Senior AWS Data Engineer

Senior AWS Data Engineer

Informatik / Telekommunikation
  • Temporär - Vollzeit
  • Reference : INT-021604
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  • Region Basel
  • Type of contract Temporär - Vollzeit
  • Sector of activity Informatik / Telekommunikation


As a preferred supplier for Roche Basel in Kaiseraugst, we are looking for an individual as Senior AWS Data Engineer (contract until 28.02.2022, with possible extension). The earliest start date is 01.11.2021 or within 3 months.

Description of the mission

  • Ability to work within an Agile Scrum Team to perform specific development and configuration tasks according to Jira based User Stories / Functional Specifications
  • Collaborate with the Tech Lead and Business Analyst to define Functional Specification and implement (code or configure) solution based on Functional Specifications
  • Actively participate in all Agile Ceremonies (Sprint Planning, Story Estimations, Retrospectives, Daily Scrums, etc.)
  • Translate an architecture design into a functional solution
  • Document Technical & Design Specifications

Required profile

Must Haves:

  • Min. 5 + years experience in Cloud (Platform) Data Engineering
  • Certified and proficient in Agile ways of working with cross-functional teams
  • AWS Developer Certification with extensive hands-on experience with core AWS services such as Glue/Glue Studio, S3, Lambda, SageMaker, DynamoDB, Athena, Redshift, RDS, Step Functions, CloudWatch, EC2, SNS, SQS, etc.
  • Experience in building AWS based data ingestion, processing and analytics pipelines
  • Substantial knowledge of ‘infrastructure as code' and in particular with Terraform and AWS CLI
  • CI/CD systems (preferably GitLab and Jenkins) experience, including configuration management and automation tools (preferably Ansible and Puppet)
  • Hands-on experience with Python coding and Bash shell scripting

Nice to Have:

  • Former Roche experience or in the life sciences/ pharma industry
  • Knowledge of Service Orchestration using Kubernetes and/or EKS
  • Knowledge of various databases, both SQL, and NoSQL
  • AWS CloudFormation knowledge
  • Experience with Snowflake
  • Knowledge of more specialized languages such as ‘R'
  • Experience with troubleshooting performance bottlenecks, considering both Linux, as well as Cloud Native environments
  • Knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewall.
  • Experience collaborating on code base with Git & experience with the Git branching strategies
  • Experience liaising with Data Scientist and DevOps team along the technological stacks typical for their domain
  • Knowledge of Computer System Validation
  • Familiar with data visualization tools such as Tableau and Spotfire.

Application process

Interested? You can find more information here: Infopackage. Please apply via the "Bewerben" button below and answer all questions, otherwise we will be unable to process your application.


  • Agence GPP AG - GLOBAL RECRUITMENT - +41 44 266 50 25
  • Published on 29. September 2021
  • Consultant Marijke van Engelenburg