Lead Hadoop Developer
Chicago, IL 
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Job Description

At IRI, we deliver growth to clients based on big data-our predictive analytics and forward-thinking insights help CPG, OTC, health care, retailers, and media companies remain relentlessly relevant, capture marketing share, connect with consumers, and deliver market-leading growth. The convergence of our proprietary, on-demand cloud-based technology and our client-focused colleagues leads to a seismic shift in drivers of success in all industries.

For IRI colleagues, we focus on the moments that matter. From meaningful work and impact to continuous improvement we challenge ourselves to grow both professionally and personally. You'll feel a true sense of connection and purpose in your work and will craft the direction of your career in a highly personalized way. No matter the department you join, you'll find yourself constantly growing and developing the skills of the future to deliver client growth. We believe in the undeniable strength that diverse people, cultures, thought and skills bring to our business, our clients, our people, and our communities. We are committed to nurturing a dynamic culture that embraces and celebrates openness, collaboration, creativity, equity, inclusivity, and growth for all.

What will I be doing?
As a Lead Hadoop Developer, you will focus on our industry-leading product, IRI Lift. This product allows marketers to determine if their digital advertising campaign efforts are driving and impacting sales in real-time. In this role, you will use your knowledge in big data technology specifically Hadoop to partner with internal and external teams to analyze requirements to participate in the design and development of code to ensure consistency, quality, best practices, and performance of applications. By doing so you will allow our clients to receive an accurate and granular understanding of advertising campaigns' impact on offline and e-commerce sales.

Job Responsibilities
  • Lead the design and development of big data technologies
    Establish and provide architectural direction, and act as technical oversight on complex development projects
  • Participate in the overall planning, execution, and success of the team by partnering with business partners, and other development teams in the organization
  • Contribute to the successful delivery of the product technical strategy/road map
  • Provide leadership & mentoring to other team members

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience developing and designing big data solutions using Hadoop & Spark
  • Hands-on experience designing and implementing data pipelines in Hadoop/Spark using Hive
  • Experience working in big data environments and developing data-driven, analytical applications
  • Strong background in design and architecture review
  • Experience with Bash or Shell scripting in a Linux environment
  • Advanced programming experience with Java & Python
  • Knowledge of different phases of SDLC
  • Quick learner and open to learning new technologies in related areas
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with distributed teams
  • Analytical thinker with problem-solving aptitude

About Us
As one of the original innovators in Big Data, IRI integrates the world's largest set of otherwise disconnected purchase, media, social, causal, and loyalty data to help CPG, retail, over-the-counter health care, and media companies grow their businesses. We combine this data with predictive analytics to uncover new consumer insights and integrate them on the most technologically advanced, cloud-based visualization platform. Learn more

Our Benefits
We offer a comprehensive benefits package (health, paid time off, 401(k), etc.) with additional unconventional offerings such as volunteer time off, flexible work arrangements, virtual doctor access, etc., along with the unrivaled benefit of working with our people - the best in the business.

Our Culture
We're thrilled we get to work on the most interesting business challenges facing the CPG and retail industries. We regularly uncover new "aha moments!" by closely collaborating with our colleagues and developing competencies centered around the following values: Collaboration, Personal Development, Executional Excellence, Client Growth, Innovation, and Creativity.

IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

About Vestar Capital Partners
Vestar Capital Partners is a leading U.S. middle-market private equity firm specializing in management buyouts and growth capital investments. Vestar invests and collaborates with incumbent management teams and private owners to build long-term enterprise value, with a focus on Consumer, Healthcare, and Business Services & Industrial Products. For more information on Vestar, please visit .

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IRI is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: DOL Poster. IRI is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to Talent.Acquisition@iriworldwide.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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