Big Data Platform Engineer in Bristol, CT at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/8/2019

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    Bristol, CT
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Job Description

Our client, a major Media & Entertainment company, is seeking a Big Data Platform Engineer, to work on cutting-edge data projects. You will build VERY cool things, and work on a DevOps team working in a modern data platform environment.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Big Data Platform Engineer:

  • Build software across the cutting-edge data platform
  • Ensure high availability of real time technical solutions
  • Develop innovative data solutions through research, analysis, and data mining
  • Leverage Kafka and Spark to transform peta-byte scale batch processing platform to near real-time streaming platform
  • Provide subject matter expertise to data scientists, engineerings, and operations through high quality analytics delivery

Requirements of the Big Data Platform Engineer:

  • Experience building internet-scale platforms: Peta-byte scale data in Cloud environments
  • Experience with content personalization, audience segmentation for linear to digital ad sales, and/or analytics
  • Experience with open source tools: Spring, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Kubernetes/Yarn, Druid, and Pilosa
  • Experience working with Data Scientists to operationalize machine learning models
  • Proficiency with Agile development methodologies to ship features every two weeks
  • Demonstrated portfolio of work on GitHub or open source contributions a definite plus
  • Experience operationalizing Machine Learning workflows to scale a major plus

Max Moskowitz

Direct: 212-792-6364

Nationwide: 877-677-6566

Keywords: Big Data Platform Engineer, Machine Learning, Kafka, Spark, Data Analytics, SME

Job ID: 325311

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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