Application Developer - Spark Scala

    • Irving, TX

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Job Description

Allstate's Unified Customer View - Technology Solutions (UCV-TS) team delivers new functionality to the UCV data platform and providing the business with a 360 view of customer information across all channels. This developer processes large datasets and providing insights to our customers. The developer partners with various stakeholders to translate requirements and provide optimal solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Obtain an overall understanding of UCV
  • Partner with the Product Owner on requirements and brainstorm implementation options
  • Participate in planning session to determine technical designs and estimates
  • Develop and deliver solutions using Hadoop tools and technologies
  • Collaborate effectively with other teams (internal and external) in a very dynamic agile environment
  • Learn new tools and implement continuous improvements in support of the Product's strategic vision

Job Qualifications

  • 2 to 4 years of experience working on the Hadoop platform
  • Development experience Scala & SPARK
  • Experience managing large datasets
  • Strong SQL and UNIX scripting skills.
  • Experience in working with Solr
  • Experience working in an Agile delivery model
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Experience with Github, Artifactory
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in a high-paced team environment

Desirable Criteria (Nice to Have)
  • Experience in working with IBM BigMatch
  • Experience with IntelliJ
  • Experience with Mongo
  • Experience with Cloudera and Hortonworks data platforms
  • Good working knowledge of Java

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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