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Big Data Cloud Analytics Engineer / HADOOP Developer with AWS
Ref No.: 17-16654
Location: Creve Coeur, Missouri
Immediate need for a talented Big Data Cloud Analytics Engineer with experience in the Biotechnology Industry. This is a 12 Months Contract opportunity with long-term potential located in St. Louis, MO.  Please review the job description below:
Job ID: 17-16654
Job Title: Big Data Cloud Analytics Engineer / HADOOP Developer with AWS
Job Location: St. Louis, MO – 63146
Duration: 12 Months Contract
Direct Client

Job Description (What you will do):
• Will be part of the Analytics Technical Platform for our client that is responsible to run analytics at scale and integrate analytics with product platforms across client.
• Partner with business stakeholders to help architect and build a data transformation pipeline that serves hundreds of billions of data points on their platform leveraging global scalability and shared services of AWS, GCP and Azure
• Co-engineer solutions with the data science teams to build models thinking scale ahead, integrated with a provisioned infrastructure to serve data via APIs and streams to integrate analytics with product platforms

Experience and what you should be awesome at:
• 5+ years of software development experience in distributed systems and building large-scale applications
• Extreme programming fluency with one or more of the following languages Java, Scala, R, Python.
• Leverage open source data processing technologies like Hadoop, Kafka, Presto, Spark, Cassandra and Neo4J in our infrastructure.
• Must have at least 2 years of cloud experience. (AWS or Google Cloud Platform)
• In-depth understanding to instrument infrastructure as code via CFN templates, Ansible, container orchestration via Docker, ECS, Kubernetes in the cloud
• Independent, self-starter, strong communication, collaboration and mentoring skills
• Familiarity with file formats such as Avro and Parquet is a plus
• Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
• Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
• Associates degree plus 5 years of experience in Computer Science or other related field; or BS Degree

Bonus Points:
• Agriculture, genetics, bioinformatics domain knowledge
• Operations Research modeling platforms such as IBM ODME
• Experience with search/analytics tools such as ELK, Solr
• Knowledge of AI and Deep Learning domain and exposure to CloudML, TensorFlow, Theano, Neon etc
Our client is a leading Biotechnology Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration