The bank for a changing world

We are looking for

Big Data Engineer

Apply REF: 047617

At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Job Description Summary


  • Demonstrate a deep knowledge of, and ability work in Big Data engineering ecosystem with complex data sourcing, building pipelines.
  • Partner end-to-end with Product Managers and Data Scientists to understand business requirements and design prototypes and bring ideas to production
  • You are an expert in design, coding, and scripting
  • You love automating your code
  • Facilitate problem diagnosis and resolution in technical and functional areas
  • Encourage change, especially in support of data engineering best practices and developer satisfaction
  • Write high-quality code that is consistent with our standards, creating new standards as necessary
  • Demonstrate correctness with pragmatic automated tests
  • Review the work of other engineers in a collegial fashion to promote and improve quality and engineering practices
  • Develop strong working relationships with others across levels and functions
  • Participate in, and potentially coordinate, Communities-of-Practice in those technologies in which you have an interest
  • Participate in continuing education programs to grow your skills.
  • Serve as a member of an agile engineering team and participate in the team's workflow



Required Experience


  • 3-6 years of experience as a professional software engineer
  • 2-4 years of experience with big data technologies
  • Experience with Cloudera/Hortonworks Hadoop stack with on premise solution implementation
  • Experience in building, distributed, scalable, and reliable data pipelines that ingest and process data at scale and in batch and real-time
  • Strong experience in programming languages/tools including Java, Scala, Python, Spark, SQL, Hive
  • Experience with streaming technologies such as Spark streaming.
  • Experience with various messaging systems, such as Kafka
  • Experience in implementing Streaming Architecture
  • Working experience with various NoSQL databases such as Cassandra, HBase, MongoDB,
  • Working experience with time-series DB such as Apache Druid
  • Working knowledge of various columnar storage such as Parquet, AVRO and ORC
  • An understanding of software development best practice, Agile/Scrum
  • Enthusiasm for constant improvement as a Data Engineer
  • Ability to review and critique code and proposed designs, and offer thoughtful feedback in a collegial fashion
  • Skilled in writing and presenting - able to craft needed messages so they are clearly expressed and easily understood
  • Ability to work independently on complex problems of varying complexity and scope
  • Familiarity with ML and AI 

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.
Primary Location: United States-Arizona-TempeJob Type: Full-timeJob: Technology