by Angela Guess
Electronic Arts is looking for a Senior Manager of Data Platform Engineering in Redwood City, CA. According to the post, "The EADP Data Group is responsible for developing a new unified Big Data pipeline across all franchises at Electronic Arts. This platform will incorporate data collection, ingestion, processing, access and visualization all built on a modern, cloud based tech stack with best-in-class tools. The Data Group will provide the tools and platform which powers the future state of game development, marketing, sales, accounting and customer experience. We are looking for seasoned hands on development manager who is interested in working on a large scale distributed data system from the ground up for one of the most creative, innovative companies in technology."
Qualifications for the position include the following: "7+ years working with large-scale systems and data platforms/warehouses. A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in algorithms, data structures, and software design. 10+ years of software development experience, writing clean re-useable code, test-driven development, and continuous integration. Extensive experience with MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, or other NoSQL stacks a strong plus. Fluency with Java, SQL, Perl/Python, or C++. Fast prototyping skills, familiarity with scripting languages such as bash, perl, awk, python. Experience working with columnar analytics databases or relational databases is a plus. Experience with data modeling and BI tools is a plus. Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a highly dynamic fast-paced environment. Great communication, time-management, and teamwork skills."
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