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Principal Big Data Developer

Location: San Francisco, CA, United States
Job # 10628065
Date Posted: 03-15-2018
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Principal Big Data Developer

San Francisco, California, United States

About Barrick
Barrick is the gold industry leader with a vision of wealth generation through responsible mining; wealth for our owners, our people, and the countries and communities with which we partner.  Our objective is to maintain and grow industry-leading margins, driven by innovation and our digital transformation; managing our portfolio and allocating capital with discipline and rigor; and leveraging our distinctive partnership culture as a competitive advantage. We aim to cultivate a high-performance culture defined by the following principles: a deep commitment to partnership, consistent execution, operational excellence, disciplined capital allocation, and continual self-improvement. We are obsessed with talent, and seek out fresh perspectives and challenging ourselves to think differently as we transform Barrick into a leading 21st century company.
Position Description:
Barrick is looking for a Principal Big Data Developer that has a deep understanding of big data and will enable big data analytical solutions for Barrick’s mines. Works with and alongside Digital team and business users to continuously collect insight from maintenance data and enable Barrick to do ‘smart’ maintenance.
  • Ensure that data pipelines are scalable, repeatable, and secure, and can serve multiple users within the company
  • Enable big data and batch/real-time analytical solutions that leverage emerging technologies
  • Collect, parse, manage, analyze and visualize large sets of data using multiple platforms
  • Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture, design, and high performing software
  • Translates business requirements into system requirements
  • Code, test, and document new or modified data systems to create robust and scalable applications for data analytics
  • Implement security and recovery tools and techniques as required
  • Work with developers to make sure that all data solutions are consistent
  • Ensure all automated processes to preserve data by managing the alignment of data availability and integration processes
  • Develop standards and processes for integration projects and initiatives
  • Minimum of 10-15 years of experience with 5 years in data science
  • Master’s or PhD Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related quantitative discipline
  • Understanding of high performance algorithms and R statistical software
  • Experience in industry data science (e.g., machine learning, predictive maintenance) preferred
  • Capability to architect highly scalable distributed systems, using different open source tools
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and lead others, and to work with minimal direction, with the proven ability to coordinate complex activities
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience with agile or other rapid development methods
  • Demonstrated experience with object oriented design, coding and testing patterns as well as experience in engineering software platforms and large-scale data
  • Experience in developing presentations and communications to be shared with internal and external stakeholders
  • Expert knowledge of data modeling and understanding of different data structures
  • Experience using big data batch and streaming tools
  • Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them
  • Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace
  • Passion for innovation and “can do” attitude
What we can Offer You 
  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses, benefits, and stock purchase plans where applicable
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • An Opportunity to transform Traditional Mining into the future of Digital Mining
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with the industry colleagues are endless
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across Barrick locations
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