Sr. Big Data / Web Services Engineer in Boston, MA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

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Job #:  884984



Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.

Apex has an opportunity for a Senior Big Data/Web Services Engineer role in the Boston, MA area. This is a 6+ month contract position and the pay rate is flexible depending on experience. Here are the details: 

For applicants who are interested in this Senior Big Data/Web Services Engineer opportunity; please send a Word resume to Claudio Baccari, Senior Professional Recruiter-Application Delivery Lead (ADL), at

Position: Senior Big Data/Web Services Engineer 

Apex Job ID: 884984

Location: Boston, MA

Rate: Negotiable based on experience

Duration: 6+ month contract.

Position Description:

Our client is a Large Financial Company located in the Boston, MA area that is looking for a Senior Big Data/Web Services Engineer on a 6+ month W2 contract position.

The Skills You Bring

  • You have passion for the financial markets, products and processes
  • You have prior experience in building cluster computing methods executing on the cloud with innovative front-end visualizations.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills, effective in interacting with both technical and non-technical professionals
  • You have proficient knowledge related to API design and documentation
  • You have meticulous attention to detail and unquestioned integrity
  • You have experience or a desire to learn Data/business analysis (using advanced SQL)
  • You are interested in Mathematical/statistical/ML languages and platforms (such as R,, Octave, Matlab, Weka, SAS); experience using cloud infrastructure.
  • You have a desire to work with interactive web tools and quick prototyping with visualization
  • You are interested in Big data tools and languages (such as Spark, MapReduce, SQL, Hive)

The Value You Deliver

  • Hands-on software engineering excellence in Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) design and development, Big Data/Cloud Computing, best-in-class Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions and pioneering digital experience in web and mobile front-end technologies.
  • Hands-on BigData ETL and streaming technology implementation
  • Iterative UI development, in-memory Big Data and cluster computing techniques, and real-time data streaming methods.
  • Extend expertise in multi-variate statistical modeling, predictive machine learning methods and advanced portfolio optimization techniques.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field

4+ years’ experience working in the financial and investments industry with web services and UI development

Experience with AWS, Azure or other cloud technologies

Experience with building computer algorithms in Java, Scala, Python or R

Experience with SQL or PL/SQL development

Hands-on experience with UI packages such as Kendo, Angular, Shiny, JQuery and HTML

Additional Requirements:

Must be able to pass a background check and drug test

Additional Benefits:

Health and Medical benefits options

Apex Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female and minority applicants to apply.

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