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Principal Data Engineer - QuantumBlack

  • Tokyo


  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field (i.e., Computer Science, Machine Learning)
  • Strong experience with at least two of the following technologies: Python, Scala, SQL, Java
  • Commercial client-facing project experience is helpful, including working in close-knit teams
  • Ability to work across structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data, extracting information and identifying linkages across disparate data sets
  • Meaningful experience in multiple database technologies such as Distributed Processing (Spark, Hadoop, EMR, Traditional RDBMS (MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL), MPP (AWS Redshift, Teradata, NoSQL (MongoDB, DynamoDB, Cassandra, Neo4J, Titan)
  • Ability to clearly communicate complex solutions
  • Strong understanding of Information Security principles to ensure compliant handling and management of client data
  • Experience and interest in Cloud platforms such as: AWS, Azure, Google Platform or Databricks
  • Strong experience in traditional data warehousing / ETL tools (Informatica, Talend, Pentaho, DataStage)
  • Strong command of both English and Japanese (N2 or above)

Who You'll Work With

You will be based in Tokyo and will be part of the Analytics team. As a Principal Data Engineer, you work closely with our clients and our Data Scientists in order to curate, transform and construct features which feed directly into our modelling approach.

This is a hybrid client-facing/technical role using state of the art technologies, whilst also being able to communicate complex intractable ideas to non-technical audiences. Collecting clear requirements is a key part of this role and will define the technical strategy the team employs on the study.

What You'll Do

As a Principal Data Engineer at QuantumBlack in Tokyo...

You will work in multi-disciplinary environments harnessing data to provide real-world impact for organisations globally. 

In this role you will influence many of the recommendations our clients need to positively change their businesses and enhance performance. You will work with clients to model their data landscape, obtain data extracts, and define secure data exchange approached.

You will collaborate with our data scientists to map data fields to hypotheses and curate, wrangle, and prepare data for use in their advanced analytical models. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to be involved in end-to-end data management for bleeding edge Advanced Analytics and Data Science.

You will learn to Influence, develop and master best-practice around modern tools that support rapid development of analytics solutions like Python, Spark, Airflow and apply other cutting edge data solutions to real world problems.

Please submit your CV in English 

Visit our Careers site to watch our video and read about our interview processes and benefits

As an equal opportunity employer, QuantumBlack encourages applications from all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, disability, pregnancy, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief. We maintain a sense of community rooted in respect and consideration for all employees where any evaluation is based simply upon individual work and team performance.

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Job Skill Group - CSS Associate
Job Skill Code - APS - Analytics Specialist
Function - Technology
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Post to LinkedIn - Yes
Posted to LinkedIn Date - Thu Feb 14 19:00:00 GMT 2019
LinkedIn Posting City - Tokyo
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LinkedIn Posting Country - Japan
LinkedIn Job Title - Principal Data Engineer - QuantumBlack
LinkedIn Function - Engineering;Marketing
LinkedIn Industry - Management Consulting