Principal Big Data Engineer in Phoenix, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 11/13/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Phoenix, AZ
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

VOLT is seeking a Principal Big Data Engineer in Phoenix, AZ to support Client’s analytics/informatics technologies team and build/implement breakthrough solutions that help improve the delivery. 

The Principal Big Data Engineer develops parallel data-intensive systems using Big Data technologies.

  • He/she exhibits an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness and applies and/or develops highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts.
  • He/she is viewed as an expert in the field.

Responsibilities can include

  • Establishes Data Lake in AWS cloud environment with APIs to access various tiers of data.
  • Works with the full open source Hadoop stack to include cluster management, data repositories, analytics software, and schedulers.
  • Works in public, private or government cloud environments to build scalable systems.
  • Determines the appropriate database given the data and analytics needs, whether file structures, relational databases including NewSQL, non-relational NoSQL databases including in-memory databases.
  • Establishes the extraction of data from legacy data systems into the proposed solution to be able to transfer as required externally with other systems and or organizations and understands Data Governance for Normalizing, Cleansing and Standardizing the legacy data for retrieval and viewing purposes.
  • Optimizes the distribution of data across nodes and the performance of NoSQL repositories and is familiar with installing in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Government Cloud environment.
  • Identifies performance bottle-necks and evaluates scaling benchmarks.
  • Participates with senior management to establish strategic plans and objectives.
  • Acts independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of operational programs.
  • Recommends technological application programs to accomplish long-range objectives.

Bachelor's degree and 5 years or more experience; Masters and 3 years or more experience; 

  • Must have experience in at least 5 (five) the following technologies.
    • AWS Government Cloud
    • Amazon RedShift
    • Amazon RDS Aurora
    • NetApp
    • Data Warehousing
    • Data Lakes
    • QLIK
    • Tableau
    • Talend
    • Informatica
    • Red Hat OpenShift and Ansible
    • Python
    • Spark

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.