Sr. Big Data Engineer – Altran Technologies

About Altran;
Altran is the undisputed world leader in engineering and R&D services. Altran offers its clients a unique value proposition to meet their transformation and innovation challenges. Altran supports its clients, from concept to industrialization, to develop the products and services of tomorrow and has been working for more than 35 years with major players in many sectors: Automotive, Aeronautics, Space, Defence & Naval, Rail, Infrastructure & Transport, Industry & Consumer Products, Life Sciences, Communications, Semiconductor & Electronics, Software & Internet, Finance & Public Sector. Today, Altran counts more than 50,000 employees and operates in over 30 countries.
Duration: FTE
Location: Vancouver, BC (Initially Remote)

About Project:
Performs research, design, implementation and support tasks as a member of Altran team. Works in accordance with project guidelines, quality standards and code conventions.
Responsible for area/areas within the team area of responsibility (AOR). One of the current team AOR is improving BigData Platform used by of the world’s largest social media platform which deals with few petabytes of data coming to the system daily.
Investigate, create, and implement the solutions for existing technical challenges, including building/enhancing the frameworks and tools used by other development teams.

Obtains tasks from the project lead or Team Lead (TL), prepares functional and design specifications, approves them with all stakeholders.
Ensures that assigned area/areas are delivered within set deadlines and required quality objectives.
Provides estimations, agrees task duration with the manager and contributes to project plan of assigned area.
Analyzes scope of alternative solutions and makes decision about area implementation based on his/her experience and technical expertise.
Leads functional and architectural design of assigned areas. Makes sure design decisions on the project meet architectural and design requirements.
Addresses area-level risks, provides and implements mitigation plan.
Reports about area readiness/quality, and raises red flags in crisis situations which are beyond his/her AOR.
Responsible for resolving crisis situations within his/her AOR.
Initiates and conducts code reviews, creates code standards, conventions and guidelines.
Suggests technical and functional improvements to add value to the product;
Constantly improves his/her professional level.
Supervises and coaches newcomers and more junior team members.
Collaborates with other teams.
If required, make yourselves available for the visits to the client location.

Job Description:
University degree in Computer Related Sciences or similar
5+ years of commercial development experience including Python
2+ years experience in one or more open-source Big Data technologies (Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Presto)
Proficiency in Python
Experience with large scale distributed framework
Experience with big data workflow orchestration engines for ETL jobs, such as Airflow, Oozie, Azkaban, etc.
Knowledge of container and orchestration frameworks such as Docker and Kubernetes
Strong communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills
Result oriented approach
Nice to have: AWS experience
Disclaimer: Altran provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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