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Big Data Engineer

Job Description:

Apex Systems combines with parent company On Assignment to make it the 2nd largest IT staffing agency in the country.
Apex has an opportunity for a Big Data Engineer for a client in NYC or Alpharetta, GA. If interested in discussing the position further, please send an MS Word version of your resume to Leighanna,
Here are the details:

Position: Big Data Engineer
Location: USA
Rate: Negotiable
Duration: 12+ Month W2 Rolling Contract (Potential to Go Perm)
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

Developing strategic technology solutions on Hadoop based on business requirements
Collaboration within the organization on current and future state architecture
Hands-on development working within a global development team
Monitoring platform processes and activities across various analytics teams to ensure platform stability
Coordination with our DevOps teams, infrastructure engineers, and production support to triage and resolve issues and efficiently manage resource capacity of our Big Data platform
Must Haves:
5+ years of appropriate technical experience
Proficiency with developing software with Scala
Experience with Spark for data processing
Experience maintaining Cloudera Hadoop infrastructure such as HDFS, YARN, Spark, Impala and edge nodes
High quality software architecture and design methodologies and patterns
Strong SQL skills with commensurate experience in a large database platform
Complete SDLC process and Agile Methodology (Scrum)
Strong oral and written communication skills