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Big Data Engineer

Job Location: IL - Chicago

Regional Description: Midwest

Job Number: 00618535

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Are you ready to step up to the New and take your technology expertise to the next level?

Do you have a passion for using new technologies to make a positive impact on business and community? Want a role that provides you with a sense of purpose and satisfaction? Then join Accenture Technology and build a rewarding career improving the way the world works and lives, as you help clients shift to the New using leading-edge technologies on some of the coolest projects you can imagine.

Thrive in our highly collaborative, digitally-driven and innovation-led environment. Nurture your talent for thoughtful and game changing solutions in our inclusive culture that values diversity of ideas, experiences and backgrounds.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

As part of our Advanced Technology & Architecture (AT&A) practice, you will lead technology innovation for our clients through robust delivery of world-class solutions.  You will build better software better!  There will never be a typical day and that’s why people love it here. The opportunities to make a difference within exciting client initiatives are unlimited in the ever-changing technology landscape. You will be part of a growing network of technology experts who are highly collaborative taking on today’s biggest, most complex business challenges.  We will nurture your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity.  Come grow your career in technology at Accenture!

Data and Analytics professionals define strategies, develop and deliver solutions that enable the collection, processing and management of information from one or more sources, and the subsequent delivery of information to audiences in support of key business processes.  

Responsibilities

As a Big Data Engineer, you will develop deep next generation Analytics skills to support Accenture's data and analytics agendas, including skills such as Data Modeling, Business Intelligence, and Data Management.
  • Produce clean, standards based, modern code with an emphasis on advocacy toward end-users to produce high quality software designs that are well-documented.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of technology and digital frameworks in the context of data integration
  • 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
WHO WE'RE LOOKING FOR?

Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 plus years of hands-on technical experience implementing or supporting Big Data solutions utilizing Hadoop and Python.
  • Experience developing solutions utilizing at least two of the following:
    • Kafka based streaming services
    • R Studio
    • Cassandra , MongoDB
    • MapReduce, Pig, Hive
    • Scala, Spark
    • knowledge on Jenkins, Chef, Puppet
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Full life cycle development experience
  • Experience with delivering Big Data Solutions in the cloud with AWS or Azure
  • Ability to configure and support API and OpenSource integrations
  • Experience administering Hadoop or other Data Science and Analytics platforms using the technologies above
  • Experience with DevOps support
  • Designing ingestion, low latency, visualization clusters to sustain data loads and meet business and IT expectations
Professional Skill Requirements:
  • It is currently our objective to assign our people to work near where they live. However, given the nature of our business and our need to serve our clients our employees must be available to travel when needed. This role requires 100% travel flexibility to travel and work onsite with clients (typically Monday - Thursday)
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment
  • Excellent leadership, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
WHAT´S IN IT FOR YOU?
  • Competitive benefits, including a fair and balanced parental leave policy.
  • At Accenture, we believe in bringing the best to our clients through continuous learning & improvement – from basic skills to industry-specific content – available to all our people.
  • Career coaching and mentorship to help you manage your career and develop professionally.
  • Performance Achievement – our performance management process that focuses on your strengths, progress and career possibilities.
  • Fantastic opportunities to develop your career across a variety of clients.
  • Opportunities to get involved in corporate citizenship initiatives, from volunteering to doing charity work.
To learn more about Accenture, and how you will be challenged and inspired from Day 1, please visit our website at accenture.com/careers.                     

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