• Senior Scala Developer

    Job Location(s) US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/12/2018 4:35 PM)
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    Technology Experts - Technical Consultant
  • Overview



    At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


    We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.



    Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a Senior Technical Consultant in our Minneapolis office located in Minneapolis,MN.


    Job Overview:

    As a Senior Technical Consultant you will participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle which includes estimating, technical design, implementation, documentation, testing, deployment and support of application developed for our clients. As a member working in a team environment you will take direction from solution architects and Leads on development activities.




    • Participate in technical planning & requirements gathering phases including Design, code, test, troubleshoot, and document engineering software applications.
    • Ensuring that technical software development process is followed on the project, familiar with industry best practices for software development.
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level.
    • Collaborate with application developers, end users, operational leadership, and subject matter experts to understand current and future goals. Recommend modern technology stacks to meet those goals and help engineering teams migrate towards their use.
    • Utilize analytical, process, and/or technical skills to meet project objectives and deliverables that are self-directed and within project scope 


    • Design and build micro-services in Java and Scala
    • Provide expertise to continuously improve the architecture and systems to support predictive models in a distributed environment.
    • Provide expertise regarding the integration of applications across the business. 
    • Hands-on experience in Apache Spark Core, Apache Spark Streaming and Kafka
    • Proven experience in building in Data Driven applications using a combination of Java/Scala and the Spark framework
    • Proven expertise w/leveraging big data components (not limited to...Hive, HBASE, Oozie, Kafka etc) to build large scale data processing systems.
    • Expertise in two or more of the programming languages (Java, Spark, Python, R)
    • Ability to work independently and drive solutions end to end leveraging various technologies to solve data problems and develop innovative big data solutions.
    • Experience with a distributed/parallel computing engine such as Apache Spark or Hadoop · Experience wrangling terabytes of big, complicated, imperfect data ·
    • Well versed with Spark Streaming API’s, Strong in SQL
    • Good understanding of Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Data understanding
    • Good Understanding in Scala programming
    • Builds prototypes, and data models using Python, Spark, or Scala
    • This role will be responsible for playing an instrumental role in building out scalable and robust back-end systems in Scala serving web applications for a technically demanding/impactful project.
    • Collect, store and manage large data sets from multiple source systems and third parties.
    • Anticipate future demands of initiatives related to people, technology, and business when designing solutions.
    • Collaborate with Business Intelligence and other IT teams when designing processes to persist model predictions, calling models from other system
    • Provides design recommendations based on long-term IT organization strategy. 
    • Develops enterprise level application and custom integration solutions including major enhancements and interfaces, functions and features. Uses a variety of platforms to provide automated systems applications to customers.​
    • Good to have : Any experience with open source integration tools
    • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Math, Engineering or comparable major

    Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes paid time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


    More About Perficient


    Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


    Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


    Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


    Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. 



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