Website KPMG

Company Description:

Lighthouse: Center of Excellence for Data & Analytics + Intelligent Automation

Why KPMG Lighthouse?

Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Lighthouse — KPMG Canada’s Center of Excellence for Data & Analytics + Intelligent Automation — applies data science to solve real-word business problems and operationalize AI. Join a diverse team which is always curious and learning, thinking independently and working collaboratively, has a passion to solve difficult problems and has fun doing it.

KPMG Lighthouse Toronto has an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer, Consultant to join our team! This role will be a rewarding experience for you if you:

  • Thrive on challenges and work best in a fast-paced environment where each day is different
  • Work well in a project team environment and have strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Have a permanent “figure it out” mindset

What you will do:

As a Big Data Specialist:

  • Big data architecture design, implementation, optimization
  • Support data pipelines, data mining/science algorithms, visualization engineering
  • Experience with object oriented design, coding, testing patterns as well as experience in engineering (commercial and open source) software platforms and large-scale data infrastructure.
  • Familiar with different architecture patterns of development
  • Ability to architect highly scalable distributed systems
  • Understand how algorithms work and have experience building high-performance algorithms

As a Developer:

  • Big data architecture design, implementation, optimization
  • Design problems, build solutions and deliver end-to-end services that provide business insights
  • Experts in cloud/on-prem/hybrid hosting solutions and full stack development

What you bring to the role:

As a Big Data Specialist:

  • Strong experience with large scale and/or distributed processing methodologies such as Hadoop, Storm, Spark, etc.
  • Sophisticated ability to rapidly ingest, transform and mind data
  • Ability to evaluate, design, test and manage ‘big data architectures’
  • Familiarity with programming methodologies such as version control, testing, QA, and development methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile

As a Developer:

  • Strong experience developing applications and programs using existing frameworks and tools
  • Familiarity with development frameworks such as .NET, Linux/UNIX, Web/Front-End/Back-End and Mobile
  • Ability to develop a variety of user oriented applications to delivery content in intuitive and innovative ways, through desktop, mobile apps and web interfaces
  • Familiarity with programming methodologies such as version control, texting, QA, and development methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile

Keys to your success:

  • Ability to apply data and analytics concepts to business problems
  • Ability to explain data and analytics concepts to non-technical team members
  • Strong knowledge in distributed computing architecture, massive-parallel processing big data platforms (Such as Hadoop, MapReduce, HDFS, Spark, Hive/Impala, H-Base/MongoDB/Casandra, Teradata/Netezza/Redshift)

Tagged as: Business Analytics, Data Science, Data Visualization, Engineering

Time Commitment :

May 2018 - August 2018

Compensation:

Bi-monthly

Application Instructions:

Cover letter, resume, unofficial transcript, work term report (if available)

Contact Person (Name):

Ininder Badwal

Contact Person (Email):

ininderbadwal@kpmg.ca
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