Senior Data Engineer

Madison, WI 53704

Posted: 01/16/2019 Category: Data Science Job Number: 281591-2_1 Salary: $100,000 - 140,000
Smith Hanley Associates
Senior Data Engineer
Madison, WI
$100,000 - 140,000
Contact: Nancy Darian - [email protected]

Leading company in Madison, WI is seeking a Senior Data Engineer to design and implement parallel and distributed systems. You will lead the development of data processing systems which support the data science COE and be responsible for building new prototypes and recommending new processes to senior leaders. The position will contribute to the implementation of machine learning algorithms and will work closely with scientists in their modeling and data mining efforts. This is your opportunity to be part of an exciting team that is solving the company's biggest marketing and operational challenges.

Note: candidates MUST have full-time business experience post Master's degree to be considered.

Requirements of the Senior Data Engineer:
--Design, implement and maintain the data science infrastructure by leading architectural planning.
--Develop high performance parallel and distributed computing environments.
--Support data science research by providing timely solutions to business challenges.
--Develop visualizations and business intelligence tools and dashboards.
--Contribute to technology strategy decision making through deep understanding of the business and of technology trends.

Qualifications of the Senior Data Engineer:
--3 or more years of relevant experience in a business environment (post-academia) developing and managing technical projects involving parallel and distributed computing, including Hadoop, the Apache Stack (Spark, Storm, Kafka).
--Proficiency using programming languages to implement and operate a data science environment (Python, Scala, Java, C/C++ ).
--Experience working across IT domains, including application, data and infrastructure with specific proficiency developing analytics related platforms and tools.
--Demonstrated experience working with a data science team.
--Minimum Master's degree in a computer science, engineering or related field.

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Nancy Darian
Executive Recruiter

Nancy joined the Chicago office of Smith Hanley in 2005. Her expertise in the marketing analytics discipline has resulted in successful partnerships with both clients and candidates. She brings a customer-centric orientation, industry expertise, energy and integrity to her work.
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