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Staff Engineer, Big Data

$112000 - $175000 per year + excellent benefits
Apply 2019-06-24 15:31:26 1970-01-01 GCS Recruitment

Staff Engineer, Big Data

Date posted: June 24, 2019
$112000 - $175000 per year + excellent benefits
Pennsylvania, North America
Job description

For one of our clients in the Medical Devices Industry, we are seeking an experienced Staff Architect/Engineer, Big Data.

Do you want to be part of a team that has a significant impact on patient care, healthcare spend, and population health management? Our client has an opening for a passionate and hands-on Big Data Architect/Staff Engineer to join their Software Engineering Team, located in Cranberry Township (PA).

As a platform team member, you will work with a team of engineers on their cloud data platform that streams data from a variety of health care software and hardware systems in real-time to create transformational recommendations and benchmarking across their customers. Their solutions help to drive improved financial performance, compliance, and better patient outcomes. Each day you will make a positive impact on healthcare while working with the latest technologies.


  • Defines technology roadmap in support of product development roadmap
  • Lead the design, architecture, and development of multiple real-time streaming data pipelines encompassing multiple product lines and edge devices
  • Ensure proper data governance policies are followed by implementing or validating data lineage, quality checks, classification, etc.
  • Provide technical leadership to agile teams - onshore and offshore: Mentor junior engineers and new team members, and apply technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems
  • Resolve defects/bugs during QA testing, pre-production, production, and post-release patches
  • Have a quality mindset, squash bugs with a passion, and work hard to prevent them in the first place through unit testing, test-driven development, version control, continuous integration, and deployment.
  • Ability to lead change, be bold, and have the ability to innovate and challenge the status quo
  • Conduct design and code reviews
  • Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources
  • Operate within an Agile Development environment and apply the methodologies
  • Track technical debt and ensure the unintentional technical debt is not created
  • Recommends improvements to the software delivery cycle to help remove waste and impediments for the team
  • Drives, promotes and measures team performance against the sprint and project goal.
  • Works with the team to continuously improve in development practices and process
  • Troubleshoots complex problems with existing or newly-developed software
  • Mentoring and coaching of Software Engineers

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Expert knowledge of data architectures, data pipelines, real time processing, streaming, networking, and security
  • Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles
  • Advanced knowledge of Big Data querying tools, such as Pig or Hive
  • Expert understanding of Lambda Architecture, along with its advantages and drawbacks
  • Proficiency with MapReduce, HDFS
  • Experience with integration of data from multiple data sources and multiple data types

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Software Engineer
  • 12+ years' experience in software engineering with 2+ years using public cloud
  • 6+ Experience developing ETL processing flows using MapReduce technologies like Spark and Hadoop
  • 4+ years' experience developing with ingestion and clustering frameworks such as Kafka, Zookeeper, YARN
  • 4+years' experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Storm or Spark-Streaming
    • 2+ years' experience with spark structured streaming
  • 4+years' experience with various messaging systems
    • 2+ years' experience with Kafka
  • 1+ years of DevOps experience
  • 1+ years' benchmarking experience

Preferred Experience:

  • Master Degree in Engineering/IT/Computer Science
  • 1+ years' experience with DataBricks
  • 3+years' experience:
    • NoSQL databases, such as HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB
    • Big Data ML toolkits, such as Mahout, SparkML, or H2O
    • Scala or Java Language as it relates to product development.
  • 3+Years'DevOps experience in cloud technologies likeAWS,CloudFront,Kubernetes,VPC,RDS, etc
    • Management of Spark or Hadoop clusters, with all included services
  • Experience Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) /microservices

GCS Computer Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Reference: 9635_1561386686