23 days old

Senior Big Data Engineer

Mississauga, ON L5B
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Senior Big Data Engineer

*Please note, this role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*

*This position can be 100% remote

About AI & Analytics: Artificial intelligence (AI) and the data it collects and analyzes will soon sit at the core of all intelligent, human-centric businesses. By decoding customer needs, preferences, and behaviors, our clients can understand exactly what services, products, and experiences their consumers need. Within AI & Analytics, we work to design the futurea future in which trial-and-error business decisions have been replaced by informed choices and data-supported strategies.

By applying AI and data science, we help leading companies to prototype, refine, validate, and scale their AI and analytics products and delivery models. Cognizants AIA practice takes insights that are buried in data, and provides businesses a clear way to transform how they source, interpret and consume their information. Our clients need flexible data structures and a streamlined data architecture that quickly turns data resources in


  • Demonstrated ability in a several data Engineering roles such as Big-data developer

  • Big-data administrator, ETL developer, data analyst, and/or solution developer of Enterprise applications.

  • Experience with Cloudera CDH/ CDP and ecosystem tools (pySpark, Impala, Hive, Hue, Hadoop, scala etc.), Oracle, Teradata, python, Shell-Script and Amazon Web Services (S3 etc.) preferred.


  • Planning, building, and running enterprise class information management solutions across a variety of technologies (AWS,Big Data, data profiling, ETL batch processing, streaming (preferred) etc)

  • Curating content to support the key business initiatives

  • Working with data scientist and data analysts across functional disciplines.

  • Demonstrate high proficiency across a wide range of technologies and platforms related to software design and development, programming languages, data integration, data warehousing, data analysis and cloud environments.

  • Highly autonomous and productive in performing activities, requiring only minimal direction from or interaction with supervisor.

  • Keeps key stakeholders informed through effective verbal and written communication

  • May mentor/supervise a team of one or more and guide and evaluate the performance of those individuals is accountable for the effective performance of the team/individuals.

  • Ensuring appropriate security and compliance policies are followed for information access and dissemination

  • Defining and applying information quality and consistency business rules throughout the data processing lifecycle

  • Collaborating with information providers to ensure quality data updates are processed in a timely fashion

Required Qualifications

Senior Developer with skillset Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Scala, AWS cloud, Azure Devops

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500 and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is inspired to craft significant solutions through true teamwork.





Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 AWS Cloud PL1 Desired
2 Spark PL1 Desired
3 Azure DevOps PL1 Required
4 Control-M Scheduler PL1 Desired
5 SparkSQL PL1 Desired
6 Apache Spark PL1 Desired
7 Kibana PL1 Desired
8 Kafka PL1 Desired
9 GITHUB PL1 Desired
10 Elastic Search PL1 Desired
11 AutoSys - CA PL1 Desired
12 Hive PL4 Desired
13 Apache Hadoop PL3 Required
14 ANSI SQL PL4 Desired

Domain Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Clinical Data Management NA Required

* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.

Posted: 2021-11-11 Expires: 2021-12-10
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