Sr. Big Data Engineer & Masters or PhD Required

at Surge

Surge Forward is looking for smart, self-motivated, experienced, senior-level consultants who enjoy the freedom of telecommuting and flexible schedules, to work as long-term, consistent (40 hrs/week) independent contractors on a variety of software development projects.


- Advanced degree (M.S. or Ph.D.) in Engineering, Math, Finance, Computer Science, Physics- OR related industry experience for 2-5 years in production/client-facing environments, with a focus on analytic products and projects with a Bachelors in Engineering, Math, Finance, Computer Science, Physics- Able to write SQL scripts and dialects for analysis and reporting- Experience using one or more programming languages including Python- Experience with Cloud Platforms including AWS- Strong experience in Excel- Experience with big data: processing, filtering, and presenting large quantities (100K to Millions of rows) of data- Manipulate spreadsheets with Python or another scripting language- Experience with Tableau or other visualization tools- Experience with statistical tools (e.g. R) and analysis, regression modeling and forecasting, time series analysis- Experience deploying and integrating into production systems and data-driven products- Strong communication skills and ability to multi-task

- PST preferred- Will require a 30-45 min test and tech interview (likely different for this position)

Preferred Qualifications:- Experience in advanced machine-learning methodologies including supervised and unsupervised learning- Experience with clustered data processing including Hadoop, Spark, Map-reduce, Hive- Experience using programing languages Scala and Bash- End-to-end experience designing and deploying

Only candidates located in the immediate area can be considered at this time. Sorry, No Visas.

Resume must include the tech stack under each job directly on the resume in order to be considered.

For immediate consideration, email resume and include your cell phone number and start date: [email protected]