Sr. Big Data Engineer

Sr Data Engineer, Big Data Engineer, Cloudera), Hadoop, Spark, Spark SQL, Kafka
Contract W2, Contract Independent
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Additional Job Information: Title                : Sr. Big Data Engineer

Location         : Atlanta, GA United States

Job Description:


Client is currently seeking an experienced Sr Data Engineer – Big Data individual for their Midtown office in Atlanta, GA.  The successful candidate must have Big Data engineering experience and must demonstrate an affinity for working with others to create successful solutions.  Join a smart, highly skilled team with a passion for technology, where you will work on our state of the art Big Data Platforms (Cloudera).  They must be a very good communicator, both written and verbal, and have some experience working with business areas to translate their business data needs and data questions into project requirements.  The candidate will participate in all phases of the Data Engineering life cycle and will independently and collaboratively write project requirements, architect solutions and perform data ingestion development and support duties. 


Skills and Experience:


  • Architect, design, and build Big Data applications to support business strategies and deliver business value
  • Hands-on experience in development, leading code reviews and testing, and working on proofs of concept using latest big data technologies
  • Advanced proficiency in SQL, data ingestion frameworks, data modeling, and working with big data
  • Mentor and inspire Junior team members
  • Willingness to learn new technologies constantly, and work/guide other team members
  • 7+ years of overall IT experience
  • 5+ years of experience as a Data Engineer or in a similar role
  • 3+ years of experience with Big Data tools/technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Spark SQL, Kafka, Sqoop, Hive, S3, HDFS, or Cloud platforms e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Platform, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience with high-velocity high-volume stream processing: Apache Kafka and Spark Streaming
    • Experience with real-time data processing and streaming techniques using Spark structured streaming and Kafka
    • Deep knowledge of troubleshooting and tuning Spark applications
  • 3+ years of experience with data ingestion from Message Queues (Tibco, IBM, etc.) and different file formats across different platforms like JSON, XML, CSV
  • 3+ years of experience building, testing, and optimizing ‘Big Data’ data ingestion pipelines, architectures, and data sets
  • 2+ years of experience with Kudu and Impala
  • 2+ years of experience with Scala (and/or Python) and PySpark/Scala-Spark
  • 2+ years of experience with NoSQL databases, including HBASE and/or Cassandra
  • Knowledge of Unix/Linux platform and shell scripting is a must
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills


           Preferred (Not Required):  

  • Experience with Cloudera/Hortonworks HDP and HDF platforms
  • Strong SQL skills with ability to write intermediate complexity queries
  • Experience with GIT code versioning software
  • Experience with REST API and Web Services
  • Good business analyst and requirements gathering/writing skills



Bachelor’s Degree required.  Preferably in Information Systems, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems or related field


Best Regards, 

Sethu Mathan, MBA 

Senior Manager, IT Strategic Solution 


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7000 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd | Bldg. 11, Suite 301 

Atlanta, GA – 30328 

Dice Id : 90773857
Position Id : 7534898
Originally Posted : 4 days ago
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