Lead Data Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Oct 20, 2017
Dec 17, 2017
Business, Engineering
Employment Status
Full Time
JOIN US AS A LEAD DATA ENGINEERPRIMARY FUNCTIONThe Lead Data Engineer/DevOps Engineer is responsible for the development of high performance, distributed computing tasks using Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, NoSQL, text mining and other distributed environment technologies based on the needs of the organization. Also responsible for analyzing, designing, programing, debugging and modifying software enhancements and/or new products used in distributed, large scale analytics solutions. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESDesigning and Implementation·       Assist in the definition of software architecture to ensure that the online organization's software solutions are built within a consistent framework·       Assist in the decision-making process related to the selection of software architecture solutions·       Implement architectures to handle web-scale data and its organization·       Execute strategies that inform data design and architecture in partnership with enterprise-wide standards ·       Assist in creating documents that ensure consistency in development across the online organization.  Implements and improves core software infrastructure·       Develop interactive dashboards, reports, and analysis templates·       Implement and support a platform that can provide ad-hoc access to large datasetsScope of Work·       Translate strategic requirements to ensure effective solutions meet business requirements.·       Provide consultation on complex programs·       Review and approve specifications to ensure consistency in approach and use·       Assist partners as a technical and business-savvy resource to software engineering personnel on a range of software design issues ·       Perform systems and applications performance characterization and trade-off studies through analysis and simulation·       Research improvements in coding standardsJOB REQUIREMENTSMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
  • 5-7 years' experience in developing software applications including: analysis, design, coding, testing, deploying and supporting of applications
  • BS degree in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or area of study related to data sciences and data mining
  • Proficient in application/software architecture (Definition, Business Process Modeling, etc.)
  • Responsible for Operations of the complete BigData Ecosystem
  • The role will be responsible for providing innovative operational solutions and best practices 
  • Troubleshoot live site issues, engage appropriate parties, and drive through to resolution
  • Handle escalations and communicate with users and partners
  • Collaborate with teams and partners to improve the overall operational maturity of Big Data ecosystem
  • Experience with operational aspects of platforms such as monitoring and alerts management, availability, capacity management and service management