Big Data Engineer

Location: San Francisco, CA
Do you know Big Data?

As a Senior Big Data Engineer you will work with web services, messaging and Big Data technologies.  
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Design and build Big Data Platform that is fault-tolerant and scalable.
  • Participate in API-based integration and back-end based build-out of data architecture and pipeline.
  • Develop, refine and scale data management and analytics procedures, systems, workflows, best practices and other issues.
  • Development of data-driven products.
  • Visualize and communicate data clearly for use both internally and externally.
  • Collaborate with our engineers to produce excellent products for Plum clients as well as streamline internal processes.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • 3+ years experience in building scalable, high-performance, reliable, highly available and large distributed systems with high degree of autonomy.
  • Experience in working with big data technologies such as Spark, Hadoop ecosystems, Kafka, Zookeeper, Elasticsearch, Yarn, MapReduce, Storm, HBase and Cassandra.
  • Experience in SQL based technologies such as MySQL and have solid understanding of NoSQL solutions such as MongoDB and DynamoDB.
  • Understanding of data flows, data architecture and processing of structured and unstructured data.
  • Experience with AWS cloud services such as EC2, RDS, S3, EMR and Redshift.
  • Experience with data mining concepts, machine learning algorithms and basic statistics.
  • Understanding of Social API integration (Facebook, Twitter, Google).
  • Proficiency in high level language such as Java, Scala or Python.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux / UNIX systems.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit as well as passion for solving difficult challenges through innovation and creativity, with a strong focus on results.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline.
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas for this job.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge of Text Mining and NLP techniques.
  • Experience with Graph database like Neo4j or Titan and web crawler such as Apache Nutch.
  • Experience with HTML/Javascript/XPath and other web technologies.
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