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Hadoop Engineer

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Industry Type: IT Sector
  • Industry Location: Dallas
  • Experience: NA
  • No. of Positions: 1
  • Primary Skills: Agile Amazon Web Services Apache HBase Apache Hadoop Apache Hive Apache Kafka Apache Oozie Apache Spark Apache Sqoop Apache ZooKeeper Big data Business acumen Business analysis Business requirements Code review Communication skills Computer science Creativity Critical thinking Data engineering Econometrics Engineering Git
  • Secondary Skills: Hortonworks Java Jersey Mentorship NoSQL Operations Performance tuning Project estimation Python QA Recruitment SQL Scala Scrum Shell scripting Software Software development Specification Statistics Technical support Writing
  • Job Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Posted Date: Posted today
Job Description

Role: Hadoop Engineer

Location: Jersey City, NJ/Dallas, TX

Duration: Fulltime



Role Summary/Purpose:

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to be part of our scrum teams and perform functional & system development for Hadoop applications for our Enterprise Data Lake initiative. This is high visibility fast paced key initiative will integrate data across internal and external sources, provide analytical insights and integrate with our critical systems.



  • Participate in the agile development process
  • Experience in developing Hive, Sqoop, Spark, Kafka, HBase on Hadoop
  • Develop functional and technical specifications from business requirements for the commercial platform
  • Ensure application quality and adherence to performance requirements
  • Help create project estimates and plans. Represent engineering team in project meetings and solution discussions
  • Participate code review process
  • Work with team members to achieve business results in a fast paced and quickly changing environment
  • Pair up with data engineers to develop cutting edge Analytic applications leveraging Big Data technologies: Hadoop, NoSQL, and In-memory Data Grids
  • Mentor and influence up and down the chain of command
  • Perform other duties and/or projects as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative field (such as Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Econometrics) and a minimum of 10 years of experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with and developing big data solutions
  • Hands-on experience on writing shell scripts, complex sql queries, Hadoop commands, and Git
  • Ability to write abstracted, reusable code components
  • Programming experience in at least two of the following languages: Scala, Java or Python

Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong business acumen
  • Critical Thinking and Creativity
  • Performance tuning experience
  • Familiar with Hortonworks, Zookeeper, and Oozie is a plus
  • Willingness to learn new technologies quickly
  • Superior oral, and written communication skills, as well as the willingness to collaborate across teams of internal and external technical staff, business analysts, software support and operations staff.
  • Hands on AWS work experience is preferred.








Priyanka Vishwakarma
Technical Recruiter | Empower Professionals




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