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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