Sr. Data Engineer - Big data/ Data Warehouse (ETL) Support
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
12d ago

What is the opportunity?

Working within the DNA (Data N Analytics) team, to provide technical services and support for application testing, pre-production verification, and production support.

You will partner with existing support team members, as well as numerous Lines of Business and will be a key player in providing technical support for file processing, data access, performance and process optimization.

You will perform analysis required to provide timely resolution of technical issues, to maintain business partner Service Level Agreements.

You will also provide direction, expertise, feedback, coaching and development to build the capability of more junior staff and continually enhance your skills and build knowledge in all aspects of the Hortonworks platform and RBC organization.

What will you do?

  • Provide support for Hortonworks Hadoop processing, process deployments and usage standards.
  • Respond to technical issues, flagged as failures.
  • Respond to Pager calls within the prescribed time frame.
  • Perform application support and recovery as documented in the associated Runbook
  • Assist with technical investigations and impact analysis.
  • Propose and affect changes to improve current procedures and documentations and avoid recurring failures.
  • Participate and facilitate walkthrough reviews of technical specifications, programs and unit test plans.
  • Provide Hortonworks Hadoop related technical support for production processes, including required level of 7X24 on call support (On a rotational basis).
  • What do you need to succeed?

    Must Have

  • Basic skills in Unix scripting
  • 3-5 years previous work experience as a Technical Systems Analyst (ETL)
  • 2+ year work experience with Big Data Framework Hadoop (Spark, HBase, MR, HDFS, etc.), with solid understanding of distributed system concepts and design
  • Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to trouble shoot and provide guidance in resolving complex
  • Analytical and problem solving skills including the ability to trouble shoot and provide guidance in resolving complex production issues.
  • Experience with Terradata and Hortonworks
  • Nice to Have

  • 2 + year hands-on experience with big data processing framework Spark
  • 3+ years in the financial services industry would be an asset
  • Familiar with Agile / Scrum and experience with continuous integration development
  • Working knowledge of Confluence, GIT would be an asset.
  • Knowledge of Datameer, Microservices and Mainframe concepts would be an advantage
  • What’s in it for you?

    Besides being a cool team, we thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients succeed.

    We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Continued career advancement opportunities
  • Exposure to strong mentorship and leadership examples
  • Opportunities to be a valuable member of a close-knit, collaborative team that encourages networking
  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits.
  • 4 weeks vacation
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    About RBC

    Royal Bank of Canada is Canada’s largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization.

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    We have over 80,000 full- and part-time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S.

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    RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.

    We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal / Native American status or any other legally-protected factors.

    Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

    City : Toronto

    Address : 88 Queens Quay West - 7th Floor

    Work Hours / Week : 37.5

    Work Environment : Office

    Employment Type : Permanent

    Career Level : Experienced Hire / Professional

    Pay Type : Salary + Variable Bonus

    Required Travel(%) : 0-25

    Exempt / Non-Exempt : N / A

    People Manager : No

    Application Deadline : 08 / 31 / 2018

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