Senior Hadoop Engineer/Architect
at HumCap Recruiting

Date Posted: 8/28/2017

Job Description

Seeking a Senior Hadoop Engineer/Architect

to act as a consultant with clients through the design, development,

installation, and securing of Big Data solutions.  Preferred locations include Dallas/DFW,

Austin, Chicago, Denver or Minneapolis. 

However, client is open to candidates in all major US cities.  Candidates will travel to various client sites

based on needs (~50% travel).                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          


Summary Description:

As a Senior Hadoop Engineer/Architect, 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

present your solution to the client.  Furthermore, the consultant will be

responsible for deployment or conversion of the solution with aligned security



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
Perform performance tuning
Perform POC deployments and conversions
Install technical security controls
Select the right approach of technology depending on

data type and latency requirements for batch, interactive and streaming data

Train clients in usage and features of big data

technologies, through in-person training sessions, speaking at conferences, and

blog posts
Administer solutions for clients


Required Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information

Systems or other related field
A minimum of ten years’ work experience designing,

developing and deploying application and systems using multiple paradigms and

development methodologies
A minimum of three years’ work experience developing

systems using Hadoop, NOSQL and Search technologies


Required Technical


Deep Hadoop development and administration experience
Deep 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

Basic understanding of networking and data centers
Possess a one or more technical certifications such as:

Certified Information Systems Security Professional

International Information Systems Security

Certification Consortium (isc)2
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Windows 7 Administration
Hortonworks Apache Hadoop 2.0 Certified Developer
Hortonworks Certified Hadoop 2.X Administrator
Cloudera Certified Professional (CCP)
CCP Data Engineer
Cloudera Certified Associate (CCA)
CCA Spark and Hadoop Developer
CCA Data Analyst
CCA Administrator
Cloudera Certified Administrator (CCA)


Knowledge, Skills and


Intellectual curiosity and demonstrated critical

thinking and creative problem solving ability
Track record of learning new technologies and methods

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
Experience working in a consultative role with external

or internal clients
Ability to travel up to 50%


Process of Candidacy:


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.

Client offers 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


Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Plano, TX
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 8/28/2017

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