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Data Engineer

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Date: Aug 4, 2019

Location: Palo Alto, CA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 50111 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Data Engineer to join our team in Palo Alto, California (US-CA), United States (US).


  • Create and maintain the optimal data pipeline architecture based on platform and application requirements
  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements
  • Identify, design, and implement process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc
  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources
  • Work with stakeholders including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs.
  • Recommend, select and integrate the data tools and frameworks required by the SMART Platform and Applications
  • Design and implement data integration strategies and processes using industry standard methods and tools

Mandatory Skills:

  • 7+ years of overall technology experience, with 5+ years of data management, modeling and architecture design experience;
  • 3+ years' using SQL and RDBMS systems for analytic querying as well as Python;
  • 5 years' experience with integration of data from multiple data sources;
  • 3 years' experience with Hadoop, Kafka, HDFS;
  • 3 years' experience using various ETL techniques and frameworks, such as Flume or Informatica;
  • 3 years' experience building stream-processing systems, using solutions such as Storm or Spark-Streaming;
  • 3 years' using Big Data querying tools and approaches including Parquet, Hive, and Impala;
  • 3 years' experience with Spark;
  • 3 years' experience with NoSQL databases, such as Cassandra, MongoDB, or CouchDB;
  • 3 years' experience with various messaging systems, such as MQTT or RabbitMQ;
  • 3 years' experience working in public cloud environments like AWS, Azure and GCP.

Additional Skills:

  • Experience with assisting Data Scientists with conforming and integrating data, data preparation and data cleansing, and then automating that work over time.
  • Good understanding of Lambda Architecture, along with its advantages and drawbacks
  • Experience with Cloudera/MapR/Hortonworks
  • Experience working in large-scale, highly complicated and global environments – Japan experience is a plus
  • A strong team-oriented mindset.

This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.

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