Senior Hadoop Engineer

Location: Huntsville, AL
Date Posted: 08-20-2018
EDC is currently searching for a Senior Hadoop Engineer opportunity in Huntsville, AL.

Job Duties:

•Perform structured data analytics on Hadoop using various methods for SQL on Hadoop using Hive
•Consult with client to address data governance and security requirements
•Identify and apply performance tuning for Hive
•Perform POC deployments and conversions
•Install technical security controls using Kerberos and SSL
•Select the right approach of technology depending on data type and latency requirements for batch, interactive and streaming data analytics 
•Train project team and clients in usage and features of big data technologies, through in-person training sessions and
•Support hard ware deployments

Job Requirements:

•Secret Clearance

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, Java and Nifi

Required Technical Skills:

•Deep Hadoop development
•Deep Java development experience
•Knowledge of scripting languages (Python, Bash, Groovy) 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
•Possess a one or more technical certifications such as: Security +
•Hortonworks Certified Hadoop 2.X Administrator or Development

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

Location: Huntsville, AL

About EDC Consulting 
Headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA, EDC Consulting LLC (EDC) is a leading small business provider of enterprise solutions and strategic business support to the Federal Government.  With more than 150 employees and over 100 client engagements, EDC has extensive experience designing, developing, implementing and maintaining complex business systems and software solutions for a wide range of Department of Defense, civilian Federal, state and local and commercial entities.  EDC is an Oracle Platinum Partner, SAP Partner, Edge Partner, and Premier Business Partner of the IBM Corporation. EDC Consulting was recognized in Washington Technology Magazine’s “Fast 50” list of Washington DC’s fastest growing companies and has consistently been named to Inc. 500 magazine’s list of the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies. 
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