Senior Big Data /Apache Spark Developers

Company Name: Platform Staffing Group
Location: Chicago, IL
Date Posted: 14th Jul, 2016

Platform Staffing Group, an STA Group company is currently seeking Senior Big Data /ApacheSpark Developers for a long term consulting opportunity with Hadoop, HDFS, Hortonworks, ApacheSpark, Kafka, 3rd party visualization and exploration tools a plus: Tableau/Qlikview/Spotfire/Datameer to work with our client’s Global Analytics Senior Architect in Chicago, IL., on large scale enterprise projects. The role will require hands on project experience performing Big Data implementations. Develop and deploy Apache Spark and Scala programs in a very dynamic and challenging work environment. Industry experience in Retail / CPG a plus. 


A minimum 2+ years of experience in installing, tuning and operating Apache Spark and one/two or more related technologies; Spark SQL, Spark Streaming, MLlib or GraphX

3 years experience in Big Data / Analytics implementations for (Retail/CPG) industry desired

Hands on experience on Hadoop platform (Hortonworks desired)

Extensive experience with Hadoop and Spark clusters

Experience with Apache Mesos & Spark Stream

Strong core Java skills

Experience with Concurrency, Collections

Hands on experience (coding) Big Data solutions and strong experience in Java/Scala programming

Hands on experience utilizing Apache Kafka

Hands on experience using Hadoop echo system (Java MR, PIG, Hive, Sqoop, Scala, and Flume)

Experience working with NoSQL Databases; Hbase, Cassandra, Couchbase, MEMSQL experience desired

Experience with 3rd party visualization and exploration tools: Tableau/QlikView/Spotfire/Datameer

Experience building and managing complex solutions

Experience working in Linux/Unix environment

Must be a good team player and willingness to learn and implement new Big Data technologies with strong problem solving and communication skills

Understands data modeling, read use-case optimizations, clustered data processing models, data representation and storage models

Experience creating efficient highly scalable and elastic systems

Experienced in Full Life Cycle Development from inception through delivery

Self-motivated, works well with or without supervision, and deliver on commitments