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Senior Big Data Engineer

Posted on Sep 20, 2019 by Request Technology

Irving, TX 75014
Immediate Start
$110k - $120k Annual

A prestigious fortune 500 company is on the search for a Sr. Big Data Engineer. This role is revolved around leveraging data and analytics to help automate and optimize analytic data processes. This person will be responsible for building a centralized data lake/hub using the Hadoop ecosystem that will be used by the reporting and operational analytics teams and the machine learning teams. This person should have experience with the following technologies: Data Lake, Hadoop, Python, Hive, Scala, Impala, Kafka, Github, Jenkins, and more.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for design, prototyping and delivery of software solutions within the big data eco-system
  • Leading projects and/or serving as analytics SME to provide new or enhanced data to the business
  • Improving data governance and quality increasing the reliability of our data
  • Influencing the creation of a single, trusted source for key Claims business data that can be shared across the Enterprise
  • Responsible for designing and building new Big Data systems for turning data into actionable insights
  • Train and mentor junior team members on Big Data/Hadoop tools and technologies
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and presents recommendations to management
  • Participate in strategic planning discussions with technical and non-technical partners
  • Uses, teaches, and supports a wide variety of Big Data and Analytics tools to achieve results (ie, Python, Hadoop, HIVE, Scala, Impala and others).
  • Uses, teaches, and supports a wide variety of programming languages on Big Data and Analytics work (ie Java, Python, SQL, R)

Job Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering (or related field) or equivalent experience preferred
  • 5-7 years of experience preferred in a data integration, ETL and/or business intelligence/analytics related function
  • Ability to work with broad parameters in complex situations
  • Experience in developing, managing, and manipulating large, complex datasets
  • Expert high-level coding skills such as SQL and Python and/or other Scripting languages(UNIX) required. Scala is a plus.
  • Some understanding and exposure to - streaming toolsets such as Kafka, FLINK, Spark streaming a plus.
  • Experience with source control solutions (ex git, GitHub, Jenkins, Artifactory) required
  • 2+ years of experience with big data and the Hadoop ecosystem (HDFS, SPARK, SQOOP, Hive, Impala, Parquet) required
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies and tools to iterate quickly on product changes, developing user stories and working through backlog (Continuous Integration and JIRA a plus)
  • Experience with Airflow a plus
  • Working knowledge of Tableau - a plus

Reference: 759268874

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