Senior Test Data Engineer
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Responsible for applying a hands-on approach with next-generation technologies to contribute to the team by designing and developing the latest data-driven platforms and next-generation analytic technologies.
- Designs and develops data ingestion frameworks, real-time processing solutions, and data processing/transformation frameworks, leveraging open-source tools.
- Provides senior-level technical consulting to peer-data engineers during design and development for highly complex and critical data projects.
- Deploys application codes and analytical models using CI/CD tools and techniques and provides support for deployed data applications and analytical models.
- Apply Object-Oriented Design (OOD) principles and develop software applications using Java.
- Ability to apply coding skills by working on API integrations, diagnosing and building entirely new functionality from scratch.
- Ability to work with static code analysis, perform unit testing and should have strong debugging skills
- Good understanding on RDBMS and should be familiar with any of the databases like Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata MySQL, etc.
- Familiarity with concepts of SOAP & RESTful services
- Understanding of continuous integration & continuous deployment techniques
- Ability to effectively communicate ideas to team members with varying levels of technical expertise
- Supports technical initiatives and provides input into best practices to team.
- Knowledge on ETL techniques, Hadoop, Data analytics, Big data is an advantage
At a minimum, here’s what we need from you:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or related field
- 2+ years of experience in Data Platform Administration/Engineering
If we had our say, we’d also look for:
- 4+ years of experience in Data Platform Administration/Engineering
- Familiar with Agile software development methodologies
- Experience on NoSQL databases, MongoDB, Redis, or DataStax
- Hands on experience with at least one scripting language (Perl, Groovy, Python)
- Experience with Gradle, GitHub, Nexus, SonarQube, Jenkins
- Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and interpersonal skills
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilitiesSkilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, among other things, or as a qualified individual with a disability.