Sr. Big Data Engineer

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Big Data, Hadoop, Spark, PySpark, Python
Full Time
$110,000 - $120,000

Job Description

We are 

Synechron gives you the opportunity to embark on more than just a career. Unlike other firms, the combination of our “Power of 3” approach – business process knowledge, digital design, and core technology delivery excellence – and financial services expertise gives us a competitive edge to tackle industry problems from any vantage point. We drive transformative change by developing innovative solutions for tomorrow’s challenges and empower leading global financial firms to accelerate digital. 


Our challenge  

You’ll work on a high impact and high visibility project that enables data availability, encompasses data analytics, machine learning, and petabyte scale datasets, and provides reliable and timely access to thousands of data sources.


The Role 


  • Design, architect and support new and existing data and ETL pipelines and recommend improvements and modifications.
  • Create optimal data pipeline architecture and systems using Apache Airflow
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional and non-functional business requirements.
  • Be responsible for ingesting data into our data lake and providing frameworks and services for operating on that data including the use of Spark & Databricks.
  • Analyze, debug and correct issues with data pipelines
  • Operate on or build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL, Spark and Azure technologies.



You have:  

  • 8+ years of experience building high performance scalable enterprise analytics or data centric solutions
  • At least 5 years of experience implementing complex ETL pipelines preferably in connection with Hadoop or Spark
  • Experience working with Spark data pipeline and or streaming experience
  • Exceptional coding and design skills in Java/Scala or C#.
  • Expert in Python or can demonstrate ability to readily learn new languages and affinity for them.
  • Understand the nature of distributed systems design.
  • Hands-on experience with Azure.
  • Strong understanding & usage of algorithms and data structures.
  • Work well in a team environment and are a self-starter.
  • Ability to lead or have led teams before.
  • Expertise building and managing python libraries 


Nice to have Skills:

  • Azure Data Lake experience
  • Machine Learning expertise
  • Experience with Apache Airflow
  • Experience with C# .NET Core
  • Experience with traditional data marts/warehouses



  • BS in Computer Science / Software Engineering or equivalent experience.


We can offer you: 

  • A highly competitive compensation and benefits package
  • A multinational organization with offices in 22 global locations and the possibility to work abroad
  • Laptop and a mobile phone
  • 15 days of paid annual leave
  • Maternity & Paternity leave plans
  • A comprehensive insurance plan including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and long-/short-term disability
  • Retirement savings plans
  • A higher education certification policy
  • Internet allowance (for WFH) & commuter benefits
  • Extensive training opportunities, focused on skills, substantive knowledge, and personal development
  • On-demand Udemy for Business for all Synechron employees with free access to more than 5000 curated courses
  • Coaching opportunities with experienced colleagues from our Financial Innovation Labs (FinLabs) and Center of Excellences (CoE) groups 
  • Cutting edge projects at the world’s leading tier-one banks, financial institutions and insurance firms
  • A flat and approachable organization
  • An excellent working atmosphere: regular drinks, sports activities, offsite weekends with a young, dynamic team
  • A truly diverse, fun-loving and global work culture



Diversity & Inclusion are fundamental to our culture, and Synechron is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiative ‘Same Difference’ is committed to fostering an inclusive culture – promoting equality, diversity and an environment that is respectful to all. We strongly believe that a diverse workforce helps build stronger, successful businesses as a global company. We encourage applicants from across diverse backgrounds, race, ethnicities, religion, age, marital status, gender, sexual orientations, or disabilities to apply. We empower our global workforce by offering flexible workplace arrangements, mentoring, internal mobility, learning and development programs, and more. 

All employment decisions at Synechron are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to the applicant’s gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


Company Information

Accelerating Digital for Banks, Asset Managers, and Insurance companies.

Synechron is a leading digital transformation consulting firm focused on the financial services industry and is working to Accelerate Digital initiatives for banks, asset managers, and insurance companies around the world. Synechron uniquely delivers these firms an end-to-end Digital, Consulting and Technology capabilities with expertise in wholesale banking, wealth management and insurance as well as emerging technologies like Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and Data Science. Based in New York, the company has 22 offices around the globe, with over 13,000 employees producing over $800M+ in annual revenue. For more information please visit our company website.

Synechron's complete spectrum of Digital, Business Consulting, and Technology services include:


  • Technology Consulting
  • Systems Integration
  • Application Development & Maintenance
  • Automation
  • Enterprise Architecture & Cloud
  • Quality Assurance
  • Data & Analytics
  • IT and Database Support
  • Microservices and API Development
  • Business Process Management

Business Consulting

  • Enterprise Strategy, Architecture and Transformation
  • Client Experience and Lifecycle Management
  • Data Science, Engineering and Governance
  • Regulatory Change and Compliance
  • Finance and Risk Transformation
  • Innovation Management
  • Program Management Services


  • Experience Design
  • Deployment and DevOps
  • Emerging Technology Frameworks
    • Blockchain
    • AI Automation
    • InsurTech
    • RegTech
    • AI Data Science
    • Wealth Tech
    • Digital Ecosystems
    • InvestTech

Dice Id : 10111699
Position Id : 7495086
Originally Posted : 1 month ago

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