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Spark / Scala Developer at Cognizant

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Richmond, Virginia

Job Description:

Why Choose Cognizant?

It takes a lot to succeed in today’s fast-paced market, and Cognizant Digital Business has become a proven leader in the industry. Cognizant love big ideas and even bigger ambitions. We stand out because we put human experiences at the core.

We help clients engage customers by envisioning and building innovative products and services. But we don’t stop there. We develop go-to-market strategies and invent entirely new business models, ensuring that every company we work with walks away with both inspiration and a plan.

Everything we do at Cognizant we do with passion—for our clients, our communities, and our organization. It’s the defining attribute that we look for in our people.

Spark / Scala Developer


  • Should have 6-9 years’ experience in the Software development in ETL/Data warehousing solutions. 3-5 yrs. of experience in Spark, Scala, Java, Cloud AWS implementations

  • Lambda, Cloud Formation/Terraform, SNS, S3, Shell Scripting, SQS, VPC, EMR, Cloud-Watch, API gateway, Docker, ECS/EKS, ELB, Rest API, Code Test/Deploy, CI/CD, Snow flake.

  • Develop and deploy distributed computing Big Data applications using Open Source frameworks

  • Requirement gathering and converting into Technical specification document

  • Expertise in Java/J2EE, spring, Spring Boot, Web Services, Spark, Scala, AWS,

  • Micro Services, Cassandra, Snowflake, Kafka, Shell Scripts and Web based technologies

  • Expertise in Developing multi-tier enterprise Applications using Internet technologies

  • Custom programs for data processing

  • Creation of jobs for scheduling the batches

  • Develop high volume transaction processing solutions

  • Technical Skill Set: Big Data computing, Spark, Scala, AWS, Unix, CICD

  • Deploy DevOps techniques and practices like Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Test Automation, Build Automation and Test-Driven Development to enable the rapid delivery of working code utilizing tools like Jenkins, Artifactory and Git

  • Manage multiple responsibilities in an unstructured environment where you're empowered to make a difference. In that context, you will be expected to research and develop cutting edge technologies to accomplish your goals

  • AWS /Spark certifications preferred

Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our excellent industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more creative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world.


Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Apache Spark PL1 Required
2 Amazon Web Services PL1 Required
3 Python PL1 Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.