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Sr Data Operations Engineer Video - CONTRACT

Date:  Oct 4, 2021
City:  New York
Company:  GFT Technologies SE

Sr Data Operations Engineer Video

GFT Group  New York, New York, United States

Location: Plano, TX

The new GFT Sr Data Operations Engineer Video serves as a technical leader in Operations team for the video data ingest platform and build next-gen operations systems; supports and improves key aspects of infrastructure services including security, availability, performance, and analytics; creates procedures/run books for operational and security aspects of all platforms; suggests best practices for security, cost optimization and infra monitoring system; continuously integrates and delivers in all aspects of the software development life cycle across multiple, interconnected software products.

More about the role/activities:

Provide Advanced Business and Engineering Support Services

Provide advanced business and engineering support services to end users. Escalate issues as needed

Gather business details from Product owner and business stakeholders, and provide updates

Research and deploy new tools and frameworks to maintain a big data platform. Implement new monitoring tools while achieving balance between strategic design and tactical needs

Assist with creating programs for training and onboarding new customers

Troubleshoot customer issues to resolve problems. Provide issue review and triage problems for new service/support requests

Track all details in the issue tracking system (JIRA) and PagerDuty on-call system

Use DevOps automation tools, including GitLab build jobs, and code development/testing tools

Fulfill any ad-hoc data or report request queries from different functional groups

On-call support for P1 issues on weekends/holidays on rotation basis

Required Skills/Experience


10+ years of total IT experience

5+ years supporting systems infrastructure operations, upgrades, deployments, and monitoring

3+ years of experience as a Data Engineer working with large, complex data sources, specifically image/video data and analytics

3+ years of experience with DevOps automation and building CI/CD pipelines – Terraform, Gitlab Runner/Jenkins, CloudFormation, etc.

2+ years providing customer service directly to end users, especially with crisis management

Experience working with video data pipelines in both batch and streaming environments with technologies for computer vision such as AWS Rekognition, Kinesis, or Panorama; experience working with video formats and codecs/compression formats such as MP4, AVI, MOV, H.264

Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Airflow, Step Functions, etc.

Experience designing, building, or operationalizing large scale data applications using AWS services (Spark, EMR, RedShift, Kinesis, Firehose, Athena, Lambda, Glue) in combination with other platforms

Working experience and excellent understanding of AWS services

Experience implementing role-based security/management, AD integration, IAM security policies, and auditing in a Linux/Hadoop/AWS environment. Familiar with penetration testing and scan tools for remediation of security vulnerabilities

Hands on experience with monitoring tools such as AWS CloudWatch, Datadog, and Elastic Search

Demonstrated success learning new technologies quickly

Experience developing with Java or Python

Nice to have:

Qualified N2 JLPT professional in Japanese language

Ability to work with different geo regions

Data Science tools (nice to have): Jupyter, Tensor flow



What we can do for you:

  • Competitive Base Salary Based on Experience plus metric based performance bonus
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Excellent Company Culture with Individual Development Plans to map out your career growth
  • Professional Development Training
  • An opportunity to work in a global environment
  • Open door policy with management

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