Verified Expert in Engineering
Big Data Engineer and Database Developer
Radu is a software engineer with nearly a decade of experience, excels in data engineering, and is a strong tech lead. Radu has delivered a variety of projects, including ETL pipelines, data platforms, and analytics. As a tech lead, Radu led both on-site and remote teams, handling architecture and data modeling, implementing Agile and software development best practices, stakeholder management, risk management, mentoring and hiring.
Scala, Spark, Big Data, Amazon Web Services (AWS), IntelliJ IDEA, MacOS
The most amazing...
...implementation I've led was for Ubix Engine, a big data platform that enables data science automation and advanced analytics applications.
- Led the team managing the entry points of a leading international marketplace. Led initiatives that were providing new features while at the same time refactoring a legacy codebase.
- Assisted in improving the process of the team. In a relatively short time, the team adopted TDD (test-driven development), CD (continuous deployment), knowledge sharing, a feedback culture, and defined the tech vision and the definition of "done."
- Supported and influenced the client to adopt a data-driven approach. By making better use of their data they made better business decisions.
- Managed and coordinated the required technical steps to handle a data leak incident.
- Participated in setting up the development plan for an analytics pipeline by gathering business requirements and defining the architecture.
Senior Big Data Consultant
- Led implementation for multiple components of Conduit, a lightweight data virtualization solution that provides secure connections to multiple data sources in real-time.
- Played an important part in defining the architecture and data modeling.
- Built and optimized data pipeline components such as database sinks, cloud data extractors, and Spark processing pipelines.
- Mentored and supported members of the team in completing tasks, achieving team objectives, and personal goals.
- Part of a fully remote team with people on three continents and large time zone differences.
- Led a team of six people towards building the Ubix Engine, a data platform that enables data science automation and analytics applications.
- Set up the groundwork for the Romanian office and built a team of six engineers.
- Guided the defining of the architecture and data modeling for complex problems.
- Advocated for and implemented software development best practices in the team.
- Mentored and supported members of the team in completing tasks and achieving team objectives and personal goals.
Big Data Engineer
- Assisted the team that delivered end-to-end solutions to big data projects in an Agile environment.
- Assisted with ETL pipelines, financial/healthcare analytics, and several components of XPatterns Connect, a big data analytics platform.
- Contributed to ambitious open source projects, main committer on Spark-Job-Rest-a highly scalable RESTful interface for submitting and managing Spark jobs and contexts.
Scala, SQL, Java, Python
Spark, Apache Spark, Akka, Hadoop
IntelliJ IDEA, Spark SQL, Elastic, ELK (Elastic Stack), Mesos, Jenkins, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI
ETL, Agile, Continuous Deployment, Continuous Development (CD), Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD), Pair Programming, Microservices, MapReduce, Test-driven Development (TDD)
MacOS, Databricks, Apache Kafka, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS Cloud Computing Services
Data, Big Data, Engineering, Software Engineering, Big Data Architecture, Data Virtualization, Mentorship, Public Speaking, Software Design, Knowledge Sharing, Team Mentoring, Meetups, Open Source, Cloud Computing, Cloud Platforms, Cloud Services, AWS Certified Developer, Architecture, AWS Cloud Architecture, Cloud Architecture
Spark Streaming, React, Spark ML, spray
NoSQL, Apache Hive, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), PostgreSQL, Cassandra, HDFS
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
Polytechnic University of Timişoara - Timişoara, Romania
AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
Amazon Web Services Training and Certification