• API Engineer

    Job Locations US-TX-Irving
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/15/2018 4:11 PM)
  • Overview


    7-Eleven is looking for a Sr. Technical Lead for BigData Apache Spark and APIs to join the Digital Technology Team. You’re joining a multidisciplinary team of project managers, data engineers and API Developers who work to provide Big Data for both OLAP and OLTP. 


    About the job:

    The Sr. Technical Lead is part of the Enterprise Data Engineering Team. They are responsible for executing to both the roadmap and backlog for the product and enhancing the digital experience.


    The TL must have a strong and continuously evolving technical mastery of BigData, Distributed Computing and RESTful API development focused on Python and apache spark. This includes actively participating in design sessions and code reviews as well as being capable of contributing to the coding velocity of the developer pool (as needed).

    Additionally, the TL will provide a technical point of view on how to grow and improve 7-Eleven Data Strategy and work side-by-side with the Product Managers.  


    About you:

    Your areas of expertise span historical practices, best practices and innovations.  You have a passion for hands-on coding, putting the customer first and delivering an exceptional experience through the creation of extendable and re-usable products.

    • Builds and drives teams, enterprise partners and vendors in delivering innovative digital products through the creation of re-usable RESTful APIs and developing batch processing of data using Apache-Spark.
    • Ensures efficient execution of overall product delivery by prioritizing, planning and tracking sprint progress. This will include development of shippable code and knowledge sharing.
    • Actively engages in product and business discussions with a technical eye for feasibility and adherence to overall roadmaps and architectural strategy.
    • Models an environment of strong collaboration and partnership with engineers, domain architects, product leaders, stakeholders and partners to drive execution of roadmap, negotiate changes in priorities and manage communication of impacts.


    • Expert in Python, Apache Spark or Python, Azure
    • Knowledgeable in cloud platforms (preferable Azure, Kubernetes Services, and Docker containerization), micro-services architecture, CI/CD solutions (including Docker), DevOps principles, message queue systems and background task management.

    Internal Posting Dates: 10/15 - 10/25


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