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Big Data Engineer at Cognizant

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Newark, New Jersey

Job Description:

We are looking for a Big Data Engineer. This is a client-facing role & the candidate will have regular interactions with various client managers.


  • Own it – take full engineering responsibility from Dev to Test to Deploy

  • Lead the architecture, design, and development of components and services to enable Machine Learning at scale

  • Identify and recommend the most appropriate paradigms and technology choices for batch and realtime ML scenarios

  • Write highly efficient Spark jobs to process TB of data

  • Collect heuristics and optimize Spark jobs on large Hadoop clusters

  • Perform DevOps on AWS to ensure resiliency, availability, security, and HA/DR

  • Partner with a x-functional team of Architects, Data scientists, Data engineers, Analysts, PMs, and customers

  • Write clean, efficient code and deployment artifacts in Java or Python or Chef

  • Teach and mentor other engineers on the team


Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Microsoft SSIS PL1 Required
2 Core Java PL1 Required
3 MS SQL Server PL1 Required


Domain Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Transmission and Distribution NA Required
2 Smart Grid NA Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.