Data Engineer – Talend

  • Market Standards
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Cognizant Technology Solutions UK Ltd
  • 19 Feb 18 2018-02-19

Senior software engineer with experience designing and developing data integrations solutions including big data architecture and analytic solutions. Skillset should focus on data integration & migration utilizing Talend, Scala & Spark for developing and migrating big-data on AWS cloud platform. Candidate must be willing to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage multiple assignments. Must actively support and contribute to the Agile practices adopted by the development team. Must have a proven history of building data pipelines carrying high volume data

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementing data ingestion/presentation/semantics data layers using Talend as guided by BA/Data Governance. 
  • Uses the data ingestion/data transformation frameworks developed by the consultants and where necessary assist in the development of new frameworks /or framework variants. 
  • Has a domain understanding of both the data and the use cases and therefore is responsible for creating common profiles for data elements to facilitate discovery and reusability.
  • Data discovery processes
  • Skills in data modelling (both structured and unstructured) data
  • Skills in metadata repositories (Talend/Distro)
  • Skills in data acquisition (ingestion and metadata)
  • Skills in data manipulation: Talend, Java, Drill, Scala, Python
  • Experience with Hadoop / Hive.

Essential Skills:

  • Good experience with Talend Big Data and Talend Data Integration
  • Good implementation experience in AWS cloud platforms.
  • Development of Talend data intake, cleansing and transformation process in a Cloudera Data Lake framework.
  • Batch and streamed data flows in and out of Cloudera.
  • Co-Design of comprehensive Tech Metadata management framework under Cloudera
  • Integration of In Memory Data Grid solutions.
  • Integration with Salesforce
  • Talend Job optimization and integration into Oozie.
  • Good DBMS knowledge : Redshift, Oracle, MS SQL, MySQL, Postgresql,
  • Data discovery processes
  • Skills in data modelling (both structured and unstructured) data
  • Skills in metadata repositories (Talend/Distro)
  • Skills in data acquisition (ingestion and metadata)
  • Skills in data manipulation: Talend
  • Experience with Hadoop / Hive.
  • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
  • Demonstrable track record as an owner: someone who can take a concept and make it real.
  • A thirst for knowledge and continuous improvement.

The following 3 Talend certifications

  • Talend Data Integration Basics
  • Talend Data Integration Advanced
  • Talend Big Data Basics

Nice to have skills:

  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
  • Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Data management and analytics
  • Generation of data catalogues/models to user communities (e.g. ERWIN)
  • Knowledge of Cloudera platform: HDFS, Hbase, Hive, Impala.
  • Scala, Python / Spark Programming
  • Skills in data manipulation: Lambda, Solr etc.
  • Experience with Spark environment

Certification in below Talend modules

  • Talend Big Data Advanced – Spark
  • Talend Data Mapper Essentials
  • Talend Data Integration Admin

About Cognizant 

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.