Sr. Engineer, Software Engineering (hadoop admin)

St. Louis, MO

Post Date: 07/18/2017 Job ID: 135386 Job Category: Database

Are you looking for a new and challenging opportunity? Do you have experience with programming infrastructure management? Technology Partners can help you make your next big career move a reality.

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented person for a Sr. Engineer, Software Engineering position.

What You Will Be Doing:

You will work directly with application and development teams to completely understand all requirements for project and ad hoc requests and provide accurate estimates. You will partner across the organization to architect and design Big Data solutions to support batch and streaming data. You will also participate in a team of technical subject matter experts that provides 24x7 operational support of mission-critical Big Data environments for highly-available and contingent platforms. You will create and maintain documentation and define department best practices in support of proper change management, security and operational requirements. You will investigate and understand new technologies and additional capabilities of current platforms that support our company's vision of Big Data, leading their adoption when appropriate. You will educate peers and cross-train teammates with Big Data concepts and application of technology to serve business needs. You will interact with managed services resources and direct maintenance and operational support activities per company standards and industry best-practices.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Essential Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Deep knowledge of Hadoop platforms and other distributed data processing platforms.Basic SQL knowledge a must.

  • Linux/Unix and system administration: Advanced Linux knowledge is a must. Understanding of shell, debugging things etc. The candidate should be able to get their way around Linux and get things to work.

  • Strong background in delivering mission-critical Big Data project work while interacting with diverse and experienced teammates across the spectrum of enterprise operational functions.

  • Troubleshooting: The candidate must be able to engage in solving complex problems. Programming problems are a good example.

  • Programming: Good in one programming language. Java would be preferable. If not Java, the candidate must have a good handle on one language and display the ability to pick up a new one if required.

  • Experience on programming infrastructure management or automation tools is a big plus.

  • Communication skills: Excellent written and verbal communication skills - can communicate up to executive level. This comprises of clear and concise articulation of thoughts.
It Would Be Great, but Not Required, if You Had:

  • Experience utilizing NoSQL databases (e.g., HBase or Cassandra) and/or real-time or near real-time technologies (e.g., Kafka or Flume).

  • Understanding of and experience with network engineering in support of large IT organizations.

  • Knowledge in statistics and machine learning would be highly beneficial: The candidate should have a strong developed mentality with a focus on measuring and metrics

  • Background in ETL. Practical experience dealing with large ETL pipelines is a plus.

  • Databases: Good to have advanced data warehousing and MPP knowledge but it's not a must have.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK! We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) retirement plan

  • Long and Short-Term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Direct deposit

  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

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