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Data Engineer - Liquid Studios Boston

Job Location: MA - Boston

Regional Description: Northeast

Job Number: 00613617


- Job description

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Are you willing to come and shape the future of technology? At the Liquid Studios, we are part of Accenture’s innovation architecture, working on helping companies understand how to apply bleeding edge technologies like AI, IoT and Blockchain to their business.

The studio typically works on short projects (our engagements usually last less than 12 weeks) based out of the Boston studio. Our engagements use the latest of Dev-ops, agile and serverless to make sure that we deliver the value in a short period of  time.

Job Description

Data Engineers will create the foundations used to power the data-driven applications that are changing how businesses operate, including real-time data feeds for IoT devices, distributed ledgers using blockchain, or large data sets used for training machine learning algorithms.

  • Design, implement and deploy custom applications using real-time data streams and/or big data platforms
  • Collect, create, and structure data sets from disparate sources to be able to leverage them for machine learning applications
  • Build data pipelines to ingest, transform, and analyze data in artificial intelligence and analytics systems
  • Design data architectures that address specific client needs, using combinations of relational databases, No-SQL databases, and unstructured file stores in both cloud and on-premise settings
  • Develop solutions and iterate rapidly
  • Ensure code and design quality through the execution of test plans and assist in development of standards, methodology and repeatable processes, working closely with internal and external design, business, and technical counterparts. 

Basic Qualifications

• Minimum 2 years of hands-on technical experience implementing or supporting big data or real-time analytics solutions

• High level of competence in SQL, Python and/or scripting languages

• Bachelor’s Degree or Associate’s Degree with 6 years of work experience or equivalent work experience of 12 years

• Ability to travel about 10% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

• Full life cycle development experience 
• Experience with delivering Big Data Solutions in the cloud with AWS, Azure or Google Cloud
• Ability to configure and support API and OpenSource integrations 
• Experience administering Hadoop or other Data Science and Analytics platforms using the technologies above 
• Experience working with DevOps 
• Designing ingestion, low latency, visualization clusters to sustain data loads

• Experience developing solutions utilizing any of the following:

o Apache Kafka or AWS Kinesis based streaming services

o Relational and Non-relations Databases(No-SQL)

o Amazon S3
o Scala, Spark
o Jenkins, Chef, Puppet

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

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