Big Data Developer

The Jonah Group is searching for Big Data Developers with experience designing and developing enterprise solutions.

What We Do:
Jonah has produced high quality commercial systems for the banking, auto finance, capital markets, health insurance and pension plan industries (to name a few). We consistently work towards designing and building high-performing enterprise solutions with emphasis placed on great user experience, robust architecture, and a perfect fit. Here at Jonah, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute your technical expertise alongside a team of software specialists who are passionate about what they do.

What You’ll Do:
• Design and hands-on development of big data solutions
• Interface with IT and business to understand functional and non-functional requirements and map these into the big data solution
• Implementation of new features, mappings, and workflows
• Design and development of data model and ETL implementations to support new data feeds
• Create documentation and document all developed mappings
• Mentoring team members on various big data technologies and best practices
• Organize and participate in code reviews
• Ability to prioritize, estimate, and deliver results for competing activities on time and within budget

Your Preferred Profile:
• 3+ years of enterprise level experience in the design, development, and implementation of big data solutions
• Solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals, BI, and Big Data platforms
• Proven experience working with big data components such as Hadoop, Spark, Scala, Pig, Hive, Sqoop, Flume, HBase, and MapReduce
• Experienced with Java and multithreaded application development
• Hands-on experience designing relational OLTP and OLAP databases on leading platforms, and implementing associated SQL scripts and stored procedures
• Ability to implement and address operational issues (e.g. scripting and monitoring in Big Data environments)
• Strong Linux experience, including bash knowledge and scripting experience (e.g. Python)
• Experience in designing and developing unit test systems and cases

What Sets You Apart:
• Exceptional oral and written communication skills
• Previous experience in software consulting
• Capital Markets experience, particularly in middle-office risk management
• Bachelor’s Degree or better in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering

What You’ll Like About Working Here:
• Family-friendly benefits and vacation time
• Annual training budget and professional development for fulltime employees
• The flexibility of a software consulting environment; project variety, adapting to new business domains, and building complex applications
• Ability to flex your creativity muscle, and have your opinions heard
• A work culture where you’ll look forward to coming in every day
• Enough coffee and tea to appease your daily caffeine fix
• Free food and beverages during events like Thursday Night Socials
• Downtown Toronto location (easily accessible by public transit)

Feel free to send us your resume anytime to We’ll keep your information on file (honest!) for that fateful day when preparation and opportunity collide, and together we will unleash your awesome skills on our next new project. Please include “257 – Big Data Developer” in the subject line. We want to thank all individuals who apply and will be contacting suitably qualified applicants as soon as we can.

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