Ref No.: 17-02260
Location: PRINCETON, New Jersey
URGENT New Position Technical Lead – ONLY LOCAL CANDIDATES!
Client NewsCorp
Position Technical Lead
Location Princeton, NJ
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Job Type Contract/Contract to Hire
Start Date Immediate & URGENT

Job Description

Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities:
  • Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles
  • Experience with AWS products (Redshift, EMR, S3, IAM, RDS, etc) in complex large-scale environment
  • Programming experience in Spark using one of the following languages: Python / Scala
  • Hands-on experience writing complex sql queries, extracting and importing large amounts of data
  • Ability to write abstracted, reusable code components
  • Proficient in Unix/Linux environments
  • Experience with integration of data from multiple sources
  • Knowledge of various ETL techniques and frameworks
  • Experience with agile development process
  • Demonstrated competency with linking business strategy with IT technology initiatives
  • Adaptable, proactive and driven to take ownership
  • Ability to work on a problem from the analysis phase to the implementation of a practical solution
  • Deep understanding of database and analytics technologies in the industry including MPP, Relational, and NOSQL databases.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide technical leadership in the area of big data software architecture to the team, collaborators and customers.
  • Will be responsible for developing and managing various integration related tasks including the service layer, front end and back end.
  • Work with other leads and product owners from different teams and organizations for integrated solutions
  • Will be responsible for analyzing the requirements, talking to product owners for enhancement of the requirement and taking it all the way from conceptual phase to implementation phase and working with QA team to make sure that it gets tested and delivered to UAT.
  • Shares own expertise with others; co-ordinate activities of others/the team
  • Promotes teamwork and works with other cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrates creativity, the ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions Troubleshoot and resolve issues in development, test and production environment

Education:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in related field