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Big Data Engineer

Req #: HQS00001087-ZN
Location: Houston, TX US
Job Category:Information Technology

Seeking Big Data Engineers!


This exciting role will deepen and broaden your skills with leading edge technologies in the data and analytics space. Team members have a chance to make a difference in operational efficiency and help to improve customer experiences through data-driven insights.  Let’s explore!

Job overview and responsibilities
United Airlines is seeking talented people to join the Data Movement team within the Enterprise Data Analytics organization. EDA organization is responsible for driving data driven insights & innovation to support the data needs for commercial and operational projects with a digital focus. As a Sr. Data Engineer on the team:

  • You will partner with various teams to define and execute data acquisition, transformation and processing for operational and analytics initiatives that create sustainable revenue and share growth
  • The role is responsible for designing, developing and operationalizing ETL/ELT programs to support the data needs of cross functional projects
  • This role will also drive the adoption of data processing and analysis within the Hadoop environment and help cross train other members of the team
  • Leverage strategic and analytical skills to understand and solve customer and business centric questions
  • Coordinate and guide cross-functional projects that involve team members across all areas of the enterprise, vendors, external agencies and partners
  • Leverage data from a variety of sources to develop data marts and insights that provide a comprehensive understanding of the business
  • Develop and implement innovative solutions leading to automation
  • Use of Agile methodologies to managie projects
  • Participate in training and sharing technical knoweledge with team members



  • BS/BA, in computer science or related STEM field
  • We are seeking creative, driven, detail oriented individuals who enjoy tackling tough problems with data and insights. Individuals who have a natural curiosity and desire to solve problems are encouraged to apply
  • 2-4 years of experience with Hadoop technologies like Hive, HBASE, Spark, Kafka, Nifi
  • 5-7 years of strong working experience with ETL tools like Ab Initio, SSIS, Talend or Pentaho
  • 3-5 years of experience with relational database systems like MS SQL Server, Oracle, Teradata
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualification
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position


  • MS in computer science or related STEM field
  • Experience with on prem & cloud based systems
  • Data engineering experience with transportation/airline industry
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • 2 years of hands on software development experience with Python, Java
  • Strong knowledge in Hadoop space

Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT 








Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT

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