Big Data/Hadoop Engineer in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
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Job Description

VOLT Workforce Solutions is currently seeking an experienced Big Data/Hadoop Engineer for one of our clients to be part of a world-class Enterprise Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence (EDW & BI) team.

About The Role:

The data warehouse supports operational and analytical reporting needs of the business; provides data back to the applications via APIs, supports communications platform, and administers royalty payments to the labels. This role is a technical role and will be responsible for full development lifecycle of the solution, including detailed design, development, code reviews, unit testing, deployment and post-deployment support.

What you will be doing:

In this role, you will be architecting and delivering solutions on our Big Data platform (Hadoop). These solutions power our clients consumer-facing applications and analytics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze business requirements to develop solution design.
  • Review and assess business rules.
  • Estimate development timelines and create schedules.
  • Creating prototypes to validate and deliver a final solution.
  • Code review, testing, and implementing solutions.
  • Mentor and provide technical support to team members.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • BS or MS degree in computer science, statistics, mathematics or engineering field preferred.
  • 2+ years of development experience in object-oriented design, development, and implementation using Java technologies.
  • 2+ years of development experience in Hadoop - HDFS, Spark, Hive, Pig, HBase, Map Reduce, Sqoop
  • 2+ years of development experience in Java, Scala, Python, PERL, SQL, shell scripting.
  • Experience in developing REST services is a plus.
  • Experience in Cassandra and ElasticSearch, is a plus.
  • Familiarity with test frameworks - ScalaTest, JUnit.
  • Familiarity with source code control systems like Git, Mercurial, or SVN.
  • Familiarity with build tools - Maven, Gradle.
  • Must have experience in working in UNIX and Windows environment.
  • Must have excellent problem solving, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work with both technical and business groups to develop robust solutions.
  • Must be able to create and maintain documentation. 

Volt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.  We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions.  We offer our Workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and re-deployment assistance.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.