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Database Architect / Data Engineer



Excellence Leaves a Lasting Impression: Bring Your Vision to shape a better world.
At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways — developing many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable buildings, transport and civil engineering projects. Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of over 14,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best professionals to meet our clients’ needs.
Our New York office is currently seeking a Data Engineer to join our Applied Data Strategy Team. We are perpetual problem solvers and are always seeking new and innovative ways to help our clients bring ideas to life. Why are developers important to Arup? We like people who think big. We create the biggest pieces of hardware and software in the world, but our industry is still learning what this means. Bridges and tunnels and skyscrapers all over the world are our MVPs; how can you help us make them better? We are looking for people excited by the potential to use digital thinking to shape a better physical world.
As part of our growing Applied Data Strategy team, you will have experience:
  • with open-source projects and rapid prototyping
  • with graphically communicating complex information and processes simply
  • working with complex data sets
About you:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Computer Science (competencies in data structures, algorithms, database design, object oriented design and design patterns)
  • 2+ years demonstrable proficiency in three or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Scala, C# (or VB.NET), Python
  • 2+ years of experience with Cloud Hosting and Deployment (e.g. AWS, Azure, Heroku), PaaS and SaaS
  • 2+ years experience with Web Application and Server Architectures (e.g. MVW, REST APIs, Apache, Nginx)
  • 2+ years experience with Relational Database Systems and SQL
  • 2+ years experience using SQL (Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, Postgres) and/or NoSQL (HBase, Redis, MongoDB) data stores
  • 2+ years experience in at least one scripting language (Python, Perl, BASH, PowerShell, PHP)
  • 2+ years experience in Data Mining and Data Cleaning
  • A working knowledge of Big Data technologies (e.g. MapReduce, Spark, Storm, HDFS)
  • An interest in Data Science and Machine Learning
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
Bonus Points:
  • If you have worked in an Architecture or Engineering firm
  • If you have worked with software typical to AEC industry – Revit, Rhino, various BIM interfaces
  • If you know client-side programming languages
  • If you think information is beautiful and powerful
Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless.  Arup is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Number: NEW000085
Category: Information Technology
New York, New York, United States

Date Posted: Aug. 12, 2016
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