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Big Data - Hadoop/Hive Linux
Ref No.: 18-04510
Category: Cleared Positions
Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Position Type:Contract to Hire
Haddop Big Data Engineer
Alexandria, VA

Experienced Senior Big Data Engineer
5 plus years of Hands on experience with data lake implementations (Hortonworks/Cloudera)
5 years of understanding of Hadoop ecosystem like HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, Hive, Pig, Spark, Sqoop, Solr, kafka, oozie, Knox etc.
5 year of Strong Linux/Unix and Networking experience
5 years of experience in programing languages (e.g., Python, C/C++, Java, Perl, Scala)
Red Hat/Suse Administration (nice to have)
Experience in integrating Cloud services with Hadoop technologies. (nice to have)
Experience in integrating Big Data solutions with SAP technologies (nice to have)
Bachelor's Degree
DOD Secret Clearance


Administer and maintain Big Data apps including SAS, Qlik and Hortonworks Hadoop clusters
Proactively monitor cluster health and perform performance tuning activities.
Perform capacity planning and expansion activities
Perform cluster maintenance with patching, user provisioning, automation of routine tasks, troubleshooting of failed jobs, configure and maintain security policies.
Work with application teams and provide deployment support
Provide input to the development of project initiation documents including objectives, scope, approach, estimates and deliverables.
Define and validate non-functional (technical) requirements and establishing traceability between requirements and application architecture/design.
Review 3rd-party vendor products and provide support during research and development, prototyping, and vendor evaluations
Providing support / guidance to development teams during the analysis, development, and testing processes.

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