Job Details

Production Support Analyst, Scala/Kafka


Date Opened: 06/24/2021

Job Type:

Job Number: 2000046J

Job Description

What This Position is All About:

The Analyst, SCALA is responsible for design, coding, unit testing, integration testing, and implementation of integration development projects. This role will require API development on IBM Integration Bus (IIB v10). Being able to understand large enterprise level architecture, provide design recommendations, and work with cross functional application teams to provide the best solution to meet the project needs are crucial for the role. In addition, unit testing to verify logic of new or modified programs, create appropriate documentation for work assignments, and documentation of production support requirements are expected.

Who You Are:
  • You lead by example, and can easily maintain your composure under pressure
  • Your oral and written communication skills are obviously effective and clear
  • You utilize your strong communication skills to inspire, direct, and lead your team to meet all proposed deadline
You Also Have:
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Quick adoption of new technologies and development languages.
  • Understanding of SOA development best practices.
  • Experience with IBM MQ or other message flow technologies.
  • Minimum of 3 years of development background in IBM Middleware technologies.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of Web Services development.
  • Proven ability to work independently in a dynamic environment with multiple assigned projects and tasks.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to develop complex mappings and workflows in accordance with requirements.
  • Development experience in Java, Scala, Python, XML, XSD, DTD, SQL and preferable with database and Hadoop experience utilizing Kafka, Zookeeper, and Oozie is mandatory.
  • BE Degree in a Technical Curriculum
As an Analyst, You Will:
  • Designing detailed API specifications using YAML and RAML modeling languages
  • Web services development using Java, Scala, and Python
  • Ensuring development adheres to HBC development and configuration standards.
  • Performing unit testing and work with business partners to resolve any issues discovered during SIT, UAT, and production support.
  • Responsible for peer-review of Middleware mappings and workflows with cross functional application teams when required.
  • Maintain development and test data environments by populating the data based on project requirements.
  • Create and review specifications with peers as required.
  • Work with and provide knowledge transfer to support teams to promote mappings/workflows, implement enhancements and resolve any issues.
  • Conducts performance tuning as required on mappings, workflows, or SQL.
  • Maintains all applicable documentation pertaining to specific SDLC phases
How Often You May Travel:
  • NA
Your Life and Career at HBC:
  • Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
  • Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate
  • A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
  • Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
  • An amazing employee discount

Job Qualifications

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.


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