Lead Python Data Engineer

Houston, TX

Onsite  -  IT - Business Intelligence / Reporting  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-02095

Title: Lead Python Data Engineer
Location: Houston, TX 77002 (ONSITE) 
Duration:  Long Term Contract 
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.

Job Description:
We are currently seeking an experienced Python Data Engineer to join the Big Data and Advanced Analytics department. As part of the Data Engineering team, the Lead Python Data Engineer will work closely with Business domain experts and Data Scientists to solve real-world oil and gas midstream problems using advanced analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. This individual will provide analytical and technical leadership to the team to advance the data engineering practice within the organization.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work directly with Business domain experts and Data Scientists to develop high quality, reliable, scalable, machine learning systems
  • Design and implement frameworks and tools to streamline the machine learning process
  • Automate manual data collection and processing tasks to improve efficiency
  • Leverage software architecture and design patterns to develop fault tolerant Micro-Services
  • Convert research-based machine learning models into production-ready software
  • Implement processes to ensure coding standards, code quality, documentation, and test coverage

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • 7+ years of programming experience in Python
  • Expertise in developing and maintaining data pipelines
  • Experience in testing, packaging, and deploying machine learning models
  • Experience in software engineering practices such as Design Principles and Patterns, Unit Testing, Refactoring, CI/CD, and version control
  • Expertise in Object-Oriented Design Principals and Functional Programming Principals
  • Experience with common Python Data Engineering packages including Pandas, NumPy, Pyarrow, Pytest, Scikit-Learn, and Boto3
  • Experience in storage technologies including SQL relational databases and Object Storage such as AWS S3
  • Experience in implementing distributed computing systems
  • Experience in designing modular, reusable software components
  • Experience in developing API endpoints and Micro-Services
  • Knowledgeable of MLOps Principles
  • Knowledgeable of ML platform technologies including Apache Airflow, Kubernetes, Dask, Ray, and MLFlow

Our benefits package includes: 

  • Comprehensive medical benefits
  • Competitive pay, 401(k)
  • Retirement plan
  • …and much more!

About INSPYR Solutions

Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients' business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at inspyrsolutions.com.
INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.