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Senior Data Engineer

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Our client is currently seeking a Senior Data Engineer

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Position Title: Senior Data Engineer

Duration: Full Time

Location: Toronto, ON

Client is seeking a Senior Data Engineer, to join our rapidly expanding IT Organization and assist us as we work to be a digital leader in our industries

•         Perform technical systems and data flow development in a variety of projects for complex front, middle and back office applications, with a focus on the reporting and analytics environment; this environment is built on a Microsoft Azure cloud and is underpinned by a Hortonworks Hadoop stack

•         Perform technical systems and data flow design for small-to-medium sized projects

•         Work with multiple project execution and deployment teams (e.g. Development Architecture, Release Management, Production Support)

•         Work closely with source system SMEs to produce source to target mappings

•         Translate business requirements to technical specifications

•         Work closely with the technical leads and architecture teams, and align solutions that meet the departmental architectural vision

•         Able to handle multiple priorities seamlessly


•         8+ years of hands-on development experience in multiple projects, with progressively increasing responsibility

•         5+ years of hands-on experience working with data warehousing like applications and big data.

•         Experience leveraging big data technologies (One or more of Hadoop, Python, Spark) is required.

•         Exposure to Microsoft Azure (or other cloud) platforms is preferred

•         Experience working with various data exchange formats (JSON, CSV, XML etc.)

•         Solid understanding of relational and dimensional database design and knowledge of logical and physical data models is preferred

•         Experience with SDLC and/or Agile methodologies for project development, and participation in all phases of project development, is required

•         Excellent knowledge of SQL and Linux shell scripting

•         Experience in deploying and managing SQL and NoSQL databases is preferred

•         Experience with job scheduling (TIDAL, CAWLA, Oozie) and file transfer (e.g. SFTP)

•         Excellent diagnostic, analytical and problem-solving skills are preferred

•         Experience with continuous delivery tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Circle CI), and an understanding of the principles and pragmatics for build pipelines, artefact repositories, zero-downtime deployment, etc. is preferred

•         Experience building real-time data pipelines using Kafka or spark streaming is preferred

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Engineering
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 647981
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Senior Data Engineer

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