Senior Data Engineer in Toronto ON

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The Judge Group
Senior Data Engineer
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Toronto ON
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Our client is currently seeking a Senior Data Engineer

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Position Title: Senior Data Engineer

Duration: Full Time

Location: Toronto, ON

  • Client is seeking a Senior Data Engineer, to join our rapidly expanding IT Organization and assist us as we work to be a digital leader in our industries
  • Perform technical systems and data flow development in a variety of projects for complex front, middle and back office applications, with a focus on the reporting and analytics environment; this environment is built on a Microsoft Azure cloud and is underpinned by a Hortonworks Hadoop stack
  • Perform technical systems and data flow design for small-to-medium sized projects
  • Work with multiple project execution and deployment teams (e.g. Development Architecture, Release Management, Production Support)
  • Work closely with source system SMEs to produce source to target mappings
  • Translate business requirements to technical specifications
  • Work closely with the technical leads and architecture teams, and align solutions that meet the departmental architectural vision
  • Able to handle multiple priorities seamlessly


  • 8+ years of hands-on development experience in multiple projects, with progressively increasing responsibility
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience working with data warehousing like applications and big data.
  • Experience leveraging big data technologies (One or more of Hadoop, Python, Spark) is required.
  • Exposure to Microsoft Azure (or other cloud) platforms is preferred
  • Experience working with various data exchange formats (JSON, CSV, XML etc.)
  • Solid understanding of relational and dimensional database design and knowledge of logical and physical data models is preferred
  • Experience with SDLC and/or Agile methodologies for project development, and participation in all phases of project development, is required
  • Excellent knowledge of SQL and Linux shell scripting
  • Experience in deploying and managing SQL and NoSQL databases is preferred
  • Experience with job scheduling (TIDAL, CAWLA, Oozie) and file transfer (e.g. SFTP)
  • Excellent diagnostic, analytical and problem-solving skills are preferred
  • Experience with continuous delivery tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Circle CI), and an understanding of the principles and pragmatics for build pipelines, artefact repositories, zero-downtime deployment, etc. is preferred
  • Experience building real-time data pipelines using Kafka or spark streaming is preferred

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