Big Data & Analytics Cloud Platform Engineer
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Allstate is looking for senior Big Data & Analytics Cloud Platform Engineers within ATSV Information Services Group. Within ISG, we are responsible and accountable for the engineering and operation of the Allstate big data and analytics platforms
- Oversee and develop the various Big Data capabilities in cloud, aligning them with business strategies and requirements.
- Architect solutions for massive scale, resiliency and maintainability, leveraging various cloud providers, which meet technical, security, and business needs for applications and workloads.
- Champion good engineering practices and help teams to define and setup frameworks for "Big Data As A Service".
- Contribute to technology strategy and engineering roadmaps around "Big Data In Cloud" platforms and execute strategic engineering proof of concepts.
- Develop monitoring strategies for infrastructure, platforms and applications aligning with enterprise strategy and overall industry trends.
- Champion the appropriate use of open source and commercial technology based upon industry trends and innovative concepts.
- Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related area, or equivalent work experience.
- 5+ years of relevant senior level experience in infrastructure, analytics or solution design / architecture.
- Demonstrable knowledge of Amazon Web Services or similar cloud computing platform.
- Good understanding of Linux – preferably RHEL.
- Technical leadership and solution design.
- Hands-on style - willingness and competence in producing necessary changes in our infrastructure and processes.
- Able to work effectively across organizational and geographical boundaries
- Ability to clearly communicate ideas and solutions.
- Demonstrable ability to learn new technologies quickly.
- Big Data Technologies such as Hadoop, EMR, Spark, Impala, Kafka, etc.
- Data Warehousing, SQL, Relational Databases.
- NoSQL Databases.
- Integration, Dataflow management, ETL.
- Storage – NAS, SAN, JBOD, Object Storage.
- Automation, Configuration Management (e.g. Ansible, Puppet), Dev-ops practices, CI/CD pipelines (e.g Jenkins).
- Elementary networking skills, switching, routing, firewalls, load balancing.
- Development skills – Java, Scala, Python, PERL, Shell Script.
- Linux Containers / Docker.
- Workflow scheduling and management.
- DR and business continuity planning.
NOTE: This position can be based out of Irving TX too.
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