Hadoop Developer
at HumCap Recruiting

Date Posted: 4/3/2017

Job Description

Description: Senior Hadoop Developer
 
The Position:
Avalon Consulting, LLC is seeking a Senior Hadoop Developer to act as a consultant with clients through the design and development of Big Data solutions.  Preferred locations include Dallas/DFW, Austin and Washington DC.  However, Avalon is open to candidates in all major US cities.
 
Summary Description:
As a Hadoop engineer, you will solve problems for clients using Big Data and Hadoop ecosystem technologies. You will help them select the appropriate Hadoop, NOSQL and Search components to use, design a solution to solve their business and technical problems, and then implement and present your solution to the client.
 
Job Duties:
Perform structured data analytics on Hadoop using various methods for SQL on Hadoop including Hive, Impala and Spark SQL - experience with other Spark components is a plus
Integrate Hadoop with existing RDBMS systems to implement two-tiered EDW & ETL solutions offloading data and processing to achieve the best cost-benefit for the overall system
Implement and train machine learning algorithms using big data to help understand and use large datasets
Consult with client to address data governance and security requirements
Select the right approach of technology depending on data type and latency requirements for batch, interactive and streaming data analytics 
Train clients in usage and features of big data technologies, through in-person training sessions, speaking at conferences, and blog posts
 
Required Experience: 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field
A minimum of three years’ work experience developing systems using Hadoop, NOSQL and Search technologies
 
Required Technical Skills:
Strong Java or Scala development experience
Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl) and at least one SQL variant
Knowledge and use of ETL tools and methods
Ability to install and configure components in the Unix/Linux environment
Experience following the Software Development Lifecycle, preferably agile
Use of version control systems such as Git or SVN
Basic comprehension of distributed systems and how they work
Basic understanding of networking and data centers
 
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Intellectual curiosity and demonstrated critical thinking and creative problem solving ability
Track record of learning new technologies and methods quickly
Ability to architect designs and solutions based on client problems
Ability to program a solution based on provided design
Ability to see pros/cons for approaches and reason about them
Proven experience explaining complex topics to others and communicating effectively with clients
Ability to work independently and as a part of a team of other consultants and/or client representatives
Ability to travel up to 80% (4 days per week)
 
Process of Candidacy:
After reading this Job Description, if you believe your skills and experience are a good initial match for this position and our firm, we invite you to send your resume using the link below.
 
The search will be conducted in a thoughtful, thorough, and consistent manner, with a conscious effort to preserve the confidentiality of all candidates.  The talent acquisition team is committed to offering each potential candidate the same consideration throughout the process.  There is a strong sense of urgency to fill this vital role.
 
As an employment opportunity (no C2C or 1099), we offer market-competitive compensation, performance incentives, and a full benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, and life insurance; holidays & vacations.  All inquiries will be kept confidential. Apply now to explore our opportunities!

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Chicago
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/3/2017

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