IT EIM Data Engineer - Enterprise Pipelines

Posted 01 Feb 2019

Bangalore SBS, Karnataka - India

Req Id 183922


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IT EIM Data Engineer - Enterprise Pipelines

Job Location: Bangalore

Job Details:

The Data Engineering Enterprise Pipeline role is responsible for developing automated end to end data pipelines for the enterprise data management and analytics platform, also referred to as “MCloud”. In this role, you will be part of a growing, global team of DevOps engineers, system admins and infrastructure technicians who collaborate to design, build, test and implement solutions across Life Sciences, Finance, Manufacturing and Healthcare. 

The MCloud platform comprises multiple different technology stacks, which are hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure or on premise Org’s own data centers. These are: 

  • Hortonworks Hadoop environment (development cluster and a regulated production cluster) 
  • ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash, Kibana) stack 
  • R and Python Servers with connectivity to the Hadoop cluster. 
  • Docker and Docker container technologies

    This position will execute sophisticated operations with data sources to acquire, transform and organize data that is required to develop insightful and actionable information. The individual must be capable of complex and creative problem solving with the ability to work in an agile development environment.

    Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Ability to develop, maintain and test data systems and architectures especially with automation
  • Work closely with business users, data scientists/analysts to design logical and physical data models
  • Debug problems across a full stack of Hadoop tools and code based on Python, Scala and Java.
  • Utilize automation to create set processes for specific data ingestion, transformation and access procedures
  • Support other members of the organization both within and external to the team with the ability to explain functionality and assist in development
  • Document technical work in a professional and transparent way


  • B.Sc. (or higher) degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Sciences or related fields 

    Professional Experience 

  • 5+ years of experience in system engineering or software development 
  • 3+ years of experience in engineering with experience in ETL type work with databases and Hadoop platforms.


Hadoop General

Deep knowledge of distributed file system concepts, map-reduce principles and distributed computing. Knowledge of Spark and differences between Spark and Map-Reduce. Familiarity of encryption and security in a Hadoop cluster.


HDFS and Hadoop File System Commands


Creating and managing tables; experience of building partitioned tables; HQL; controlling Yarn queues in Hive operations


Full knowledge of sqoop including creating and running sqoop jobs in incremental and full load


Experience in creating Oozie workflows to control Java, Hive, Spark and Shell actions using


Experience in launching spark jobs in client mode and cluster mode. Familiarity with the property settings of spark jobs and their implications to performance.


Must be experienced in the use of source code control systems such as Git


Experience with developing ELT/ETL processes with experience in loading data from enterprise sized RDBMS sytems such as Oracle, DB2, MySQL, etc.


Must be experienced in Enterprise Linux command line, preferably in SUSE Linux 

Shell Scripting 

Ability to write parameterized shell scripts using functions and familiarity with Unux tools such as sed/awk/etc


Must be at expert level in Python or expert in at least one high level language such as Java, C, Scala.


Must be an expert in manipulating database tables using SQL. Familiarity with views, functions, stored procedures and exception handling.


General knowledge of AWS Stack (EC2, S3, EBS, …)

IT Process Compliance

SDLC experience and formalized change controls


Fluent English skills

Specific information related to the position:

  • Physical presence in primary work location (Bangalore)
  • Flexible to work CEST and US EST time zones (according to team rotation plan)

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