Data Engineer II

Location: Pittsburgh

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

JOB SUMMARY:  A Data Engineer II is responsible for coding and continuous testing of complex modules and applications in support of our platform. This role will also be charged with understanding and interpreting requirements to contribute to the technical architecture and the associated design documents.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Writing, debugging, unit testing, and performance test code in the data access layer in accordance with our standards. • As an agile team member, participate in code reviews, design reviews, etc. • Utilize domain driven techniques and design patterns to build and contribute to technical design. • Develop and maintain strong knowledge of implemented requirements and detailed application behaviors. • Assists in the development and training of SE I.

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s computer information technology, computer science, management required • Master’s preferred

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS:  Strong understanding and familiarity working in the Linux operating environment. • Familiarity and experience executing several software development methodologies and life cycles preferred. • 5+ years of developing software using object-oriented or functional language experience 5+ years of SQL • 2+ years working with open source Big Data technology stacks (Apache Nifi, Spark, Kafka, HBase, Hadoop/HDFS, Hive, Drill, Pig, etc.) or commercial open source Big Data technology stacks (Hortonworks, Cloudera, etc.) • 3+ years with document databases (e.g. MongoDB, Accumulo, etc.) • 3+ years of experience using Agile development processes (e.g. developing and estimating user stories, sprint planning, sprint retrospectives, etc.) • 2+ years of distributed version control system (e.g. git) 3+ years of experience in cloud-based development and delivery • Familiarity with distributed computing patterns, techniques, and technologies (e.g. ESB) • Familiarity with continuous delivery technologies (e.g. Puppet, Chef, Ansible, Docker, Vagrant, etc.) • Familiarity with build automation and continuous integration tools (e.g. Maven, Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.) • Familiarity with Agile process management tools (e.g. Atlassian Jira) • Familiarity with test automation (Selenium, SoapUI, etc.) • Good software development and Object Oriented programming skills. • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work with end users to transform requests into robust solutions. • Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Initiative and self-motivation to work independently on projects.

WORK ENVIRONMENT and TRAVEL:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term “qualified individual with a disability” means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.