Big Data Engineer

Cognizant
Cognizant

Job Overview

We are looking for a Python/AWS Senior Developer. This is a client facing role & the candidate will have regular interactions with various client managers. Candidate with 5+ years of experience in a Data Engineer role, who has attained a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Informatics, Information Systems or another quantitative field. They should also have working experience using the following software/tools: Responsibilities: Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture, Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements. Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability etc. Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using SQL and AWS Big data technologies. Build analytics tools that utilize the data pipeline to provide actionable insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics. Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs. Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader. Required Technologies Strong Programming experience with object-oriented/object function scripting languages: Python, AWS etc. Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Apache Spark, etc. Experience with AWS cloud services: S3, EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift Experience with stream-processing systems: Storm, Spark-Streaming, etc. Experience with relational SQL, Snowflake and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra. Preferred Skills: Python, PySpark, Scala, Hadoop, Apache Spark, Kafka, and AWS. This position would not support visa sponsorship now or in future. Client will consider resources working from Chicago, IL; Wilmington, DE; Plano, TX; or McLean, VA. Technical Skills SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd. 1 Amazon Web Services PL1 Required 2 Python PL1 Required * Proficiency Legends Proficiency Level Generic Reference PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels. PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects. PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects. PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.

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