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Big Data Engineer

TEK Connexion
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Big Data Engineer


Contract / CTH

Will start Remote then transition onsite

Software Engineer II (Big Data Engineer)


  • Develop scalable streaming solutions based on Apache Spark and Apache Kafka using Scala and Java
  • Design, architect, optimize, and refactor code to maximize performance
  • Write comprehensive automated unit tests
  • Inform and encourage the technical growth of the team
  • Support existing programs and modules from both debugging and enhancement perspectives
  • Participate in code reviews and extensive unit testing
  • Write technical documents as part of established methodology
  • Write functional and technical specification documents and collaborate with systems analysts and product owner to ensure solutions align with business objectives
  • Work closely with Q/A team and internal users


  • Requires a four-year degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Computer/Electrical Engineering or related discipline
  • At least five years of experience in systems analysis and programming, addressing unique issues of architecture and data management
  • Experience to work at the highest technical level of all phases of systems analysis and programming activity across the full scope of software development cycle
  • Experience with Spark, Scala or similar functional programming language
  • Experience with Hadoop data stores and formats like Hive, HBase, and Parquet
  • REST-based Web service development experience
  • Experience with the JVM
  • Experience with SQL and RDBMS technologies
  • Experience building scalable solutions
  • Experience with automated unit testing
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

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