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Big Data/Hadoop Specialist

Big Data/ Hadoop Specialist

On behalf of our client, Procom is looking for Big Data Scientist for 3 months contract position in Winnipeg, MB.


Big Data /Hadoop Specialist Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivery of assigned tasks within the delivery cycle of a project.
  • Understands a broad spectrum of client’s technology in order to deliver part of a detailed technical design, which meets customer requirements. Understanding and developing analytics project objectives from client business perspectives
  • Formulating these objectives into an analytics problem statement
  • Exploring and understanding data
    • Identifying data quality issues
    • Uncovering early insights from the data to include subsets to explore further
  •  Extracting, transforming, and loading data into appropriate databases
  • Cleansing data as appropriate for modeling
  • Developing mathematical models to address the analytics problem statement
  • Evaluating mathematical models using statistical or other structured methodologies
  • Deploying mathematical models that have validity in answering the analytics problem statement
  • Preparing technical and business presentations and demonstrations; and participating in customer meetings.


Big Data /Hadoop Specialist Required Skills

  • Ideal candidate would have 3+ years of work experience in analytics working with Big Data to convert large volumes of structured and unstructured data into actionable insights and business value. 
  • Hands on experience with R preferably in columnar or NoSQL databases, especially in
  • performing descriptive, exploratory data analysis
  • creating mathematical or statistical predictive models
  • creating mathematical or statistical prescriptive models
  • Vertica or similar database a plus. 
  • Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Experience in the following programming languages desired:  Python, R, SQL, SAS, Java, and Unix Shell Scripting. 
  • Some knowledge and experience with Hadoop Framework preferred:  HDFS Architecture, Parquet Files, Hive, HBase, HCatalog, Apache Spark, and Pig.
  • Internship, classroom or on the job experience with Data Integration tools such as Informatica, Ab Initio, and Talend desired.
  • Experience with the following Visualization tools desired:  SAS Visual Analytics, R Visualization, Qlikview, TIBCO Spotfire, and Tableau. 
  • Must possess ability to interact with both business and technical clients using presentation, speaking, and writing skills. 
  • Master’s Degree preferred in Data Science, Analytics, Operations Research, Statistics, Mathematical Sciences or related disciplines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of research methodology or process such as CRISP-DM
  • Strong analytical thinking, technical analysis, operations research and data    visualization/manipulation skills.
  • Ability to learn and draw on new analytical techniques.
  • Developing project management skills


Big Data /Hadoop Specialist Assignment Length

3 Months


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