Technical Specialist – 445890

Revel IT

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Reference: 445890
The Technical Specialist in this contract opening in Columbus, Ohio will be responsible for Enterprise data warehouse design, development, implementation, migration, maintenance and operation activities. Works closely with Data Governance and Analytics team. The candidate will be one of the key technical resources for data warehouse projects for various Enterprise data warehouse projects and building critical data marts, data ingestion to Big Data platform for data analytics and exchange with client partners. This position works closely with the Business Intelligence & Data Analytics team.

  • Perform data analysis, data profiling, data quality and data ingestion in various layers using big data/Hadoop/Hive/Impala queries, PySpark programs and UNIX shell scripts.
  • Participate in team activities, design discussions, stand up meetings and planning review with team.
  • Follow the organization coding standard document, create mappings, sessions and workflows as per the mapping specification document.
  • Perform Gap and impact analysis of ETL and IOP jobs for the new requirement and enhancements.
  • Create jobs in Hadoop using Sqoop, PySpark and Stream Sets to meet the business user needs.
  • Create mockup data, perform Unit testing and capture the result sets against the jobs developed in lower environment.
  • Updating the production support Run book, Control M schedule document as per the production release.
  • Create and update design documents, provide detail description about workflows after every production release.
  • Continuously monitor the production data loads, fix the issues, update the tracker document with the issues, Identify the performance issues.
  • Performance tuning long running ETL/ELT jobs by creating partitions, enabling full load and other standard approaches.
  • Perform Quality assurance check, Reconciliation post data loads and communicate to vendor for receiving fixed data.
  • Participate in ETL/ELT code review and design re-usable frameworks.
  • Create Remedy/Service Now tickets to fix production issues, create Support Requests to deploy Database, Hadoop, Hive, Impala, UNIX, ETL/ELT and SAS code to UAT environment.
  • Create Remedy/ServiceNow tickets and/or incidents to trigger Control M jobs for FTP and ETL/ELT jobs on ADHOC, daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly basis as needed.
  • Model and create STAGE / ODS / Data warehouse Hive and Impala tables as and when needed.
  • Create Change requests, workplan, Test results, BCAB checklist documents for the code deployment to production environment and perform the code validation post deployment.
  • Work with Hadoop Admin, ETL and SAS admin teams for code deployments and health checks.
  • Create re-usable UNIX Shell scripts for file archival, file validations and Hadoop workflow looping.
  • Create re-usable framework for Audit Balance Control to capture Reconciliation, mapping parameters and variables, serves as single point of reference for workflows.
  • Create PySpark programs to ingest historical and incremental data.
  • Create Sqoop scripts to ingest historical data from EDW Oracle database to Hadoop IOP, created Hive tables and Impala views creation scripts for Dimension tables.
  • Writing Hadoop/Hive/Impala scripts for gathering stats on table post data loads.
  • Participate in meetings to continuously upgrade the Functional and technical expertise.

Required Skills / Experience: 

  • 6+ years of experience with Big Data, Hadoop on Data Warehousing or Data Integration projects.
  • 6+ years of experience building data sets and familiarity with PHI and PII data.
  • Analysis, Design, development, support and Enhancements of ETL/ELT in data warehouse environment with Cloudera Big Data Technologies (Hadoop, MapReduce, Sqoop, PySpark, Spark, HDFS, Hive, Impala, StreamSets, Kudu, Oozie, Hue, Kafka, Yarn, Python, Flume, Zookeeper, Sentry, Cloudera Navigator) along with Oracle SQL/PL-SQL, UNIX commands and Shell scripting;
  • Strong development experience in creating Sqoop scripts, PySpark programs, HDFS commands, HDFS file formats (Parquet, Avro, ORC etc.), StreamSets pipeline creation, jobs scheduling, hive/impala queries, UNIX commands, scripting and shell scripting etc.
  • Strong SQL experience (Oracle and Hadoop (Hive/Impala etc.)).
  • Writing complex SQL queries and performed tuning based on the Hadoop/Hive/Impala explain plan results.
  • Proven ability to write high quality code.
  • Expertise implementing complex ETL/ELT logic.
  • Develop and enforce strong reconciliation process.
  • Accountable for ETL/ELT design documentation.
  • Good knowledge of Big Data, Hadoop, Hive, Impala database, data security and dimensional model design.
  • Basic knowledge of UNIX/LINUX shell scripting.
  • Utilize ETL/ELT standards and practices towards establishing and following centralized metadata repository.
  • Good experience in working with Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc.
  • Effective communication, presentation, & organizational skills.
  • Familiar with Project Management methodologies like Waterfall and Agile
  • Ability to establish priorities & follow through on projects, paying close attention to detail with minimal supervision.
  • Required Education: BS/BA degree or combination of education & experience

Desired Skill Sets:

  • Demonstrate effective leadership, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Required excellent written and oral communication skills with technical and business teams.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
  • Stay abreast of current technologies in area of IT assigned
  • Establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Recognize patterns and opportunities for improvement throughout the entire organization
  • Ability to discern critical from minor problems and innovate new solutions

Revel IT (formerly known as Fast Switch) is one of the fastest-growing, privately held, IT Staffing companies in the nation. Our client base includes 32% of the Fortune 25. We have major offices in Dublin, OH, Tucson, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, and Austin, TX, and are rapidly expanding into new markets from coast to coast.

  • In addition to standard health and 401k benefits, we offer referral bonuses and training/continuing education opportunities.
  • 5-year client retention: 99%
  • No. 1 supplier with customers: 53%
  • Top 3 supplier with customers: 77%
  • Consultant retention: 94%

We do our jobs in a way that brings delight every day to our clients and the people who work with us. Life is simply too short to grind through every day as a small cog in a huge recruiting machine. As a young and high energy company, we aim to help consultants and candidates land fulfilling jobs that offer real career growth.

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