Senior Big Data Developer

Metro Detroit
X by 2 is a consulting firm specialized in business and technology transformation for healthcare and insurance clients. We enable our clients to achieve their most strategic business goals by aligning people, processes and technology across their enterprise. Careers with X by 2 offer rapid growth, constant learning, and the immediate chance to make an impact.

We're looking for people that have been playing the role of senior data developer and have aspirations to grow into roles such as data architects. These individuals have a passion for data and technology with the desire for impactful roles on challenging client projects.


    • Play key roles in data and integration projects. Senior Developer. Mentor. Technical Leader. Technical Project Manager
    • Participate and provide leadership in all phases of a project from discovery and planning through implementation and delivery
    • Design and develop reliable, scalable and maintainable data pipelines and data stores
    • Work closely and share ideas with fellow developers and architects
    • Participate in architecture definition, product selection, and data/database design
    • Collaborate in developing best practices, templates and patterns
    • Wear many hats and gain experience with tools, technologies and platforms across many technology stacks
    • Learn new things, and grow rapidly from constant exposure to innovative ideas, concepts, and patterns


    • Ability to learn and adapt quickly to new business domains and technologies 
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Ability to conceptualize and articulate ideas clearly and concisely
    • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Willingness to travel on an occasional basis, as local and possibly out-of-state travel is required


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Information Systems or a related fields


    • Big Data platforms: Hadoop
    • Relational databases (ex: MS SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, DB2)
    • Data architecture and data design patterns: ETL, ELT, Operational Data Store, Data Mart, Data Warehouse, Data Lake
    • Query languages: SQL, HiveQL and Hive optimization
    • One or more modern programming/scripting languages (Java, C#, Javascript, Python) and run-times (ex: JVM, .NET CLR, NodeJs)

Our Philosophies

    • Agile approach – emphasis on good people, continuous delivery of value, close collaboration with clients
    • Learning and reuse by leveraging patterns and frameworks
    • Deliver results by playing key leadership roles on capable teams focused on full life-cycle from discovery and planning through implementation and launch
    • No technology bias and no affiliations with vendors – we use the technologies and approaches that make sense for our clients
    • Constant learning – adding modern technologies, frameworks, tools and products to our tool belt

Work Environment and Culture

    • Be surrounded by smart talented people with shared values of continually challenging, investing in, and stretching themselves to new levels
    • Collaborate with seasoned architects to solve problems and to challenge assumptions
    • Work in small teams with opportunities for rapid growth and accelerated responsibilities driven purely by individual performance
    • Open and responsibility-oriented environment
    • Everyone has a voice and is always encouraged to engage in shaping the company by sharing their interests, ideas, and feedback

Benefits and Perks

    • Health, Vision, Dental, Life, Disability
    • 401(k) with employer match
    • Annual raises and promotions based on performance 
    • Programs: Professional Development, Wellness, Professional Dress allowance
    • Discretionary Points and Travel Points redeemable for cash or additional time off
    • Company sponsored social events for employees and families
    • Work-Life Balance: PTO, unlimited sick days, paid holidays