Sr Software Engineer in Little Rock, AR at Windstream

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

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    4001 North Rodney Parham Road
    Little Rock, AR
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Job Description

Job ID:19001772

The Senior Big Data DevOps position will be working in a fun, challenging, fast-paced environment using Agile methodologies to develop solutions in a Hadoop cluster. This is an opportunity to be involved from the ground up on a new Hadoop installation. Projects include ingestion, manipulation, administration and analysis of a variety of data.  This system will be leveraged to differentiate Windstream’s customer/user experience as well as impact data quality initiatives, capacity management decisions, automated network provisioning, and network fault prediction; among other Windstream efforts.

We are looking for a Hadoop Developer/Administrator responsible for implementing the ingestion strategies, data transformations, analytic processes and operations responsibilities of the cluster. Some of the job focus will be development processes for data ingestion, Spark jobs and Hive tables for data transformation, and incorporation of all new Hadoop ecosystem software as well as working with vendors on the administration of the Hadoop production cluster. Extensive experience with SQL scripting, Python, Java, general data science, Linux command line tools, and graph solutions will be necessary to implement planned Hadoop projects. This position demands a self-starter who is comfortable engaging other developers to achieve goals and working across functional groups.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Administration/Operations support for the Hadoop environment.
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Develop solutions using Hadoop and other Big Data applications
  • Manage projects to completion through coordination of cross-functional groups.
  • Manage work through Agile tools/methodology, collaborative repositories, issue tracking platforms, and wikis.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

Essential Skills:

  • Extensive experience in software development and planning.
  • Strong experience with Hadoop technologies including but not limited to: Sqoop, Hive, YARN, Spark, NiFi, Kafka, HDFS, and HBase.
  • Proficiency in SQL, Python, and Java.
  • Linux Sysadmin experience.
  • Drive to succeed and improve personally to add value to the role, team, and company.
  • Positive self-starter, relentlessly curious, resourceful, collaborative, and inventive.
  • Good team player and communicator.
  • Highly organized and meticulous.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with a variety of Relational databases including: Oracle, MySQL, Postgres, MS SQL Server
  • Background in JanusGraph, Apache Ranger, Apache Atlas, and graph-based solutions.
  • Networking understanding
  • Proficiency in Linux server administration
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Ensuring the quality of applications through unit testing.
  • Experience with use of and/or development against some or all the following platforms.
    • Azure DevOps
    • Confluence
    • Gitlab
  • Agile Planning understanding.
  • Experience working with large, disparate data sets

EEO Statement: Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.


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