• Cassandra - Datastax

    Job Location(s) US-National
    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/14/2018 11:44 AM)
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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 - Cassandra/Datastax in our Data Solutions practice. This is a national position that can be located in any well-connected city. Perficient is on a mission to help enterprises take advantage of modern data and analytics architectures, tools, and patterns to improve the business operations and better engage customers.  Perficient’s Data Solutions practice has won dozens of industry awards for our state-a-the-art and innovative solutions that we provide our customers.  This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to assist Perficient and its customers to grow the capabilities necessary to improve care through better use of data and information, and in the process take their career to the next level. 


    Job Overview:

    As a Senior Technical Consultant - Cassandra/Datastax  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.
    • Develop applications in technologies including Cassandra, Datastax, Java, and Spark
    • Demonstrate the ability to adapt and work with team members of various experience level
    • Develop high-impact and performant software components as a part of a larger system that meets functional requirements..  
    • Mentoring technical client resources
    • Estimate task timelines and efforts for design, development, and testing.
    • Participate in team design meetings, daily scrum meetings, and other development team meetings
    • Participate in business requirements sessions with client, internal business and technical resources
    • Work with team members to identify, mitigate and resolve project issues and risks
    • Apply appropriate methodologies and techniques to solve complex business problems and technical challenges.
    • Design of object and data models
    • Perform development tasks as required working from requirements documentation, use cases, wire frames, technical models, and other related materials
    • Conduct technical design and code reviews and walkthroughs with technical team members
    • Create and execute unit testing. Review test plans and test cases for quality assurance.
    • Ensure quality with delivered technical solution and related documentation



    • Passionate developer with 3-7 years of application development experience.
    • Breadth of experience with Cassandra, Datastax, Java, Spark, and Solr
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to create data models for Cassandra and communicate data modeling best practices
    • Strong debugging, problem solving and investigative skills. Ability to assimilate disparate information (log files, error messages etc.) and pursue leads to find root cause problems.
    • Experience with Agile/Scrum methodology.
    • Self-starter who can work independently.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Computer Science, Math, Engineering or comparable major.
    • Strong consulting and communication skills. Ability to work effectively with various organizations in pursuit of problem solutions.

    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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