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Position Specialist Technology – Big Data , Hadoop, Scala, Kafka 

At Sapient Global Markets, we are quite literally on the front lines of the biggest issues facing the global markets leaders today -- investment banks, asset management firms, wealth managers, oil and energy firms, and government and regulatory agencies. Driving transformation and leading change within these industries requires big thinkers who bring insight, knowledge, technical acumen and passion for innovation. What we offer is the opportunity to join a recognized leader in developing and delivering groundbreaking solutions for today's dynamic global marketplace and an award-winning culture that fosters growth and leadership. Choose to be a Troublemaker -- challenge the status quo, innovate, disrupt and seize the opportunity to transform yourself. All this while having fun along the way!

Job Title:
Specialist Technology - Big Data, Hadoop, Scala, Kafka

Job Summary:

Big Data Architect will work within the Capital Markets / Commodities / Financial space to Architect/Develop/Implement high end software products/services involving large scale data processing -- data ingestion, in-stream analytics and batch analytics. Opportunity to work in big data platforms like Spark, Hadoop and HBase is a salient feature about this role.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • More than 2+ years of experience in Big Data application development involving various data processing techniques -- Data Ingestion, In-Stream data processing, Batch Analytics
  • Excellent knowledge, experience with the Hadoop stack (Hadoop, Spark, Spark Streaming, Hbase, Sqoop, Flume, Shark, Oozie, etc.)
  • Solid exposure to Core Java and distributed computing
  • Good understanding of NoSQL platforms like MongoDB & Cassandra
  • Expertise in Business Requirement gathering, Analysis & conceptualizing high-level architectural framework & Design
  • Must have experience in designing and architecting large scale distributed applications
  • Thorough understanding of Solution architecting & Estimation process
  • Excellent consulting skills, oral and written communication, presentation, and analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of relational database technologies with experience on databases such as Oracle or SQL Server
  • Active involvement in thought leadership Best Practices development, Written White Papers and/or POVs on Big Data Technology
  • Self-starter, with a keen interest to grow in Analytics space

Additional/Optional Skills:
  • Knowledge of traditional Data Warehousing architecture, design principles
  • Knowledge of any one of BI tools such as Cognos, BO, Tableau, Qlikview
  • Knowledge of any one of ETL tool such as Informatica, Datastage, Talend etc.
  • Knowledge of data mining and machine learning algorithms used in analytics and tools like R, Python, Weka

Experience Guidelines:
  • 8 to 12 years of experience with strong hands-on knowledge in Java and Scala development
  • Strong technical knowledge of BigData platform e.g. Spark and HBase
  • Ability to modularise work and distribute with-in team
  • Ability to provide necessary coaching to bring juniors upto speed on the technology

Full Time Bachelor's / Master's degree (Science or Engineering preferred)

Bangalore, Noida and Gurgaon

About Global Markets

Sapient Global Markets, a part of Publicis.Sapient, is a leading provider of services to today's evolving financial and commodity markets. We provide a full range of capabilities to help our clients grow and enhance their businesses, create robust and transparent infrastructure, manage operating costs, and foster innovation throughout their organizations. We offer services across Advisory, Analytics, Technology, and Process, as well as unique methodologies in program management, technology development, and process outsourcing. Sapient Global Markets operates in key financial and commodity centers worldwide, including Boston, Calgary, Chicago, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Houston, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Singapore, Washington D.C. and Zurich, as well as in large technology development and operations outsourcing centers in Bangalore, Delhi, and Noida, India. For more information, visit www.sapientglobalmarkets.com.  

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Job Status/Type
Full Time, Employee 
IT/ Computers - Software 
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