Lead Big Data Engineer for Ciklum Digital

Islamabad, Pakistan

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Ciklum is a Software Engineering and Solutions Company. Our 3,000+ IT professionals are located in the offices and delivery centres in Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Spain.

As Ciklum employee, you'll have the unique possibility to communicate directly with the client when working in Extended Teams. Besides, Ciklum is the place to make your tech ideas tangible. The Vital Signs Monitor for the Children’s Cardiac Center as well as Smart Defibrillator, the winner of the US IoT World Hackathon, are among the cool things Ciklumers have developed.

Ciklum is a technology partner for Google, Intel, Micron, and hundreds of world-known companies. We are looking forward to seeing you as a part of our team!

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Description

On behalf of Ciklum Digital, Ciklum is looking for a Lead Big Data Engineer to join the Islamabad team on a full-time basis.

 

You will join a highly motivated team and will be working on a modern solution for our existing client. We are looking for technology experts who want to make an impact on new business by applying best practices and taking ownership.

 

Project description:

  • The project is about Digital Transformation to enable improved customer experience around access to all aspects of legal services – the digital platform is developed for a large legal outsource company in the United States
  • The platform consists of a legal workflow management application, developed using Dynamics 365, and a data platform to drive analytics and dashboards.This platform needs to import data in batches from a number of client systems and also from the Dynamics 365 part of the application. And therefore, data needs to be cleaned, joined, transformed and made available to Power BI for reporting
  • It is a great opportunity to learn Azure best practices with the platform being 100% based in Azure cloud and work with Data Lake (Gen 2), Databricks, Data Factory, Power BI, Analysis Services, using a standard pattern ETL, data lake, data mart, OLAP model architecture

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the building, deployment, and maintenance of mission-critical analytics solutions that process data quickly at big data scales
  • Contributes to design, code, configurations, and documentation for components that manage data ingestion, real-time streaming, batch processing, data extraction, transformation, and loading across multiple data storages
  • Owns one or more key components of the infrastructure and works to continually improve it, identifying gaps and improving the platform’s quality, robustness, maintainability, and speed
  • Cross-trains other team members on technologies being developed, while also continuously learning new technologies from other team members
  • Interacts with engineering teams and ensures that solutions meet customer requirements in terms of functionality, performance, availability, scalability, and reliability
  • Performs development, QA, and dev-ops roles as needed to ensure total end to end responsibility of solutions.
  • Works directly with business analysts and data scientists to understand and support their use-cases
  • Contributes to CoE activities and community building, participate in conferences, provide excellence in exercise and best practices
  • Helps with sales activities, customer meetings, and digital services

Requirements

  • 2+ years of Big Data experience
  • 2+ years of hands-on implementation experience working with a combination of the following technologies: Hadoop, Map Reduce, Pig, Hive, Impala, Spark, Kafka, Storm, SQL and NoSQL data warehouses such as Hbase and Cassandra
  • 5+ years of experience coding in SQL, Java, Python, C# or Scala, with solid CS fundamentals including data structure and algorithm design
  • 3+ years contributing to production deployments of large backend data processing and analysis systems as a team lead
  • 2+ years of experience in cloud data platforms – Azure
  • Databricks hands-on experience (desire to learn)
  • Knowledge of BI reports and dashboards design and implementation (Qlik Sense, Power BI, Tableau or DOMO visualization tools)
  • Knowledge of SQL and MPP databases (e.g. Vertica, Netezza, Greenplum, Aster Data)
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software
  • Knowledge of Data Warehousing, design, implementation and optimization
  • Knowledge of Data Quality testing, automation and results visualization
  • Knowledge of development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience participating in an Agile software development team, e.g. SCRUM
  • Experience designing, documenting, and defending designs for key components in large distributed computing systems
  • A consistent track record of delivering exceptionally high-quality software on large, complex, cross-functional projects
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly and independently
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Engineering from a top CS program required. Masters preferred
  • Experience with supporting data scientists and complex statistical usecases highly desirable

Desirable

  • Understanding of cloud infrastructure design and implementation
  • Experience in data science and machine learning
  • Experience in backend development and deployment
  • Experience in CI/CD configuration
  • Good knowledge of data analysis in enterprises

Personal skills

  • Curious mind and willingness to work with the client in consultative manner to find areas to improve
  • Upper-Intermediate or Advanced English
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good team player, motivated to develop and solve complex tasks
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

What's in it for you

  • A Centre of Excellence is ultimately a community that allows you to improve yourself and have fun. Our centers of excellence (CoE) bring together all Ciklumers from across the organiяation to share best practices, support, advice, industry knowledge and to create a strong community
  • Close cooperation with client
  • A constant flow of new projects
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks
  • Ability to influence project technologies
  • Projects from scratch
  • Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills
  • European management style
  • Continuous self-improvement