Big Data Specialist

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Eagle is currently seeking a Big Data Specialist. This is a six (6) month, contract position scheduled to start in October.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Participating in all aspects of Big Data solution delivery life cycle including analysis, design, development, testing, production deployment, and support;
  • Developing standardized practices for delivering new products and capabilities using Big Data technologies, including data acquisition, transformation, and analysis;
  • Ensuring Big Data practices integrate into overall data architectures and data management principles (e.g. data governance, data security, metadata, data quality);
  • Creating formal written deliverables and other documentation, and ensuring designs, code, and documentation are aligned with enterprise direction, principles, and standards;
  • Training and mentoring teams in the use of the fundamental components in the Hadoop stack;
  • Assisting in the development of comprehensive and strategic business cases used at management and executive levels for funding and scoping decisions on Big Data solutions;
  • Troubleshoot production issues within the Hadoop environment;
  • Performance tuning of a Hadoop processes and applications;
  • Identifying requirements to apply design patterns like self-documenting data vs. schema-on-read; and,
  • Playing a leading role in the delivery of multiple end-to-end projects using Hadoop as the data platform. 

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Computer Information Systems;
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience Building Java apps;
  • Minimum two (2) years of building and coding applications using Hadoop components - HDFS, Hbase, Hive, Sqoop, Flume etc.;
  • Minimum two (2) years of coding Java Scala / Spark, Python, Pig programming, Hadoop Streaming, HiveQL;
  • Minimum four (4) years understanding of traditional ETL tools & Data Warehousing architect;
  • Strong personal leadership and collaborative skills, combined with comprehensive, practical experience and knowledge in end-to-end delivery of Big Data solutions;
  • Proficiency in SQL/HiveQL;
  • Hands on expertise in Linux/Unix and scripting skills;
  • Strong in-memory database and Apache Hadoop distribution knowledge (e.g. HDFS, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Flume, Oozie, Spark);
  • Experience and proficiency in coding skills relevant for Big Data (e.g. Java, Scala, Python, Perl, SQL, Pig, Hive-QL);
  • Proficiency with SQL, NoSQL, relational database design and methods;
  • Deep understanding of techniques used in creating and serving schemas at the time of consumption;
  • Successful track record in solution development and growing technology partnerships;
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex technical ideas, regardless of the technical capacity of the audience;
  • Strong inter-personal and communication skills including written, verbal, and technology illustrations;
  • Experience working with multiple clients and projects at a time;
  • Knowledge of predictive analytics techniques (e.g. predictive modeling, statistical programming, machine learning, data mining, data visualization);
  • Familiarity with different development methodologies (e.g. waterfall, agile, XP, scrum);
  • Demonstrated capability with business development in big data infrastructure business;
  • Ability to proactively plan work over multiple timeframes – week-months-year and juggle multiple priorities and deliver as per commitments; 
  • Ability to plan and execute complex tasks without supervision, identify potential roadblocks and mobilize resources to remove them and achieve goals; 
  • Ability to identify and analyze complex problem, identify root cause, provide detailed description and plan, design and deliver workaround/solution; 
  • Ability to evaluate without supervision the effort & time required to complete a deliverable and/or task thru collaboration, teamwork, honesty, commitment and respect; 
  • High comfort level interviewing non-technical people to gather/discuss requirements; 
  • Wireless/Telecom Operations and Engineering business Knowledge including basic understanding of Radio access, Core network and Value added Services technologies and configurations;
  • Bilingualism (French/English) who has the capacity to adapt his communication to most of the situations and audience (an asset); and,
  • Experience in Exadata and other RDBMS (an asset).

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

  • Posted On: October 11, 2017
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 51400
  • Location: Montreal QC