Freelance Senior Big Date Engineer | EPAM Anywhere

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Senior Big Data Engineer for a Financial Services Company

Senior Big Data Engineer for a Financial Services Company 40 hrs/week, 12+ months

We are currently looking for a remote Senior Big Data Engineer with solid background in Big Data and distributed computing for 3+ years, good understanding of CI/CD principles and best practices and experience building data ingestion pipelines to join our team.

The customer is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like checks and money orders.

Please note that even though you are applying for this position, you may be offered other projects to join within EPAM Anywhere.

We accept CVs only in English.

Responsibilities

  • Activities: data engineering, building data pipelines, migrating legacy code to new platform. Work with product and engineering teams to understand requirements, evaluate new features and architecture to help drive decisions
    • Build collaborative partnerships with architects, technical leads and key individuals within other functional groups
      • Perform detailed analysis of business problems and technical environments and use this in designing quality technical solution
        • Actively participate in code review and test solutions to ensure it meets best practice specifications
          • Build and foster a high-performance engineering culture, mentor team members and provide team with the tools and motivation
            • Write project documentation

              Requirements

              • Solid background in Big Data and distributed computing for 3+ years
                • Experienced and highly self-motivated professional with outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills
                  • Good experience in developing Big Data, highly available, largely scalable applications and systems
                    • Experienced in working with modern Agile developing methodologies and tools
                      • Experience building data ingestion pipelines, Data Warehouse or Database architecture
                        • Experience with data modeling; hands-on development experience with modern Big Data components
                          • Good understanding of CI/CD principles and best practices
                            • Java experience
                              • Experience with Spark
                                • Experience with AWS, S3, EC2, EMR
                                  • Experience in direct customer communications
                                    • Able to play mentoring role on a project and ensure that solutions meet business requirements and expectations

                                      Nice to have

                                      • Python experience
                                        • Athena knowledge
                                          • Experience with Terraform
                                            • Ruby (ability to read code)

                                              We offer

                                              • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
                                                • Work on enterprise-level projects on a long-term basis
                                                  • Full-time remote work
                                                    • Unlimited access to learning resources (EPAM training courses, English classes, Internal Library)
                                                      • Community of 38,000+ industry's top professionals
                                                        Big Data

                                                        40 hrs/week

                                                        Hours per week

                                                        12+ months

                                                        Project length

                                                        Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russia, Ukraine

                                                        Locations eligible for the position