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Remote Spark developer jobs

We, at Turing, are looking for talented remote Spark developers who will be responsible for cleaning, transforming, and analyzing vast amounts of raw data from various resources using Spark to provide ready-to-use data to the developers and business analysts. Here’s your chance to accelerate your career by working for top Silicon Valley companies.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Create Scala/Spark jobs for data transformation and collection
  • Process huge amounts of unstructured and structured data
  • Write unit tests for data transformation
  • Install, configure and maintain enterprise Hadoop environment
  • Create Scala/Spark jobs for data transformation and collection
  • Process huge amounts of unstructured and structured data
  • Write unit tests for data transformation
  • Install, configure and maintain enterprise Hadoop environment
  • Assign schemas using Hive tables and deploy HBase clusters
  • Design data processing pipelines
  • Use ETL tools to load data from different sources into the Hadoop platform
  • Develop and review technical documentation
  • Maintain the security and privacy of Hadoop clusters

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of experience working on Spark-based applications (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Experience working on complex, large-scale big data environments
  • Hands-on experience in Hive, Yarn, HDFS, HBase, etc.
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • 3+ years of experience working on Spark-based applications (rare exceptions for highly skilled developers)
  • Experience working on complex, large-scale big data environments
  • Hands-on experience in Hive, Yarn, HDFS, HBase, etc.
  • Experience with technologies such as Storm, Apache Kafka, Hadoop, etc.
  • Well-versed in programming languages like Scala, Java, or Python
  • Experience in working in ETL products, like Ab Initio, Informatica, Data Stage, etc.

Preferred skills

  • Expertise in writing complex SQL queries, importing and exporting vast amounts of data using utilities
  • Ability to write abstracted, reusable code components
  • Communicate and coordinate across various teams
  • A good team player with a strong attention to detail
  • Expertise in writing complex SQL queries, importing and exporting vast amounts of data using utilities
  • Ability to write abstracted, reusable code components
  • Communicate and coordinate across various teams
  • A good team player with a strong attention to detail

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Spark developer?
A Spark developer works on cleaning, transforming, and analyzing huge amounts of raw data from different resources to prepare ready-to-use data for development and analysis purposes. It helps in both ad-hoc requests and also data-pipelines that are embedded in the production environment.
What kind of developers does Turing hire?
We, at Turing, hire remote developers for over 100 skills like React/Node, Python, Angular, Swift, React Native, Android, Java, Rails, Golang, PHP, Vue, among several others. We also hire engineers based on tech roles and seniority.
What level English is necessary to get a job?
Communication is crucial for success while working with American clients. We prefer candidates with a B1 level of English i.e. those who have the necessary fluency to communicate without effort with our clients and native speakers.
What is Spark software used for?
Spark developers can work on a wide variety of projects. Using the Spark core data processing engine, you also get access to libraries for SQL, ML, Graph computation and stream processing which can all be used together in applications.
How is Turing different from other remote based job providers?
It is the combination of our core business model and values that makes us different from others. We provide full-time, long-term projects to remote developers whereas most of our competitors offer more freelance jobs.
Do developers need to pay any fees for Turing's services?
No, the service is absolutely free for software developers who sign up.
What is Turing?
We are a Palo Alto-based 'deep' jobs platform allowing talented software developers to work with top US firms from the comfort of their homes. We are led by Stanford alumni and successful A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan Siddharth and Vijay Krishnan.
How many rounds do I need to clear before selection?
After uploading your resume, you will have to go through the three tests -- seniority assessment, tech stack test, and live coding challenge. Once you clear these tests, you are eligible to apply to a wide range of jobs available based on your skills.
When working with Turing do I need to pay taxes in the U.S. or in my country?
No, you don't need to pay any taxes in the U.S. However, you might need to pay taxes according to your country’s tax laws. Also, your bank might charge you a small amount as a transaction fee.
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In a nutshell, Turing aims to make the world flat for opportunity. Turing is the brainchild of serial A.I. entrepreneurs Jonathan and Vijay, whose previous successfully-acquired AI firm was powered by exceptional remote talent. Also part of Turing’s band of innovators are high-profile investors, such as Facebook's first CTO (Adam D'Angelo), executives from Google, Amazon, Twitter, and Foundation Capital.

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