Big Data Technical Lead

GEICO - a proven online and mobile industry leader -- seeks a highly motivated, experienced Big Data Technical Lead to join our growing Big Data platform (CCIS) team. With more than 2,000 people working in IT at GEICO, not only are we a top employer for tech pros, we’re also at the cutting edge of our industry. We’re utilizing emerging technologies to drive results, enhance our customers’ online experiences, and impact bottom line results.

As a Big Data Technical Lead, you will responsible for focusing on building new data pipelines for the CCIS platform, which will include data sources from all over the company. The qualified candidate will lead a team of developers who are working to implement the ingestion and acquisition processes for new data sources. You will be responsible for collaboration with the other areas within GEICO to configure and optimize the CCIS platform, including coordination with application developers, operations engineers and other analytical teams across the company.

Candidate Qualifications

  • A Minimum 5 to 7 years of experience in complete software development lifecycle using Agile and Waterfall methodologies is required
  • A Minimum 3 years of experience in working with cross-organization teams, driving technical discussions, managing deliverables, mentoring team members, deploying applications in a Production environment, and providing support & maintenance is required
  • A Minimum 2 years of experience as a Technical Lead and directing a team of junior and senior level programmers is required
  • A Minimum 2 years of experience in Hadoop, MapReduce, Oozie, Hive, Pig, and Sqoop is required
  • A Minimum 5 years of programming experience in either core Java, C , C++ , or Scala is required
    Experience in SOA, Mule ESB, RESTful API, WebServices, and Messaging Systems such as RabbitMQ, JMS is required
  • Strong Understanding of Distributed computing design patterns, algorithms, data structures, security standards and protocols is required
  • A Minimum 2 years of experience in HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB, or any other NoSQL DB is deisred
  • A Minimum 2 years of scripting experience in either Python, Perl, Ruby, Shell scripting is desired
    Experience in JUnit, JMeter , Selenium, TestNG is desired
  • Ability to design, develop and implement high-quality code in a timely manner as well as lead others in the process is desired
  • Strong critical thinking, decision making, troubleshooting and problem solving skills is desired
  • Outstanding time management skills and attention to detail is desired
  • Ability to support multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment is desired
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills, including communicating technical issues to non-technical audiences is desired
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills and techniques is desired
  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems or a related field is required

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