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Spark Big Data Developer


Saama Technologies Inc
Headquarters: Campbell, CA
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Does solving complex business problems and real world challenges interest you? Do you enjoy seeing the impact your contributions make on a daily basis? Are you passionate about using data analytics to provide game changing solutions to the Global 2000 clients? Do you thrive in a dynamic work environment that constantly pushes you to be the best you can be and more? Are you ready to work with smart colleagues who drive for excellence in everything they do?
If you possess a solutions mindset, strong development skills, and commitment to be part of a tremendous journey, come join our growing, global team. See what Saama can do for your career and for your journey.

  • BS/MS degree in computer science or related discipline
  • 3+ years of experience in IT with 1+ years Apache Spark experience.
  • 1+ years of experience designing and implementing data ingestion and transformation for big data platforms. (Spark, Sqoop, Kafka, etc.)
  • Proven track record designing highly parallelized data ingestion and transformation jobs in Spark including Spark Streaming.
  • Production experience working with Apache Spark clusters.
  • Knowledge of Java, Scala and how they are used in big data projects.
  • Ability to create & implement data engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, documentation, build processes, automated testing, and operations.
Key Relationships:
  • All project team members at onsite & offshore
  • Enterprise Architecture Teams
  • Data Modelers
  • Business Teams
  • Upstream & Downstream Application teams
  • PMO Teams - Internal & Client
  • Operations support teams at Onsite and Offshore
  • Results-oriented and a self-starter who enjoys a challenge and needs minimal support and direction.
  • Works well in structured environment handling multiple threads
  • Takes initiative; challenges status quo
  • Learns quickly; takes smart risks & experiments.
  • Consulting skills; identifies key requirements in dynamic environments.
  • Positive Attitude, Communication & Influence skills. Able to communicate effectively and credibly with clients, and other team members. Effective in both written and spoken communication.
  • Stays the course despite challenges & setbacks
What We Value
  • Integrity: doing the right thing
  • Solutions: solving core, complex business challenges
  • Collaboration: working as one team
  • Innovation: changing the game
  • Transparency: communicating openly
  • Enjoy & Celebrate: having fun
About Saama Technologies:
Enabling Intuition with Ingenuity and Integrity
Saama is a Silicon Valley based company focused on Life Sciences industry in areas of accelerating Clinical Trials using artificial intelligence and machine learning while leveraging proprietary big data analytics platform.
Our focus is to turn raw data into actionable insights that enable enterprise leaders to make timely and reliable decisions for critical business discovery. We have 20 years of history solving data management and advanced analytics challenges for Industry leading fortune clients.
Saama is a leader in assisting the life sciences companies around the globe to transform their businesses by creating outcomes in accelerating drug pipeline development, patient-centric transformation across the value chain and effective operationalization of value-based pricing. All these business outcomes assist stakeholders in processing the operational and real-world data generated from bench-side (clinical development and operations) to bed-side (post market launch). Saama Solutions have a unique approach to providing cognitive intelligence and integrated experience through pre-built assets and quick-start application modules for faster time to value.
Saama believes in innovation, connection with their customers and partners, team building and social responsibility. Intellectual curiosity drives innovation at Saama. The team is made up of intelligent, driven, charged up, helpful people, who share a passion for data and analytics, are courageous, take calculated risks, and execute with speed in a market that demands nothing but excellence.
Our DNA is D&A™