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Software Engineer
Basking Ridge, New Jersey  |  Hybrid, Onsite
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Applied on July 2, 2022
Job Id #56140 Posted May 4, 2022

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • Candidate will be part of data reporting product space, working on oncall/production support, application resiliency requirements and creating self-service reporting capabilities/extracts based on business requirements, perform PoCs to validate design patterns and technology fitment etc

Ideal Background:

  • production support experience supporting applications processing large volumes of data
  • building monitoring/observability solutions
  • proactive and accountable in meeting commitments
  • broad tech skills in data engineering space - spark, scala, kafka, dev/ops etc


  • Software engineering maturity, combination of development and production support experience

Top Requirements:

  • Data Engineering - Spark, Scala, Hadoop, PostGreSQL
  • Dev/ops
  • Experience in Kubernetes or similar container platform

Team and Team size:

  • Candidates will be part of scrum team, consisting of 4-7 developers

Top Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a strong developer with experience working in data engineering area, Ideal candidate will be a self starter with enthusiasm to probe and willing to learn quickly.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Code and test for data engineering team
  • Work closely with rest of scrum team in meeting sprint commitments
  • Provide oncall production support (incl weekends) on rotation basis
  • Collaborate with business users in understanding the problem statement, triage/debug to uncover the root cause, potential code fixes
  • Follow defined processes/procedures git commits, code merge, deployment planning activities, code reviews, etc.
  • Proactive and Accountable in seeking clarity and meeting commitments by working with rest of the team members, product owner, leads to understand the user stories.


  • Experience in production support for business critical applications
  • 2+ yrs experience in dev/ops
  • 2+ yrs experience as a developer
  • 1+ yrs experience in Agile
  • 2+ yrs experience with data engineering space (spark, scala, kakfa, Hadoop, PostGreSQL etc), Java programming is a plus.
  • 1+ yrs experience with leveraging application monitoring tools for varied technology platforms
  • 1+ yrs experience with implementing Kafka or similar streaming technologies
  • Exposure to CI/CD tooling, supporting cloud-based applications, Kubernetes/Docker containers

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.


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