Data Engineer

Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43202

Company: American Chemical Society

CAS uses intuitive technology, unparalleled scientific content and unmatched human expertise to help companies create groundbreaking innovations that benefit the world. As the scientific information solutions division of the American Chemical Society, CAS manages the largest curated reservoir of scientific knowledge, and for 115 years, has helped innovators mine, assess and apply that information to keep businesses thriving. The CAS team is global, diverse, endlessly curious and strives to make scientific insights accessible to innovators worldwide.


CAS is currently seeking a Java/Scala Developer to join the teams building applications for our Big Data architecture and Data Lake – our Content Engine. This position will be located in our headquarters in Columbus, Ohio.


Technologies and Tools We Use to Build Solutions:

Hadoop, Scala, Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, Map-Reduce, Solr, Lucene, Docker, AWS, OpenStack, Jenkins, Maven, Git, Java, Groovy, JavaScript, Python, Jetty, REST, Node, Eclipse, IntelliJ, SQL, Linux, Gerrit, Junit, Ruby, Cucumber, Jira, Confluence


Job Responsibilities:

· Participate on an Application Delivery Team developing software applications and systems, creating or enhancing CAS content, content-pipelines, products and solutions in a complex Big Data ecosystem.

· Develop test-automation, deployment-automation and observability for software builds across various operating domains, continuing to enhance the existing CI/CD platform for our Enterprise Data Hub and Content Pipelines.

· Participate in the operation of large scale cluster-computing environments and complex content-pipeline applications and job-queues, generating new content-builds and content-streams.

· Collaborate with teammates and product owners grooming backlogs of epics and stories for upcoming development sprints.

· Connect across the organization in our Communities of Practice to build influential working relationships, preparing your career for tomorrow.

· Stay abreast of the latest technology trends through individual and team training opportunities.


Job Requirements:

· 4-year degree in computer science or engineering, or equivalent job experience.

· Application Delivery and Software Development: at least 2 years of experience.

· Big Data: mid-level experience with the big data technology stack (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Scala, Kafka, Cascading, Solr/Lucene etc.). This is highly desirable but not a requirement.

· Java and Scala/Spark Development: mid-level, full-stack experience creating enterprise applications with automated builds, automated deployments, shell-scripting, and operating domains using a Java-based technology stack (e.g. Java, Scala, Git, Jenkins, OpenStack, Docker, Maven etc.).

· AWS: some experience with AWS services like S3, EMR, EC2, Lambda and Cloudformation (CDK) is highly desirable.

· Quality Engineering: fundamental experience and knowledge of Automated Testing, Test-driven Development, debugging, troubleshooting, and optimizing code/automation.

· Leadership: willingness to provide ownership for team deliverables and to adopt CAS Operating Principles related to trust, organizational growth, team building, and team performance.

· Pair Programming: candidates need to have experience or be willing to pair with others when it makes sense.

· Clear Communication and Healthy Dialogue: candidates must be comfortable and eager to discuss work items and issues in team settings.

· Passion for Development: preference for candidates that actively learn on the job and outside of work. We are a team of developers that constantly seek to improve our craft and we expect to work with the same.

· Cross Functional Skill Development: willing to learn new skills and roles to meet the needs of their team.



Chemical Abstracts Service offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including a generous vacation plan, medical, dental, vision insurance plans, and employee savings and retirement plans. Candidates for positions with Chemical Abstracts must be authorized to work in the United States and not require work authorization sponsorship by our company for this position now or in the future. EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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