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Principal Data Engineer - Think Big Analytics

Job Category:
Technology Provider
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Company Name:
Think Big Analytics
San Jose

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Job Description - Principal Data Engineer - Think Big Analytics (174581)

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Principal Data Engineer - Think Big Analytics-174581


Principal Data Engineer
As a member of the Think Big team, you will work with--and learn from--the best people in the industry as you help clients define their Big Data and Analytics strategy, architect and implement these road maps, and bring to life revolutionary new analytics and insights.
Our teams value collaboration and professional growth whether it's learning an industry when traveling to work with customers, creating new and never-been-done before solutions, or speaking at conferences about our clients' accomplishments and successes. We believe in developing our people to be expert technologists and thought leaders in the Big Data space!
As a Principal Data Engineer you will:
  • Work in a presales capacity to define, design and defend complex solutions that you helped to architect/create to some of the World’s most prestigious clients.
  • Provide technical direction to a world class engineering team
  • Collaborate with Sales and Client Partners to develop new business and manage existing client relationships
  • Design and develop code, scripts, data pipelines, and analytical applications that leverage structured and unstructured data
  • Participate in and lead requirements and design workshops with our clients
  • Must be adept at sizing and estimating new projects, as well supporting new business development.
  • Mentoring junior members on the team in application architecture, design and development best practices
  • Help establish thought leadership in the big data space by contributing to white-papers, technical commentary and representing our company at industry conferences.


 Do you have amazing engineering skills such as:
  • 5+ years of experience leading technical teams
  • Proven expertise in production software development
  • 7+ years of experience programming in Java
  • Unix experience
  • Prior experience with Hadoop, HBase, Hive, and Map/Reduce or Spark
  • Experience with other programming languages (Python, C, C++, etc.)
  • Proficiency in SQL, NoSQL, relational database design and methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience building complex and non-interactive systems (batch, streaming, distributed, etc.
Ideal Principal Data Engineer candidates have the following experience:
  • Prior consulting experience
  • Experience with Hadoop, Hive, Spark
  • Experience with cloud based architectures such as AWS and Azure
  • Service Oriented Architecure:  ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, JBoss, J2EE, etc.
  • Dynamic and/or functional languages (Python, Ruby, Scala, Clojure, etc.)
  • Linux expertise
  • Familiarity with different development methodologies (e.g. agile, waterfall, XP, scrum, etc)

Ideal locations for our Principal Data Engineers are Salt Lake City, Chicago and the Bay Area. Virtual applicants will also be considered. 

Do you have what it takes to be a Big Thinker?  Apply today to join the best in the industry!

*Our total compensation approach includes a competitive base salary, 401(k), strong work/family programs, and medical, dental and disability coverage. 

Teradata is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and commits to hiring returning veterans. 


 : Services/Consulting


 : Full-time

Primary Location

 : Americas-United States-California-Santa Clara

Other Locations

 : Americas-United States-California-San Francisco, Americas-United States, Americas-United States-Utah-South Jordan, Americas-United States-California-San Jose, Americas-United States-Illinois-Chicago


 : TB Americas