Sample Big Data Developer Job Description

Job Description

Do you love to program? Are you excited about new technology experimentation? Are you looking for a new challenge that stretches your talents? Then this could be the role for you.

At [CompanyX], we are looking for a Big Data Developer that loves solving complex problems across a full spectrum of technologies. You will help ensure our technological infrastructure operates seamlessly in support of our business objectives. 

Objectives of this Role

  • Develop and implement data pipelines that extracts, transforms and loads data into an information product that helps to inform the organization in reaching strategic goals
  • Work on ingesting, storing, processing and analyzing large data sets
  • Create scalable and high-performance web services for tracking data
  • Translate complex technical and functional requirements into detailed designs 
  • Investigate and analyze alternative solutions to data storing, processing etc. to ensure most streamlined approaches are implemented
  • Serve as a mentor to junior staff by conducting technical training sessions and reviewing project outputs

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain data pipelines implementing ETL processes
  • Take responsibility for Hadoop development and implementation
  • Work closely with a data science team implementing data analytic pipelines
  • Help define data governance policies and support data versioning processes
  • Maintain security and data privacy working closely with Data Protection Officer internally
  • Analyze a vast number of data stores and uncover insights

Skills and Qualifications

  • Experience in Python, Spark and Hive
  • Understanding of data warehousing and data modeling techniques
  • Knowledge of industry-wide analytical and visualization tools (Tableau and R)
  • Strong data engineering skills on the Azure Cloud Platform is essential
  • Streaming frameworks like Kafka
  • Knowledge of core Java, Linux, SQL, and any scripting language 
  • Good interpersonal skills and positive attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in computer sciences, maths or engineering
  • Expertise in ETL methodology of Data Extraction, Transformation and Load processing in corporate wide ETL solution design using Data Stage