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SkillStorm is seeking a Big Data Developer for our client in Toronto, Ontario. Candidates must be able to work on SkillStorm's W2; not a C2C position. EOE, including disability/vets.

Description:

  • The position is for a senior big data developer to work in the Client’s Prime Brokerage technology group. The successful candidate will join an established agile team to work on new applications.

Qualifications:

  • At least 7+ years of experience in working with big data technologies like Hive, Hadoop, Impala, Hbase
  • Experience in real-time messaging solutions like Kafka, Amps etc
  • Working knowledge of data serialization and data exchange services like Avro.
  • Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases: Oracle, Hive, Impala
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL)
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets and datasets in JSON,XML format , parquet etc
  • Build processes supporting data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring stability by designing, tuning, monitoring and troubleshooting databases with large amounts of data (Terabytes) and high transaction rates
  • Support IT initiatives through sql analysis, schema revisions, and capacity forecasting
  • Homogenize the performance of the database and optimize system resources
  • Support efforts related to the proper protection from corruption & encryption of sensitive information
  • Perform spike/proof of concept as necessary to mitigate risk or implement new ideas.
  • Performing root cause analysis on data and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Coordinating with offshore developers
  • Contribute to story refinement/defining requirements.
  • Code solutions and unit tests to deliver a requirement/story per the defined acceptance criteria and compliance requirements.
  • Assists team with resolving technical complexities involved in realizing story work.
  • Design/develop/modify architecture components, application interfaces, and solution enablers while ensuring principal architecture integrity is maintained.
  • Design/develop/maintain automated test suites (integration, regression, performance).
  • Set up and develops a continuous integration/continuous delivery pipeline.
  • Mentor other Software Engineers and coach team on big data technologies.

Good to Have:

• Knowledge about Cloudera platform

  • Big data
  • Impala
  • HDFS
  • SQL
  • Hive
  • 7-10years

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