Senior Big Data Engineer

Weehawken, NJ, USA

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You are curious, persistent, logical and clever – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a Senior Big Data Engineer. Scroll down to learn more about the position’s responsibilities and requirements.

We are planning to form a data research team able to make sense of financial bank data, work with our client's stakeholders to discuss findings and firm up business rules, and productize findings in production code.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop proposals for implementation and design of scalable big data architecture;
  • Develop scalable production ready data integration and processing solutions;
  • Convert large volumes of structured and unstructured customer data;
  • Design, implement, and deploy high-performance, custom applications at scale on Hadoop;
  • Work closely with data analysts and development stakeholders to transform data operations;
  • Design, document, and implement data lake and data stream processing;
  • Support the testing, deployment, and support of data processes;
  • Understand when to use data streams vs data lakes;
  • Design and implement support tools for data process;
  • Benchmark systems, analyze bottlenecks and propose solutions to eliminate them;
  • Articulate and align fellow team members to data process designs.

What You Have

  • HDFS;
  • Spark;
  • Cassandra - optional;
  • Java services;
  • Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles;
  • Management of Hadoop cluster (Cloudera preferred), with all included services;
  • Ability to solve any ongoing issues with operating the cluster;
  • Proficiency with Hadoop v2, MapReduce, HDFS, Sqoop;
  • Good knowledge of big data querying tools, such as Pig, Hive, and Impala.

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance (Subsidized);
  • Health Savings Account;
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Healthcare, Dependent Care, Commuter);
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability (Company Provided);
  • Life and AD&D Insurance (Company Provided);
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Matched 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan;
  • Paid Time Off;
  • Legal Plan and Identity Theft Protection;
  • Accident Insurance;
  • Employee Discounts;
  • Pet Insurance.