Big Data Software Engineer

Company Name: Sila
Location: Arlington, Virginia
Date Posted: 24th Nov, 2016
  • Design, develop, and implement Hadoop-based big data solutions
  • Work directly with clients to achieve their business goals
  • Research, evaluate, and deploy new tools, frameworks and patterns to build sustainable Big Data platforms for our clients
  • Identify gaps and opportunities for improvement of existing solutions
  • Define and develop APIs for integration with various data sources in the enterprise
  • Be an active hands-on team member, collaborating with other developers and architects in developing client solutions
  • 2+ years of hands-on large-scale software development / integration experience using Java/JEE technologies
  • At least one project engagement with experience using the technologies in the Hadoop ecosystem such as: Hadoop, HDFS, Spark, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Flume, Sqoop, Cloudera Impala, Zookeeper, Oozie, Hue, Kafka
  • Experience applying interpersonal abilities to client-facing systems implementation projects
  • Exposure with search systems (Lucene, Solr, ElasticSearch)
  • Exposure to high availability configurations, Hadoop cluster connectivity and tuning and Hadoop security configurations
  • Good understanding of relational databases and solid SQL skills
  • Good understanding of Operating Systems (Unix/Linux), Networks and System Administration experience
  • Interest in learning and contributing to the learning of others through contributions to open source projects and mentoring of junior resources
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
  • Intellectually curious, reliable, and flexible team player
  • Passionate about delivering quality