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Big Data Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02966
Location: Rosemont, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 130,000.00 - 150,000.00 /Year

Essential Job Responsibilities
  • Ability to grasp complex problems and develop a simple yet comprehensive solution that meets or exceeds the client's expectations.
  • Ability to explain difficult or complex problems and solutions to varying audiences which allows them to understand and works to build consensus.
  • Proactively shares experiences and knowledge to help the team improve its development processes and practices.
  • Actively seeks challenging assignments, is genuinely excited by a challenge
  • Collaboration with Product Owner, Scrum Master, DevOps, developers and testers in an Agile team environment with strong respect for and cultivating agile culture
  • Develop deep expertise in the product and be passionate about creating the absolute best customer experience for the product
  • Using first-hand customer information to improve products and services according to technical and product roadmap
  • Being flexible and responsive to the client's and products changing needs
  • Continually evaluates emerging technologies to identify opportunities, trends and best practices that can be used to strengthen DMD's technology platform and development practices

Required Skills & Experience
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • Expert knowledge of Apache Spark (preferably using Java or Scala)
  • 3+ year of experience with one or more of the following Big Data technologies
    • Hadoop & HDFS
    • HiveQL, Oozie and Sqoop
    • YARN, Tez, Hive on Spark
  • Strong knowledge of Agile development methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Strong Knowledge of SQL development
  • Experience with Amazon EMR is preferred.
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience developing cloud-based software solutions
  • Creative, attention to detail, multitasking and organizational capacity
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong technical, process and problem-solving proficiency
  • Demonstrated business acumen, and cross-collaboration capabilities
  • Ability to set and deliver on priorities and deal with a degree of ambiguity
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications capabilities
  • Display organizational and emotional intelligence
  • Eager to learn, adapt and perfect your work; you seek out help and put it to good use
  • Able to hit the ground running with a can-do attitude
Additional Role Desirables
  • Big Data Certification(s)
  • Certified Scrum Master or Certified Product Owner
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence Team Collaboration Software
  • Healthcare or Pharmaceutical industry experience