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Data Engineer

Company: Cognizant Technology Solutions
Location: College Station
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Data Engineer
Position Overview
A Data Engineer in Cognizant's AIA (AI & Analytics) practice brings relevant context to data for business and IT for intelligent systems and critical decisions. They work within the domains of data management, to integrate high-variation and/or high-velocity data to produce answers and enable clients to ask an entirely new class of questions. They will use a variety of tools and techniques to deliver better, faster, and intelligent data to some of the world's most successful businesses - our clients.

  • Build and deliver data pipelines to store data in a way that is accessible, performant, secure, and sustainable
  • Prototype solutions, prepare test scripts, and conduct tests for data replication, extraction, loading, cleansing, and data modeling for data warehouses
  • Review and validate data loaded into data lakes/warehouses for accuracy
  • Develop proofs of concept and evaluate design options to deliver ingestion, search, metadata cataloging and scheduling of data pipelines
  • Data engineering in line with standard processes and Cognizant's reference architecture
  • Understand and detail technical use case requirements to deliver data movement and transformation solutions

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in IT-related field and 0-3 years of IT experience
    • Strong business interpersonal skills (including written and oral)
    • Programming experience with Python, Python Pyspark or Java development for modern data engineering
    • Strong background in relational data models
    • Exposure in Data Pipelines & SQL / NoSQL (e.g. Cassandra, HBase) and Relational Database management systems
    • Exposure to implementing PaaS services on public clouds - Azure, AWS, GCP, Databricks, Snowflake, SingleStore, Oracle, Informatica
    • Strong problem solving and analytical thinking skills

      Distinguishing Qualifications

      • Full Data lifecycle development experience
      • Industry experience (financial services, insurance, retail, healthcare, life sciences, communications)
      • Experience in developing and deploying distributed computing applications using Open Source or cloud native services.
      • Shown understanding of data applications including Hadoop components (HDFS, HBase, Hive, Sqoop, Flume, etc.)
      • Exposure to data analytics and data mining tools/applications such as Tableau, QlikSense /QlikView, R or SAS
      • Exposure to working with SQL, Relational Database Management Systems (e.g., SQL Server, Oracle)
      • Development workflows (e.g., Microsoft VSTS)
      • Experience leading teams

        Data Engineers will be deployed to these cities:Austin, TX; Dallas, TX; Bentonville, AR; Charlotte, NC; Cincinnati, OH; Columbus, OH; Hartford, CT; Juno Beach, FL; Mountain View, CA; Basking Ridge, NJ; Mt Laurel, NJ; New York, NY; Oakland, CA; Owing Mills, MD; Pleasanton, TX; Portland, OR; Richmond, VA; St. Louis, MO; Santa Clara, CA; Seattle, WAwhere you will work alongside other experienced Cognizant associates delivering technology solutions. Applicants must be willing to relocate to one of these major geographic areas.
        Start Date
        Data Engineers will start in two cohorts:June or August 2024. We will communicate your exact start date at the time of offer. While we will attempt to honor candidate start date preferences, business need and position availability will determine final start date. Exact start dates will be communicated with enough time for you to plan effectively.
        Why Choose Us?
        Cognizant delivers solutions that draw upon the full power and scale of our associates. You will be supported by high-caliber experts and employ some of the most sophisticated and patented capabilities. Our associate's diverse set of backgrounds offer varied perspectives and fuel new ways of thinking. We encourage lively discussions which inspire better results for our clients.
        If you're comfortable with ambiguity, excited by change, and excel through autonomy, we'd love to hear from you!
        Salary and Other Compensation:
        The annual salary for this role is $73,000.00 depending on experience and other qualifications of the successful candidate.
        This position is also eligible for Cognizant's discretionary annual incentive program, based on performance and subject to the terms of Cognizant's applicable plans.
        Cognizant offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements:

        • Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
        • Paid holidays plus Paid Time Off
        • 401(k) plan and contributions
        • Long-term/Short-term Disability
        • Paid Parental Leave
        • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

          The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. Cognizant reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.
          Work Authorization
          Due to the nature of this position, Cognizant cannot provide sponsorship for U.S. work authorization (including participation in a CPT/OPT program).Employee Status : Full Time EmployeeShift : Day JobJob Posting : Mar 11 2024About CognizantCognizant (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 185 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 @USJobsCognizant.Applicants may be required to attend interviews in person or by video conference. In addition, candidates may be required to present their current state or government issued ID during each interview.Cognizant is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.If you have a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or submit an application, please email with your request and contact information.

Keywords: Cognizant Technology Solutions, College Station , Data Engineer, Engineering , College Station, Texas

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