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Apps Associates LLC Cloud Data Platform Analyst/Developer in Worcester, Massachusetts

The Cloud Data Platform ? Analyst and Developer role will participate in projects relating to the design and deployment of Cloud-based data and analytic solutions. The projects could include a data lake and/or a data warehouse and could cover a number of different use cases including structured data, semi-structured data, unstructured data, streaming analytics, big data analytics and machine learning.The ideal candidate will have hands on technical expertise and experience with designing, building, testing and deploying Cloud-based data pipelines and data platforms (i.e., data lakes and/or data warehouses) and also will have experience creating reports, dashboards and visualizations in Cloud-based business intelligence tools. While the role is primarily a development role that calls for very strong, hands-on technical skills, it is also important for the candidate to have strong communication, presentation and client interaction skills. This role will work with end users and IT personnel to identify requirements, develop designs and conduct testing. Although this role is not expected to play the lead in terms of overall solution design and architecture, it is expected that the candidate for this role will be a key contributor to the solution design and architecture. This role is also expected to work with the offshore team of Apps Associates in a collaborative manner to design and build solutions. It is a plus if the candidate has experience with data engineering and data platform development in the context of data science/machine learning projects and also has some understanding of machine learning and the machine learning lifecycle (although this is not a ?hard and fast? requirement for this role). The candidate is expected to have hands-on, technical development expertise and experience with the technologies, skill sets, design patterns and use cases outlined below. Please note that while it is not necessary to have experience in all of the items outlined below, experience in either Snowflake or MS Azure is required. ?Snowflake ?MS Azure data architecture and platforms including ADLS Gen2, Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse and Power BI ?Amazon Redshift and AWS Glue ?Google BigQuery ?Cloud-based ETL/ELT platforms like Informatica, Talend, Fivetran, Matillion, dbt, Apache Airflow, Stitch ?SQL, Python, Java ?Reporting and analytics platforms like Power BI, Tableau, Looker, Thoughtspot, Alteryx ?Data warehouse design and data modeling for data warehouses ?Data lake design patterns and technologies ? object-storage based and otherwise ?Design of data pipelines and ELT-based data integration ?Security design including SSO and row/data level security ?Processing of unstructured and semi-structured data Experience with the technologies and platforms below is considered a plus: ?Streaming and real-time analytics use cases and technologies like Apache Kafka ?Big data technologies including Hadoop (any major distribution) and Spark ?Data science and machine learning concepts and processes ? especially from a data engineering perspective ?Some knowledge and prior experience with master data and data governance platforms (e.g., Alation, Collibra, Segment, Informatica, Riversand, Reltio, Semarchy, etc) ?Prior experience with common corporate data sources including SAP, Oracle ERP (Cloud or on prem), Oracle Human Capital Management, Salesforce, Workday ?Knowledge and prior experience with Big Data platforms and data science/machine learning platforms Roles and Responsibilities include : The candidate for this role will be working on project delivery in a hands-on technical development capacity. More specifically, outlined below are the roles and responsibilities for this role: ?Provide technical expertise regarding Cloud data platforms and data?Work with end users and IT personnel to identify requirement ?Develop designs and solution architectures to satisfy the requirements for data pipelines, data lak