Big Data Engineer

Eagan, MN 55123

Posted: 08/27/2019 Employment Type: contract Industry: SOFTWARE ENGINEER Job Number: 19201

Opening for a Big Data Engineer with a focus on platform and content technologies.

In this role, you will be responsible for delivering on the implementation of large scale and complex projects using Big Data technologies. 

Essential Duties

  • Provide Big Data design, development and coding expertise on large, complex projects 
  • Participate in the full life-cycle of software development; including analysis, design, implementation and testing of new projects and features using Spark, Scala and other Big Data technologies 
  • Share and communicate technical knowledge, expertise and best practices to the other developers on the team related to Big Data technologies 
  • Provide development estimates and timelines and track progress against these timelines. Responsible for providing progress update reports and informing management of issues. 
  • Identify process and technology practices related to architecture and development that can improve efficiency and add business value 


Requirements 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related studies (Masters desired) 
  • Hands on experience developing Big Data applications using Apache Spark, Scala 
  • At least 2 years of experience with Hadoop, HDFS, and Big Data Technologies 
  • At least 1 year of experience with Apache Spark, Scala, and Parquet 
  • Strong understanding of JSON 
  • Strong technical leadership; Ability to work effectively in a team environment to deliver results with aggressive deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Experience with Agile software development methodology a plus

 

Big Data Engineer - 19201

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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