable estimates for large scale projects;

Strong interpersonal skills and desire to work in a highly collaborative environment;

Familiarity with the relevant industry trends.


Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or related field, with 10+ years professional software engineering experience or master’s with 7 years of relevant experience or PhD with 5 years of relevant experience;

Professional software engineering experience to include:

5+ years’ experience engineering data intensive software using streaming and resource-based design principles

5+ years fluency in an object oriented or functional language such as Python, Go, etc.

5+ year’s experience in Cloud based continuous delivery and environment management;

Agriculture, life sciences, bioinformatics, biochemistry, genetics, biology, or a related discipline;

Platform-as-a-Service software such as Cloud Foundry or Kubernetes;

Stream processing, e.g., Kafka, Spark Streaming, Akka, etc.;

Demonstrated experience leading data modeling and architecture design efforts, including designing both logical and physical models for datasets.

TekWissen Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Employer (m/f/d/v) supporting workforce diversity.


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