Data Engineer

Data Engineer

DecisionNext is building the next generation big data predictive analytics platform to help customers across multiple industries make high-value decisions and improve end-to-end performance. We are looking for an experienced Data Engineer to join our Engineering team in San Francisco.

The candidate will develop and maintain the big data data platform for DecisionNext. The data platform, running on Linux environment in Amazon Cloud, will include both relational and NoSQL technologies to support both distributed processing & storage of large datasets and realtime delivery of insights. Experience in Python is preferred, but candidates with strong experience in other scripting languages are encouraged to apply.

The Engineering Team at DecisionNext is a multi-disciplinary group responsible for building, maintaining, and operating complex predictive analytics platform and end-user web applications. Members of the Engineering team take responsibility for a portion of the system within their core expertise, contribute to areas outside their core, and help build a professional and collegial atmosphere.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Strong fundamental understanding of data architecture and design
  • 3-5 years of big data experience working in Hadoop, Spark, Mongodb, Cassandra or similar technologies
  • Experience building, deploying and maintaing data platforms is highly preferred
  • Experience working in ETL tools like DataStage, Pentaho or Talend
  • Experience working in a cloud environment like AWS, Rackspace or Softlayer a plus
  • Comfortable working in an agile fast pace startup environment
  • Good analytical and communication skills

About DecisionNext

DecisionNext is a new company with a big development agenda. We are a SaaS analytics company helping customers in multiple industries make high-value decisions across the enterprise. We optimize a company’s end-to-end performance by linking supply markets to demand markets through analytical frameworks and applications. Our products influence purchasing, selling and operational decisions by analyzing, understanding and balancing key information flows and demand factors.

DecisionNext offers the ground floor opportunity and excitement of an early stage startup but with established contracts and development plans of a mature company. The founders have an extensive track record in the space of optimization and predictive analytics. We are looking for talented scientists and engineers to help us build next generation analytical software in a flexible and congenial startup atmosphere. DecisionNext is an equal opportunity employer based in San Francisco. Candidates must be local or able to relocate.

DecisionNext does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. DecisionNext will not agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee without a signed service agreement. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, DecisionNext explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

If interested please send your resumé and cover letter to Ryan MacDonald at ryan.macdonald@deciscionnext.com

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