Big Data Engineer

Confidential Company  •  Woodland Hills, CA

IT Consulting/Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/30/17
Woodland Hills, CA
IT Consulting/Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/30/17

Position Title: Big Data Engineer

Location: Woodland Hills, CA

Job Function

  • Build understanding of data sources and downstream systems
  • Liaise with key stakeholders to understand requirements, business definitions and the potential value of different data
  • Design and document and implement suitable solutions for loading, piping and exposing data from multiple sources
  • Design and build well-engineered data systems to support analytical needs using Google Cloud Platform (Cloud DataFlow, BigQuery, BigTable) but candidate with AWS Big Data Platform is considered
  • Assure accuracy of data processing and outputs through consistently high software development skills, adherence to best practice, thorough testing and peer reviews
  • Habitually approach problem solving with creativity and resourcefulness; carefully evaluate risks and determine correct courses of action when completing tasks


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or closely related discipline
  • Demonstrable professional experience designing, building, and maintaining data systems and processes using cloud-based platforms (Google BigQuery and Cloud DataFlow extremely desirable; AirFlow is a big plus), including experience working in Unix/Linux operating systems and tools.
  • Expertise using cloud-based systems and services to acquire and deliver data via APIs and flat files
  • Demonstrable, hands-on professional software development skills using Java. Python is a plus. 
  • Extensive hand-on experienceworking with data using SQL
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to clearly present ideas, concepts, and solutions
  • Demonstrated willingness and ability to effectively work with various team members when gathering requirements, delivering solutions, and eliciting suggestions and feedback
  • Extremely quick learner both in terms of new technical skills and acquiring domain knowledge
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