Posted 28 days ago by


Irvine, CA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Mid-Level

We are currently looking for a Data Engineer to join the Thales Avionics, a subsidiary of Thales USA team in Irvine, CA.

The Data Engineer will work closely with big data, reporting and analytics. They should be familiar with data extraction, preparation, loading of data from a variety of relational and non-relational sources into a cloud based Big Data environment. This individual will be familiar with contract and business required reporting compiled from large Data Extracts. This position is necessary to continue to be able to complete the necessary customer reports outlined in existing business contracts.

Key Responsibilities:
  • This individual will work with existing team members to produce all reports to existing release schedules.
  • This person shall have the skills to be able to work alone as well in a team environment.
  • Review existing tools utilized by the department and offer suggestions for tool improvement in the handling of all data sources.
  • Shall suggest and build data and analytic tools that will offer insight into the pipeline to better existing key performance indicators.
Required Education, Competencies and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent quantitative field or equivalent blend of education and experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar Data Engineer role
  • Experience working with large data sets and extracting from structured or unstructured datasets
  • Demonstrated ability to build processes that support data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.
  • Experience building and optimizing ‘big data’ data pipelines, architectures and data sets.
  • Experience with displaying data Geospatially.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to project manage and work with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with the following tools and technologies a plus:
    1. Cloudera Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, NiFi, ElasticSearch, Hive, Solr
    2. Relational SQL and NoSQL databases
    3. Data visualization tools such as D3js, leaflet.
    4. AWS cloud services such as EC2, EMR, RDS and Redshift
    5. Stream-processing systems such as Storm and Spark-Streaming
    6. Programming languages and related web technologies such as Python, Java, Javascript, C++, JSON, R etc.

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