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Data Engineer
Los Angeles

Slalom is a purpose-driven consulting firm that helps companies solve business problems and build for the future, with solutions spanning business advisory, customer experience, technology, and analytics. We partner with companies to push the boundaries of what’s possible—together.

Job Title: Data Engineer

As a Data Engineer for Slalom Consulting, you'll work in small teams to deliver innovative solutions on Amazon Web Services, Azure and Google Cloud using core data warehousing tools, Hadoop, Spark, Event Stream platforms, and other big data related technologies. In addition to building the next generation of data platforms, you'll be working with some of the most forward-thinking organizations in data and analytics. 

Who are you?

  • You’re a smart, collaborative person who is passionate about technology and driven to get things done.
  • You’re not afraid to be bring your authentic self to work.
  • You embrace a continuous learner mentality.

Why do we work here?

Each of us came to Slalom because we wanted something different. We wanted to make a difference, we wanted autonomy to own and drive our future while working with some of the best companies in Los Angeles leveraging the coolest technologies.

What does our recruitment process look like?

Our process is highly personalized. Some candidates complete their process in one week, others can take several weeks or even months. Deciding to take a new job is a big decision, so regardless how long or short the process may be for you, the most important thing is that you find your dream job.


  • Proficiency in data modeling and design/development in SQL and NoSQL
  • Experience of data mining techniques and working with data intensive applications
  • Analytical approach to problem-solving; ability to use technology to solve business problems
  • Passionate about learning new technologies
  • Hands-on development experience using open source big data components such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, HBase, Flume, Mahout, Sqoop, and Presto
  • Optionally, experience with programming scripting languages such as Java, Python, Pearl, Ruby, Scala
  • Experience with streaming analytics and/or batch processing
  • Experience with Linux/Unix
  • Knowledge of cloud platforms, for example:
    • ​Hadoop: Experience with storing, joining, filtering, and analyzing data using Spark, Hive and Map Reduce
    • Experience with AWS or equivalent cloud platforms
    • AWS: Experience designing, deploying, and administering scalable, available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
    • Extensive experience with EC2, S3, Redshift, RDS, Kinesis, and DynamoDB
    • Microsoft Azure: Experience designing, deploying, and administering scalable, available, and fault tolerant systems on Microsoft Azure using HDInsights or Analytics Platform System (APS)
    • Experience with Azure Management Portal, Azure Machine Learning, and Azure SQL Server

Preferred Experience

  • 6+ years of business intelligence and consulting experience
  • BS, or equivalent, in Math, Computer Science or an applied quantitative field
  • Experience working with various verticals (e.g., insurance, utilities, manufacturing, financial services, technology)

Slalom is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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