Speaker

Zachary Nanfelt, Business Intelligence Software Engineer at FIS

Zachary Nanfelt

Business Intelligence Software Engineer, FIS

Zachary Nanfelt is a Business Intelligence Software Engineer at FIS. Coming from a Software Engineering background, he started his career in Big Data when he worked hand-in-hand with the CTO of a previous company to scrap together a Hadoop cluster in 2013 at a Hackathon. His latest work has involved providing value to the enterprise by leading the Spark development work for a project which has replaced a legacy ETL which was soon to collapse under the load with a more modern scalable approach using Apache Spark! When not coding, Zachary enjoys climbing rocks and going for long bike rides.

Sessions

Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) Testing with Apache Spark

This session presents a simple, human-based approach to create test suites targeting multiple points of contact in a data solution. Commonly, an enterprise will pick a data processing solution with heavy GUIs because it can… Read more