Java Big Data Engineer

Department: Engineering
Specialization: Data Engineer/Big Data
Experience: Middle
Technologies: AWS Big Data Java Spark SQL
Locations: USA
Client: Finra
Special referral bonus: No
Hot position?: Hot
Work model: Remote

About the Client

In the Market Regulation Surveillance Patterns technology team, an expert in this role is vested with responsibilities arising from FINRA’s mission to protect the integrity of US Securities Capital markets. FINRA has a portfolio of ‘surveillance patterns’ that look for manipulative and non-compliant behavior in the database of all transactions that occur in the stock market. The database itself consists of tens of billions of records per day. Engineers work with these large volumes of data using state-of-the-art and industry standard technologies, all of which are wholly operated in a cloud computing environment.
    In order to operate with ever improving effectiveness, the team operates in a rich culture of performance and innovation. Collaboration within the team and with business stakeholders is frictionless, with significant independence offered in order to experiment with better ways of conducting technology for business value. Technological and career growth opportunities are a natural and everyday part of the working environment.
      Please read further to get a better feel for the role and the skills that lead to success in this team.

        Job Functions

            • Analyze system requirements and design responsive algorithms and solutions
            • Use big data and cloud technologies to produce production quality code
            • Engage in performance tuning and scalability engineering
            • Work with team, peers and management to identify objectives and set priorities
            • Perform related SDLC engineering activities like sprint planning and estimation
            • Work effectively in small agile teams
            • Provide creative solutions to problems
            • Identify opportunities for improvement and execute

        Essential skills

          • Strong experience in Core Java
          • Experience with cloud based Big Data technologies
          • Proficiency in Spark SQL, SQL, Lambda, EMR, Spark, SNS, SQS, AWS
          • Ability to push the frontier of technology and independently pursue better alternatives
          • Great communication skills and Dedication

        About AgileEngine

        Founded as a dev tool vendor with a 2-person team

        2010

        Opened a dev center in Ukraine

        2012

        Pivoted into outsourced product development

        2014

        Launched mobile and UI labs

        2015

        Got our first Inc. 5000 award

        2016

        Opened a dev center in Argentina

        2017

        Became a top-3 ranked custom software developer in DC, Ukraine, and Argentina

        2019

        Became the #1 software development company to hire in 2020

        2020

        Opened new dev centers in Mexico and Colombia, counting 500+ experts

        2021

        How we lead

        A company where experts grow, hone their skills, and do what they love, AgileEngine is guided by these principles:

        Stay agile and embrace changes

        Thrive in a results-driven culture with individual autonomy

        Innovate with fellow experts in a no-blame environment

        Learn from mistakes and move on

        Foster mutual trust and support

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