Associate, Big Data Software Engineer in Philadelphia, PA

KPMG   •  

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Industry: Finance & Insurance

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Less than 5 years

Posted 55 days ago

Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Lighthouse – KPMG's Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics – has both applied data science, AI, and big data architecture capabilities. Here, you'll work with a diverse team of sophisticated data and analytics professionals to explore the solutions for clients in a platform-diverse environment. This means your ability to find answers is limited only by your creativity in leveraging a vast array of techniques and tools. Be a part of a high-energy, diverse, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. For you, that translates into the chance to work on a wide range of projects – covering technologies and solutions from AI to optimization – and the power to have a real impact in the business world. So, bring your creativity and pioneering spirit to KPMG Lighthouse.

Responsibilities:

  • Rapidly prototype, implement, and optimize architectures to tackle the Big Data and Data Science needs for a variety of Fortune 1000 corporations and other major organizations
  • Develop modular code base to solve “real” world problems and conduct regular peer code reviews to ensure code quality and compliance following best practices in the industry
  • Work in cross-disciplinary teams with KPMG industry professionals to understand client needs and ingest rich data sources (social media, news, internal/external documents, emails, financial data, and operational data)
  • Research, experiment, and utilize leading Big Data methodologies (Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Netezza, SAP HANA, and Amazon Web Services) with cloud/on premise/hybrid hosting solutions; Provide proficient documentation and operating guidance for users at all levels
  • Help drive the process for pursuing innovations, target solutions, and extendable platforms for Lighthouse, KPMG, and client while promoting KPMG brand in the broader data analytics community
  • Participate in developing and presenting thought leadership, and help in ensuring that the Lighthouse technology stack incorporates and is optimized for using specific technologies

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year of relevant software development experience in multiple programming languages and technologies, preferably related to professional services; Ability to work with other technical team members to assess needs, provide assistance and resolve technical problems
  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree from an accredited college/university in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related fields
  • Market-leading fluency in several programming languages (Python, Scala, or Java), with the ability to pick up new languages and technologies quickly; Understanding of cloud and distributed systems principles (load balancing, networks, scaling, in-memory vs. disk) and experience with large-scale big data methods (MapReduce, Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Impala, or Storm); Full-stack development capability is preferred
  • Experience with: object-oriented design, coding, and testing patterns; as well as engineering (commercial or open source) software platforms and large-scale data infrastructures; Understand programming methodologies (version control, testing, QA) and development methodologies (Waterfall and Agile)
  • Familiarity with: different architecture patterns of development (Event Driven, SOA, micro services, functional programming, Lambda); Working under Unix/Linux environment or .NET; Source code management systems (GIT and SVN)
  • Ability to travel up to eighty percent of the time; Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future


Valid Through: 2019-11-12