Data Engineer (Big Data)

Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Posted: 12/11/2018 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: ARCHITECT Job Number: 17513
Full-time, direct hire opening with our client in Pittsburgh, PA for a Big Data Architect.


  • Writing, debugging, unit testing, and performance test code in the data access layer
  • As an agile team member, participate in code reviews, design reviews, etc.
  • Utilize domain driven techniques and design patterns to build and contribute to technical design.
  • Develop and maintain strong knowledge of implemented requirements and detailed application behaviors.


  • Bachelor's Degree in computer information technology, computer science, management required
  • Master's Degree preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in:
    • cloud computing environment.
    • object-oriented or functional language experience
    • SQL
  • 3+ years:
    • working with open source Big Data technology stacks (Apache Nifi, Spark, Kafka, HBase, Hadoop/HDFS, Hive, Drill, Pig, etc.) or commercial open source Big Data technology stacks (Hortonworks, Cloudera, etc.)
    • document databases (e.g. MongoDB, Accumulo, etc.)
    • Agile development processes (e.g. developing and estimating user stories, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives, etc.)
    • cloud-based development and delivery
  • 2+ years of distributed version control system (e.g. git)
  • Linux operating environment
  • Distributed computing patterns, techniques, and technologies (e.g. ESB)
  • Continuous delivery technologies (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Docker, Vagrant, etc.)
  • Build automation and continuous integration tools (e.g. Maven, Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.)
  • Agile process management tools (e.g.  Atlassian Jira)
  • Familiarity with test automation (Selenium, SoapUI, etc.)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Initiative and self-motivation to work independently on projects.



 Big Data Architect - 17513


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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