Country:

United States

Cities:

Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle

Area of expertise:

Analytics

Job Description

Do you view data as an art and a science? So do we.

Avanade leads in providing creative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business, and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 34,000 digitally connected people across 24 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation.

How we support you:

We believe in gender equity and an inclusive community. We offer a comprehensive benefits package: generous vacation allowance disability coverage, retirement plans, paid maternity and paternity leave, life insurance, hotel and travel discounts, extended benefits to cover items that support your well-being, health, dental and vision insurance, professional development and paid Microsoft certification opportunities. 

About you:

You draw on your considerable experience in bringing data and statistics to life to solve sometimes complex problems, and you’re comfortable looking after several projects at once. You’re able to make your own decisions while at the same time supporting more junior team members.


As a Big Data/PySpark Engineer at Avanade, you will have a deep understanding of the architecture, performance characteristics and limitations of modern storage and computational frameworks, with experience implementing solutions that leverage: HDFS/Hive; Spark/MLlib; Kafka, etc. You will have knowledge in Apache Spark and/or Python programming, deep experience in developing data processing using PySpark such as reading data from external sources, merge data, perform data enrichment and load into target data destinations. Deep experience in developing data processing tasks using PySpark such as reading data from external sources, merge data, perform data enrichment and load into target data destinations. Knowledge of python packaging, azure/data lake, and data bricks. Experience with ML. Manage large volumes of structured and unstructured data and extract & clean data to make it amenable for analysis. 80% travel is required.

Key Technologies:

Must-haves:
Apache Spark
Python
PySpark 
Hadoop
SQL
Azure or AWS

Pluses: 
Cosmos DB
TensorFlow
Apache airflow 
Snowflake 
Linux OS

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Key Role Responsibilities:

Demonstrated expertise working with and maintaining open-source data analysis platforms, including but not limited to: 
Pandas, Scikit-Learn, Matplotlib, TensorFlow, Jupyter and other Python data tools 
Spark (PySpark), HDFS, Kafka and other high-volume data tools 
SQL and NoSQL storage tools, such as MySQL, Postgres, Cassandra, MongoDB and ElasticSearch.
Deep understanding of the architecture, performance characteristics and limitations of modern storage and computational frameworks, with experience implementing solutions that leverage: HDFS/Hive; Spark/MLlib; Kafka, etc.
Technical background in computer science, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, statistics or other quantitative and computational science 
Hands-on experience using Big Data and statistical analysis tools such as Hadoop/Spark, SQL
Experience transforming Data at a scale using Spark/PySpark
Working experience with Linux OS (Redhat/Ubuntu)
Excellent communication skills (speaking, presenting)



Preferred Years of Work Experience:
You likely have about 2-6 + years of relevant professional experience.

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About Avanade

Avanade leads in providing innovative digital services, business solutions and design-led experiences for its clients, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. We welcome all, and seek talented individuals who can bring their whole self to work, build inclusive teams and encourage diversity inside and outside the organization. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.