Senior Abinitio Developer

Cynet Systems   •  

Chicago, IL

Industry: Technology


11 - 15 years

Posted 33 days ago

  by    Anne Lee

Job Title: Senior Abinitio Developer - Direct Hire / Full Time / Perm

Job Location: Chicago, IL / Houston, TX

Job Type: Full Time / Perm / Direct Hire + Benefits

Job Description:

Role Summary/Purpose:

  • We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to be part of our scrum teams and perform functional & system development for Hadoop applications for our Enterprise Data Lake initiative.
  • This is high visibility fast paced key initiative will integrate data across internal and external sources, provide analytical insights and integrate with our critical systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the agile development process
  • Develop functional and technical specifications from business requirements for the commercial platform
  • Ensure application quality and adherence to performance requirements
  • Help create project estimates and plans. Represent engineering team in project meetings and solution discussions
  • Participate code review process
  • Work with team members to achieve business results in a fast paced and quickly changing environment
  • Pair up with data engineers to develop cutting edge Analytic applications leveraging Big Data technologies: Hadoop, NoSQL, and In-memory Data Grids
  • Mentor and influence up and down the chain of command
  • Perform other duties and/or projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field (such as Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics) and a minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Minimum 5 years' experience working with and developing big data solutions
  • Experts in the following Ab Initio tools: GDE – Graphical Development Environment; Co>Operating System ; Control Center; Metadata Hub; Enterprise Meta>Environment; Enterprise Meta>Environment Portal; Acquire>It; Express>It; Conduct>It; Data Quality Environment; Query>It.
  • Hands-on experience on writing shell scripts, complex sql queries, Hadoop commands, and Git
  • Ability to write abstracted, reusable code components
  • Programming experience in at least two of the following languages: Scala, Java or Python

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong business acumenCritical Thinking and Creativity
  • Performance tuning experience
  • Experience in developing Hive, Sqoop, Spark, Kafka, HBase on Hadoop
  • Familiar with Ab Initio, Hortonworks, Zookeeper, and Oozie is a plus
  • Willingness to learn new technologies quickly
  • Superior oral, and written communication skills, as well as the willingness to collaborate across teams of internal and external technical staff, business analysts, software support and operations staff.
  • Strong business acumen including a broad understanding of Synchrony Financial business processes and practices