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Spark Architect
Ref No.: 18-06154
Location: Sunnyvale, California
KAYGEN is an emerging leader in providing top talent for technology based staffing services. We specialize in providing high-volume contingent staffing, direct hire staffing and project based solutions to companies worldwide ranging from startups to Fortune 500 and Managed Service Providers (MSP) across a wide variety of industries

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At KAYGEN, we are always looking for dynamic, talented and experienced individuals. We invite you to join our team of talented IT professionals, consulting at client locations across the globe. Our culture is team-orientated; we strive to stand by our core values of respect, honesty and integrity. Our team of experienced staffing experts will work with you to find you the best opportunity. For more information please visit us at
Spark Architect
Client: Apple
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Rate: $80/hr – 90/hr
FTE Salary: $150K - $180K
Spark Architect:
  • 8+ years of IT experience
  • Strong background in Java programming.
  • Strong Spark/Scala expertise – deep understanding of Spark architecture.
  • Experience with Hadoop – deep understanding of internals of Hadoop, Hive, Oozie, MapReduce, Sqoop.
  • Should be proficient in writing Advanced SQLs and expertise in performance tuning of SQLs / Hive queries.
  • Kafka experience is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with RESTful Web Services and Spring Framework.
  • Good understanding of object oriented and micro services design.
  • Working knowledge of NoSQL databases, particularly Cassandra.
  • Work closely with Product teams to understand data and analyze requirements.
  • Translate complex business requirements into scalable technical solutions with data quality controls.
  • Benchmark application performance periodically and fix performance issues, understanding of Hadoop platform capabilities and limitations.
  • Should have strong verbal & written communication skills.
  • Experience in developing automated test scripts to help with regression testing sharp troubleshooting skills to identify and fix issues quickly.
  • Should be able think out of the box, drives for excellence and is self-motivated.
Optional /Good to have Skills: Agile/Scrum, Multi-location project management, Test automationPreferred work experience: 5-10 years