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Senior Data Engineer
Plano, TX

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Job Description

Job FamilyData Engineering

Job Description SummaryThis is a senior level role, responsible for the vision, deployment and administration of Hadoop enabled infrastructure as a core service to all business functions.Job Description


* Administer on premise and cloud based Hadoop clusters.
* Make information available to large scale, next generation, predictive analytics applications.
* Assist in selection and integration of big data tools/frameworks required to provide requested capabilities.
* Build, implement and support the data infrastructure; ingest and transform data (ETL/ELT process).
* May supervisor team projects and serves as a liaison with the PMO.


* Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or related field
* Five years of collective experience in data engineering, data analysis, data warehousing or data transformation, in a similarly sized organization.
* Two years of experience architecting, building and administering large-scale distributed applications using Hadoop and/or Linux systems.
* Two years of ETL experience with Hive/Impala - Hue, ETL and advanced SQL programming.
* In-depth understanding of the Hadoop eco-system (e.g. HDFS, MapReduce, HBase, Pig, Scoop, Spark, Hive)
* In-depth understanding of data warehousing and BI concepts, including hands on experience building ETL/ELT data pipelines.
* Attention to detail and results oriented, with a strong customer focus.
* The ability to work within a team environment.
* Problem-solving and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

* Master's degree in a related field.
* Cloudera Administrator certification.

Working Conditions

* Office environment.

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Transamerica Life Insurance Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant or employee because of age, religion, sex, gender identity, genetic information, race, color, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, marital status, participation in the uniformed services (e.g. U.S. Armed Forces, National Guard), physical or mental disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local equal employment opportunities laws.

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