Senior Big Data Developer (SAP)

  • As a member of our Research & Development team you will be working with a group of exceptionally talented and motivated colleagues with a diverse background and significant SAP experience.  Our team works in an agile mode there for flexibility, adaptability and ability to learn quickly is key.   Our team will engage directly with customers to understand the business challenges and use cases.  We then develop a solution approach and build a prototype solution that addresses the use case.   We develop prototypes in an agile mode with minimal specifications.To excel in our team you will need to:
  • Develop software prototypes based upon a high level use case and persona
  • Quickly learn new development languages if required
  • Work in a very unstructured environment where activities and tasks change frequently
  • Have a very good understanding of software programming and the ability to “pick up” new programming languages quickly
  • A good understanding of big data and Hadoop
  • Continually enhance your existing skills and seek new areas for personal development
  • Be a strong, committed, reliable team player; as well as being a proactive networker, and  self-starter

Education and Qualifications

  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years relevant work experience with Enterprise Software Development
  • Strong programming skills in object oriented programming language like Java
  • A deep understanding large scale data processing – Hadoop, Spark, HDFS & Hive
  • Experience with Scala and/or Python (optional but desirable)
  • Experience with data modeling in SAP HANA (optional)
  • Experience with Kafka / Spark Streaming desired
  • Strong application development experience including experience with state of the art development tools (Git, Gerrit, Maven, CMake…) and the Apache Hadoop eco system
  • Able to work onsite in Palo Alto, CA. No relocation offered.



Job posted 5/25/2016