Principal Data Engineer

Principal Data Engineer

Job Title: Principal Data Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Utah, USA
Salary: US$150000.00 - US$200000.00 per annum
Reference: HQ00074003_1528409346
Contact Name: Sam Evans
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 07, 2018 23:09

Job Description

Principal Data Engineer
Location: South Jordan, UT / Salt Lake City, UT
I am currently recruiting for a very exciting new opportunity for a Principal Data Engineer for a global leading Advanced Analytics consultancy for the Emerging Technologies Practice (AI & Deep Learning). The Practice is responsible for implementing and managing a set of global standards for Practice operations related to thought leadership, Practice management, career progression and development of core tools and processes for client engagements.
As a member of the team, you will work with--and learn from--the best people in the industry as you help clients define their Big Data and Analytics strategy, architect and implement these road maps, and bring to life revolutionary new analytics and insights.
Our teams value collaboration and professional growth whether it's learning an industry when traveling to work with customers, creating new and never-been-done before solutions, or speaking at conferences about our clients' accomplishments and successes. They believe in developing our people to be expert technologists and thought leaders in the Big Data space!
You will:
Work in a presales capacity to define, design and defend complex solutions that you helped to architect/create to some of the World's most prestigious clients.
Provide technical direction to a world class engineering team
Collaborate with Sales and Client Partners to develop new business and manage existing client relationships
Design and develop code, scripts, data pipelines, and analytical applications that leverage structured and unstructured data
Participate in and lead requirements and design workshops with our clients
Must be adept at sizing and estimating new projects, as well supporting new business development.
Mentoring junior members on the team in application architecture, design and development best practices
Help establish thought leadership in the big data space by contributing to white-papers, technical commentary and representing our company at industry conferences.
5+ years of experience leading technical teams
Proven expertise in production software development
7+ years of experience programming in Java
Unix experience
Prior experience with Hadoop, HBase, Hive, and Map/Reduce or Spark
Experience with other programming languages (Python, C, C++, etc.)
Proficiency in SQL, NoSQL, relational database design and methods
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience building complex and non-interactive systems (batch, streaming, distributed, etc.
Ideally you would have:
Prior consulting experience
Experience with Hadoop, Hive, Spark
Experience with cloud based architectures such as AWS and Azure
Service Oriented Architecture: ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, JBoss, J2EE, etc.
Dynamic and/or functional languages (Python, Ruby, Scala, Clojure, etc.)
Linux expertise
Familiarity with different development methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall, XP, scrum, etc)

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