Senior Software Engineer - Backend Data

in San Francisco, CA

Senior Software Engineer - Backend Data Job

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    San Francisco, CA 94101, US

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    Information Technology

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    9+ Month Contract

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Senior Software Engineer, Backend Data to join our team remotely for our client.

In this role:

• You will join the early stage of projects and participate in defining the platform for the next generation products

• You will build API and processing pipeline for multi-tenant, high-volume, and real-time system on Spark and Hadoop platform

• You will transform complex analytical models into scalable, production-ready solutions

• You will continuously integrate and ship code into the cloud environment

• You will develop applications from the ground up using a modern technology stack such as Scala, Spark, Postgres, Angular 2, Play, and NoSQL

• You will participate in defining the architecture of modern tools and runtime for operating your code such as AWS, Docker, Puppet, and Terraform

• You will work directly with Product Owners to deliver products in a collaborative and agile environment


Who you are:

• You are passionate to be part of cutting-edge projects and are motivated by delivering world-class products with great architecture on an aggressive schedule

• You are not intimidated by challenges; thrives even under pressure; is passionate about your craft; and hyper-focused on delivering exceptional results

• You love to learn new technologies and mentor junior engineers to raise the bar on your team

• You use or are passionate about learning, functional programming, AWS, Docker, Spark, Alluxio, Scala, Akka, Kafka, Cassandra, ElasticSearch, Hadoop, Yarn, and Mesos – and anything else that will help you solve big, messy problems


Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelors or higher in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other relevant fields

• Expert level knowledge of JVM and OOP

• 2+ years of experience in Scala or other functional languages

• Experience in Hadoop stack: HDFS, Spark, NoSQL

• Experience in designing API and documenting through Open API/Swagger

• Experience in Unix/Linux including basic commands and scripting

• Strong knowledge of source control systems and best practices (Git, Merging, Branching, Pull Requests, etc.)

• Strong knowledge and understanding of algorithm optimization and distributed systems

• Solid understanding of continuous integration, deployment, and monitoring

• Excellent communication skills


Additional Qualifications

• Designing mission-critical system using AWS, Docker, microservices architecture

• Experience with Cats or Scalaz and know how to apply them in the messy world of FP-OOP

• Experience working with Play Scala or Akka HTTP

• Experience working with Shapeless and can explain generic programming

• Knowledge of Statistics

• Experience in Fintech


Our Clients Stack, we believe in using the right tool for the right job, and we are eager to use the best that the open-source world has to offer. We practice agile development with fast iterations, continuous integration, automated testing, and build process.

• Scala, SBT, Play, Swagger

• Angular 2, Typescript

• Spark, HDFS, Yarn, Postgres, Cassandra, Redshift

• Node, Wepback, and NPM

• ScalaTest, Karma/Jasmine for Unit Testing

• Robot and Selenium for Integration Testing

• Git

• Puppet, Terraform, Packer

• AWS, Docker

Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients with the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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Who We Are

Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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