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Sr. Back End Developer
Richfield, Minnesota  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on October 18, 2021
Job Id #50631 Posted September 16, 2021

Job Description: Tell us about your department:
  • We are the Client Enterprise Data Platform Engineering team, that is tasked with creating a unified data platform in poly-cloud environment, connecting all customer interactions, touchpoints and transactions. 
  • We collect, process and store data flowing from multiple source systems for improved access and real-time usage of data for discovery, sharing insights across enterprise and power many machine learning use cases. 
  • We are committed to delivering the high-quality software at the right time, using latest tools and technologies and agile delivery practices to achieve those goals.
Project Description:
  • This is part of Actional Intelligence team within EDP that is tasked with building new Feature Store Platform to collaborate and reuse insights/features that help Data Scientists/Product Teams in building and deploying Machine Learning models for various use cases across enterprise within a short time.
Position Summary/Job Description:
  • We are seeking experienced Data Engineers with experience in Java/Groovy/Python and building data platforms with real time Streaming & Batch ingestions and ETL pipelines, preferably in Google Cloud Platform. 
  • Our technology stack includes Google Cloud Dataflow, BigQuery, Pub-Sub, Kafka, Cassandra, Spring, Micronaut, OpenShift, Kubernetes.
 How much time will the resource spend pair programming? 
  • 25%
Skills Overview:
What are the top five skills and number of years of experience required to perform this job?
  • At least five to ten years of relevant systems software engineering experience and a BS/MS in computer science or engineering (or equivalent professional experience).
  • Experience in design and building high performance, highly resilient and scalable distributed systems.
  • Experience in building complex data pipelines using GCP dataflow or any other Streaming frameworks.
  • Experience with service development, SQL & NoSQL databases, Kafka or other Queuing technologies.
  • Experience with TDD, Agile, Paired Programming and Aggressive Refactoring.
  • The ability to prioritize effectively, communicate clearly, attention to detail and high level of commitment.
What are some preferred/nice to have skills the manager is looking for?
  • Any level of experience with programming languages like Groovy or Python is a plus.
  • Any level of experience with building Real time Stream Processing applications is a plus.
  • Any level of experience with Google Cloud Platform is a plus.
  • Any level of experience with NoSQL data stores (Redis, Cassandra, etc.) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of modern Deployment tools such as Docker, Openshift/Kubernetes.
  • Ability and aptitude to dig into and solve challenging problems and proactively avoid problems.
  • Enthusiastic and excited about technology.
  • Open and honest and willing to share and accept feedback and ideas.
  • Aren't afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty with the rest of the team.
  • Strive to constantly improve yourself and your team.

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