Data Engineer

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Description

We are looking for a Big Data Engineer that will work on the collecting, storing, processing, and analyzing of huge sets of data. The primary focus will be on choosing optimal solutions to use for these purposes, then maintaining, implementing, and monitoring them. You will also be responsible for integrating them with the architecture used across the company.

Requirements

  • Proficient understanding of distributed computing principles
  • Management of Hadoop cluster, with all included services
  • Ability to solve any ongoing issues with operating the cluster
  • Proficiency with Hadoop v2, MapReduce, HDFS
  • Experience with building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Storm or Spark-Streaming
  • Good knowledge of Big Data querying tools, such as Pig, Hive, and Impala
  • Experience with Spark with integration of data from multiple data sources
  • Experience with NoSQL databases, such as HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB
  • Knowledge of various ETL techniques and frameworks, such as Flume
  • Experience with various messaging systems, such as Kafka or RabbitMQ
  • Experience with Big Data ML toolkits, such as Mahout, SparkML, or H2O
  • Good understanding of Lambda Architecture, along with its advantages and drawbacks
  • Experience with Cloudera/MapR/Hortonworks

Responsibilities

  • Selecting and integrating any Big Data tools and frameworks required to provide requested capabilities
  • Implementing ETL process
  • Monitoring performance and advising any necessary infrastructure changes
  • Defining data retention policies

About the Team

Dropshot’s Creator Development Team works to make people aware of, and excited about, using Dropshot to fund their projects. We are a cross-functional group of writers, editors, engineers, designers, and more who work to understand and serve both existing and potential creators.

Our understanding of what it means to be a Dropshot creator is constantly evolving. That understanding shapes the tools we build, the events we throw, the educational resources we craft, and the relationships we foster around Dropshot within creative communities.

About Dropshot

Dropshot Group is an equal opportunity employer. As part of our commitment to fight for equality, we work to ensure a fair and consistent interview process. We celebrate diversity and we are committed to an inclusive work environment.

This position is full-time and on-site at our beautiful office in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dropshot Group is a Public Benefit Corporation, and our mission is to help bring creative projects to life. We measure our success as a company by how well we achieve that mission, not by the size of our profits. In our charter, we spell out our mission, our values, and the commitments we have made to pursue them.