Sr Analyst ACE

Posted 28 Sep 2022

Bangalore, Karnataka - India

Req Id 254966

 

A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

 


Job Title: Data Engineer - Enterprise Big Data Platform

 

In this role, you will be part of a growing, global team of data engineers, who collaborate in DevOps mode, to enable Life Science business with state-of-the-art technology to leverage data as an asset and to take better informed decisions.

 

The Life Science Data Engineering Team is responsible for designing, developing, testing, and supporting automated end-to-end data pipelines and applications on Life Science’s data management and analytics platform (Palantir Foundry, Hadoop, and other components).

 

The Foundry platform comprises multiple different technology stacks, which are hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) infrastructure or on-premises own data centers. Developing pipelines and applications on Foundry requires: 

 

  • Proficiency in SQL / Java / Python (Python required; all 3 not necessary)
  • Proficiency in PySpark for distributed computation
  • Familiarity with Postgres and ElasticSearch
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and basic design/visual competency
  • Familiarity with common databases (e.g., JDBC, mySQL, Microsoft SQL). Not all types required

 

This position will be project based and may work across multiple smaller projects or a single large project utilizing an agile project methodology.

 

Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • Develop data pipelines by ingesting various data sources – structured and un-structured – into Palantir Foundry
  • Participate in end-to-end project lifecycle, from requirements analysis to go-live and operations of an application
  • Acts as business analyst for developing requirements for Foundry pipelines
  • Review code developed by other data engineers and check against platform-specific standards, cross-cutting concerns, coding and configuration standards and functional specification of the pipeline
  • Document technical work in a professional and transparent way. Create high quality technical documentation
  • Work out the best possible balance between technical feasibility and business requirements (the latter can be quite strict)
  • Deploy applications on Foundry platform infrastructure with clearly defined checks
  • Implementation of changes and bug fixes via change management framework and according to system engineering practices (additional training will be provided)
  • DevOps project setup following Agile principles (e.g., Scrum)
  • Besides working on projects, act as third level support for critical applications; analyze and resolve complex incidents/problems. Debug problems across a full stack of Foundry and code based on Python, Pyspark, and Java
  • Work closely with business users, data scientists/analysts to design physical data models


 

Education 

  • Bachelor (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.

 

Skills

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.

Data management / data structures

Must be proficient in technical data management tasks, i.e., writing code to read, transform and store data

XML/JSON knowledge

Experience working with REST APIs

Spark

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

Application Development

Familiarity with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript and basic design/visual competency

SCC/Git

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

ETL 

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

Authorization

Basic understanding of user authorization (Apache Ranger preferred)

Programming 

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

Must have experience in using REST APIs

SQL 

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

AWS 

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

IT Process Compliance

SDLC experience and formalized change controls

Working in DevOps teams, based on Agile principles (e.g., Scrum)

ITIL knowledge (especially incident, problem and change management)

Languages 

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)
  • Willingness to travel to Germany, US, and potentially other locations (as per project demand)

 


     

    What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences.
    We celebrate all dimensions of diversity. We believe that it drives excellence, innovation, and human progress. We care about our customers, patients, and our rich mix of people. This diversity strengthens our ability to lead in science and technology.
    We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all and empower you to fulfil your ambitions. Our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons.
    Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to bring their curiosity to life!

     

    Curious? Chat with one of our curious minds on our interactive Q&A platform and catch a glimpse of our people, values, and culture. You can also apply and find more information at https://jobs.vibrantm.com

     

    If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.merckgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html


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