Kafka / ETL Developer in Bowling Green, KY at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/23/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  851956

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilizing technical expertise; Creates system requirements, performs design and analysis, and coding and unit testing of complex to highly complex system functionality and/or defect correction across multiple platforms.
  • Identifies ideas to improve system performance and impact availability.
  • Resolves complex technical design issues.
  • Provides functional and/or technical guidance in evaluating applications systems or evaluating requests for proposals.
  • Coordinates changes and influences and prioritizes tasks with business or technical departments.
  • Analyzes and influences technical, system, and/or user requirements.
  • Identifies and creates solutions to improve system performance and availability.
  • Facilitates root cause analysis of system issues to minimize impact and future occurrences.
  • Creates system documentation/play book(s) and serves as a lead technical reviewer and contributor in requirements, design and code reviews.
  • Typically serves as a resource to the business.
  • Develops accurate estimates on work packages and ensures the accuracy of estimates developed by less experienced internal and third-party team members.
  • Analyzes and designs specifications for less experienced internal and third-party team members to execute.
  • Acts as a technical resource throughout the development life cycle.
  • May also actively contribute to the technical and soft skills development of team members.
  • Assists team leads and management with delegation of technical work packages to cross functional and third-party team members for execution through the full development life cycle.
  • Keeps management appropriately informed of progress and issues.
  • Coordinates system application transition from development teams to maintenance and production teams, and/or constructs and implements necessary controls to assure system/application traceability.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Bachelor's degree or 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree
  • 6 or more years of software development experience demonstrating depth of technical understanding within Business Intelligence, ETL, and/or Data Engineering

 

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Experience with distributed NoSQL databases and event brokers (Apache Cassandra, Kafka, Graph databases, Document Store databases)
  • Experience developing, deploying and supporting high-quality, fault-tolerant data pipelines (leveraging distributed, data movement technologies and approaches, including but not limited to ETL and streaming ingestion and processing)
  • Experience in a software engineer role, leveraging Java, Python, Scala or C++
  • Advanced distributed schema and SQL development skills including partitioning for performance of ingestion and consumption patterns
  • Experience with cloud-based data offerings (Amazon AWS, Google GCP, Microsoft Azure)
  • Experience with ETL Tools (Informatica, DataStage)
  • Experience with Big Data environments (Map-R, Pig, Hive)
  • Experience in Reporting technologies (Business Objects, Tableau)

Experience with Agile Development Methodologies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.

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