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Lead Spark/Big Data Developer

  • Location: Irving, 75063
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Grow your career as a Lead Spark/Big Data Developer with an innovative global bank in Irving, TX. Long-term contract with excellent growth potential. Will start working remotely until offices reopen, then will be required to be onsite 2-3 days per week.
  • Design, develop and deploy analytical and Business Intelligence solutions using Apache Spark framework along with other Big Data technologies - Hadoop, Hive, Spark (Java/Python), Kafka and other Opensource technologies.
  • Partner with business representatives, business analysts, data scientists, developers, and DBAs to deliver comprehensive business-facing analytics solutions.
  • Implement data analytics solutions on big data batch and stream processing frameworks (e.g., Spark Structured Streaming, Kafka, etc.).
  • Develop Spark jobs using Java or Python from scratch using Spark APIs for effective distributed analytic processing for solving business challenges.
  • Develop, design, and implement RESTful APIs to expose data or integrate with other internal applications or external web services.
  • Develop data sourcing and ingestion pipelines from diverse sources, large scale structured and unstructured data to support business needs.
  • Develop pipelines for machine learning model building, training and scoring.
  • Develop data processing and analytics pipelines that feed data visualization and reporting solutions.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering or similar.
  • 8+ years of application development experience with Java or Python in a hands-on technical leadership role working with distributed teams.
  • Big Data Developer who has experience with putting solutions into production and/or into web applications.
  • Has Lead experience.
  • Experience with Spark framework.
  • Experience on how to build applications using Big Data.
  • Extensive experience developing data-centric solutions with Apache Spark framework with big data technologies, distributed computing and relational databases required – Spark (Java/Python), Hadoop, Hive, Impala, SQOOP, Oozie, YARN and Oracle.
  • Experience with high performance messaging and streaming frameworks such as, Apache Kafka stream and Spark streaming preferred.
  • Expert knowledge of Core Java, JEE, Spring, Spring Batch, Hibernate. Familiarity with Spring MVC, RESTful Web services a plus.
  • Familiarity with web/application servers, Cloud, Container and Virtualization Technologies.
  • Experience with source code management tools such as Git/Bitbucket.
  • Knowledge or experience with Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning technologies (Python, Spark MLlib) a plus.
  • Familiarity with Business Intelligence and Data Visualization (MicroStrategy, Arcadia, Tableau or PowerBI) a plus.
About our client
Our client stands as one of the worlds most renowned global banks and trusted brand with over 200 years of continuously evolving financial services. Its teams provide unique insights to more than 200 million clients and enable progress all over the world. While growing your career, you will work alongside some of the smartest minds in the industry who are excited to share their knowledge and to learn from you.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

About Us

At MATRIX, we expertly match talented professionals with job opportunities to elevate careers. Since 1983, we have placed thousands of professionals at innovative clients across every industry ranging from small startups to Fortune 50 companies. It’s why we’re consistently in the top 25 of all U.S. IT staffing firms and why our consultants rate us well above the industry average, earning us ClearlyRated's Best of Staffing awards year after year. People come to us for a job, and stay with us because of our top-notch consultant care.

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