CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Software Data Engineer in Owings Mills, Maryland

Software Data Engineer

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Category:Business Analysis (functional and technical)

City:Owings Mills, Maryland, United States

Position ID:J0518-1430

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

The Software Data Engineer is an accomplished technical leader, proactive customer-focused advocate, a team player with substantial software engineering experience, preferably with some experience within the healthcare industry. The Software Engineer must have hands-on experience with enterprise level software development, integration and implementation with web based applications. The ideal candidate will have an advanced understanding of Java, JEE platform, data ingestion, data discovery & analysis, data cleansing, data transformation, data modelling, and data visualization. This candidate must demonstrate a willingness to learn new cutting edge technologies and overcome technical challenges in a fast paced environment. The Software Engineer will provide architecture, design, and implementation expertise to a cross-functional software development team. The Software Engineer will play a key role of migrating three enterprise applications into a consolidated application which leverages cloud computing and data lake / big data technologies.

• Architect, design, develop, implement, and maintain code to support data processing, and flows thru data lake

o Landing Zone - data ingestion of raw data or capture of streaming data

o Discovery Zone – evaluate data quality, transform raw data, and cleanse data

o Enterprise Zone – transform into data model for external consumption by reporting & self-service BI

• Architect, design (including data model), develop, implement, and maintain code for self-service BI and reports

• Analyze and develop designs for enterprise systems to meet business requirements

• Provide software expertise in one or more of these areas: data security, data storage, data ingestion, data streaming, data processing, data analysis & exploration, data quality, data visualization (using reporting & business intelligence), business process management/business rules processing, data exchange, or data modelling.

• Lead or perform proof-of-concept initiatives in new technologies

• Be a contributing member of a cross-functional sprint team comprised of analysts, UX, DevOps, developer, testers, release management, and the product owner

• Support sprint team in acceptance test driven development (ATTD) by building appropriate test automation including unit tests, component tests, integration tests, etc.

• Recommend, design, implement and maintain the various file formats (e.g. XML/XSD, SequenceFiles, Avro files, or Parquet files) that define the information interchange between application, external systems, and/or data lake.

• Investigate and repair application defects regardless of component including data ingestion, data streaming, data transformation, data cleansing, data modelling, reporting, self-service BI, or database.

• Collaborate with business analysts, data analysts, architects to analyze business requirements, develop data model & data capture strategy, and develop technical design specifications

• Support architect and contribute to strategic implementations of enterprise products and solutions using the latest technologies following software engineering best practices

• Assist DevOps team in understanding, maintaining, and improving build scripts & ensure their integration in deployment pipeline

• Gather and assemble information to support risk assessment and security vulnerabilities of client and corporate enterprise systems

• Assemble, deliver and share technical information and training materials used across many technical disciplines and staff roles

• Lead less experienced software engineers in developing technical design specifications

• Debrief senior management and executive staff on technical solutions.

• Provide software development estimates outlining business and technical risks.

• Represent team at technical meetings pertaining to schedule, requirements, project plans, technical decisions, data discrepancies and other technical matters, as directed by team leadership.

• Recommend and enforce policies for the source-code control system (GIT) and the team’s use thereof. (e.g. “don’t break the build”, or “DBTB” – the policy that no check-in should cause a failure in the DevOps pipeline.)

• Contribute to team coding standards and monitor the code base for compliance.

• Contribute to and expand in-house documentation technical or otherwise.

• Provide third level customer support.

• All other duties as assigned or directed

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field

• 6+ years of experience of full lifecycle development

• 6+ years of systems analysis & application design experience

• 2+ years of experience architecting, designing, and developing custom Spark or Hadoop MapReduce applications using Java, or Scala

• 2+ years of experience in designing, building, and using a big data distribution, preferably Cloudera (Hortonworks, or MapR), for

o data ingestion, cleansing, and transformation (e.g. Talend)

o data discovery & analysis using querying tools (e.g. Impala, Hive)

o data storage using distributed databases (HBASE, Kudu)

o data streaming (e.g. Kafka, Apache Spark)

o processing monitoring (e.g. Cloudera manager, Hue)

• Education and/or formal training may substitute for experience requirement

Skills:

• Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with all levels of the organization, both written and verbal

• Ability to work well in a team environment, to collaborate with others, and interface with team members internal and external to the organization

• Ability to establish and maintain effective professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders

• Must be able to adapt to organizational change

• Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

• Ability to plan, prioritize, and execute multiple tasks in a fast paced environment

• Must be self-motivated, well-organized, and detail oriented

• Experience with formal software processes and lifecycle requirements.

• Ability to assist in the collection and consideration of required information and data.

Technical Skills

• Demonstrable knowledge with Java EE, Java generics, lambda functions, and concurrent programming.

• Demonstrable Spring framework.

• Excellent knowledge of relational databases (Oracle, PostgreSQL), SQL and query performance analysis (query analyzer, explain plan).

• Preferred experience with ATTD and associated technologies (Fitnesse, DBSLim, Junit)

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Other:

• U.S. citizen or legal right to work in the United States without sponsorship

Experience with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) systems or with healthcare performance measures a plus

What you can expect from us:

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