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Senior System Engineer
Ref No.: 17-04394
Location: Dallas, Texas
Immediate need for a Senior System Engineer with experience in the Airlines Industry. This is a 06 months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Dallas, TX. Please review the job description below:

Job ID: 17-04394

Key Responsibilities:
  • Partners with different areas within Technology and across the company to lead various activities required to support the Technology Roadmap.
  • Personally responsible for driving analysis, recommendations, and delivery across many Enterprise Data Technology capabilities.
  • This Senior System Engineer will report under Product Solutions Enterprise Data & Analytics. He/she will work with application development and infrastructure teams to ensure highly performing large-scale data infrastructures that utilize Gemfire in-memory technology are maintained and promoted throughout the environment and that all incoming and ongoing projects that utilize the Gemfire in-memory data grid conform to desired standards for enterprise architecture and meet standards for accuracy, consistency, and reliability.
  • Designs and builds the Gemfire in-memory data grid solution and supports the installation, customization, and integration of the solution.
  • Advises on tactical performance and tuning of Gemfire in-memory data grids
  • Develops and documents strategies, policies, and best practices for the customer
  • Partner with appropriate infrastructure team regarding solution design to ensure high scalability and availability
  • Partner with development and production support teams to help research, analyze, test, and drive the implementation of Gemfire in-memory technologies to meet SWA technology business needs
  • Prepares technical design and implementation design documents and works with project management to ensure all project requirements are met.
  • Assists the development and production support teams with analysis and troubleshooting, fine tuning the application and identifying performance improvement opportunities
Qualification and Technology Experience:
  • 4 year college degree in Business, Computer Science, Information Technology or related field or equivalent education preferred.
  • Prior experience as a Gemfire administrator, developer, or architect
  • Gemfire or In-Memory cache deployment experience
  • Candidate must have application development skills with agile development methodology
  • Candidate must have strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex issues in a structured and concise manner.
  • Must have experience implementing in-memory cache technologies
  • Must have experience with using and applying the Agile development methodology
  • Must have the ability to assume a high level of responsibility and to work independently in a cross-functional, team-oriented environment.
  • Must have the ability to properly manage highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Must have the ability to contend with the range and complexity of large business problems.
  • Must have the ability to plan and support large business initiatives.
  • Must have the ability to partner and work effectively with multiple levels of management to develop and implement Company plans.
  • Must be proficient in developing and delivering presentations to medium-to-large audiences including senior leadership.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, ppt, etc)
Preferred Skills:
  • Pivotal Big Data Suite including HAWQ & Gemfire XD
  • Hortonworks or Cloudera Distribution including Hadoop (CDH) – Hbase, Impala
  • Greenplum database and related technologies such as Postgres; or experience with other MPP platforms
  • NoSQL technologies such as Cassandra or MongoDB
  • BI Tools such as Tableau and SAP Business Objects
  • Data Transformation such as Sqoop, or Flume
  • Multiple database technologies such as Oracle and Teradata
  • Object oriented design, coding, and testing patterns
Our client is a leading Airlines Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.