Senior Big Data Engineer

Job description

Caylent is a cloud native services company that helps organizations bring the best out of their people and technology using Amazon Web Services (AWS). We provide a full-range of AWS services including: workload migrations & modernization, cloud native application development, DevOps, data engineering, security & compliance and everything in between. At Caylent, our people always come first.

We are a fully remote global company with employees in Canada, the United States and Latin America. We celebrate the culture of each of our team members and foster a community of technological curiosity. Come talk to us to learn more about what it means to be a Caylien!

The Mission

At Caylent, a Senior Big Data Engineer works as an integral part of a cross-functional delivery team to implement design data management solutions on the AWS cloud for our customers. You will build big data and NoSQL solutions under the guidance of an architect. You will participate in daily standup meetings with your team and bi-weekly agile ceremonies with the customer. Your manager will have a weekly 1:1 with you to help guide you in your career and make the most of your time at Caylent.

Your Assignment

  • Work with a team to deliver top-quality data solutions on AWS for customers
  • Participate in and contribute to daily standup meetings
  • Build and test solutions for web-scale data processing operations

Your Qualifications

  • Develop solutions for at least two of these:
    • ETL, Orchestration and CI/CD pipelines
    • Data Lakes, Data Warehouses
    • Analytics and visualization
  • Strong experience in at least two of these:
    • Data processing: eg. Hadoop, Spark, EMR
    • Streaming/Messaging: eg. Kafka, RabbitMQ, Kinesis
    • NoSQL DBs like KeyValue stores, Document Databases, Graph Databases
    • Caching: eg. Redis, Memcache
    • Search: eg. ElasticSearch, Solr
  • Experience with at least one of these:
    • Large scale application migration and modernization with a heavy focus on data
    • Security, access controls and governance on cloud
  • Experience with IaC tools such as CloudFormation, CDK, Terraform, and CI/CD tools
  • Experience with AWS Glue, Lambda, SDK
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


  • Pay in USD
  • 100% remote work
  • Generous holidays and flexible PTO
  • Competitive phantom equity
  • Paid for exams and certifications
  • Peer bonus awards
  • State of the art laptop and tools
  • Equipment & Office Stipend
  • Individual professional development plan
  • Annual stipend for Learning and Development
  • Work with an amazing worldwide team and in an incredible corporate culture

Caylent is a place where everyone belongs. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our approach helps us to build a winning team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. So, regardless of how your diversity expresses itself, you can find a home here at Caylent.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, veteran status, genetic information, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you would like to request an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at

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