Database Developer – Hadoop/Big Data, Mature & Growing Company


Why should I work here?

  • Great opportunity to grow technical skills in Big Data
  • Startup with mature roots from a large parent company
  • New product development
  • Passionate management team with a successful track record
  • A think-outside-the-box mentality
  • Cubicle, collaborative environment
  • Emphasis on work/life balance
  • Excellent benefits, high retention rate


What will I be doing?

  • Acting as a key contributor
  • Framing and architecting a Hadoop Ecosystem to accommodate the surge in data
  • Using Hadoop and Spark
  • Working closely with front-end developers to create and implement database APIs to optimize data retrieval
  • Developing and maintaining existing Perl-based APIs
  • Maintaining API documentation
  • Replacing existing MySQL implementation with PostgreSQL
  • Developing specifications and design documentation
  • Designing system tests for API validation
  • Supporting deployment, maintenance, and troubleshooting of production software


What skills/experience do I need?

  • 3-5 years of experience with a Big Data System
  • Proficiency with Spark, Hadoop
  • At least 5+ years of experience working on API development with an emphasis on MySQL and Perl
  • 5+ years building JSON-based applications
  • Experience with MySQL database administration
  • Experience implementing database APIs to optimize data retrieval
  • Hands-on experience in production environments for deploying and troubleshooting applications
  • Proficiency with scripting languages on Unix/Linux systems such as Python and Bash
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related field


Location: Dallas, TX


Citizenship: U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. This company is currently unable to provide sponsorship.


Salary: 100 – 130K + 401K Match + Benefits


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