Developer - Data/Big Data/BI 2 in Rockville, MD at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 3/2/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client, one of the largest Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner for data services, is looking for a Big Data Engineer to join their elite team of technologists to build and contribute to large-scale, innovative projects. Our client wants candidates who are eager to learn and grow with them as they work to move their market monitoring applications to modern big data platforms in the cloud where up to 60 billion market events are being processed each day.

If you are a fast learner, have a sharp mathematical and technical mind and are interested in working for one of the biggest data users in the country in a fast-paced, open source environment, our client has an immediate need for a Big Data Engineer.
Our client is developing innovative new capabilities from the ground up that transforms the way we process and analyze our data at extreme scale while also focusing on high performance, low costs, and ease-of-use.

You’ll need to: benchmark cloud-based systems, analyze system bottlenecks and propose solutions to eliminate them; Clearly articulate pros and cons of various technologies and platforms; Document use cases, solutions and recommendations.

You’ll develop deep expertise in areas like query engines, open source applications, performance tuning and optimization, and operational excellence.
You’ll have the opportunity to work with analytic frameworks like Hadoop, Hive, Spark, EMR, Kubernetes, Presto and Athena.
You’ll deliver large-scale, high performance production systems and have a significant impact on our business results.

  • 3 years of professional software development experience in: software development, including design, implementation, debugging, and support;
  • Knowledge of one or more modern programming languages such as C/C++, or Java or Scala or Python;
  • Good knowledge of SQL query processing; knowledge of distributed query engines is a plus;
  • Knowledge and experience with Linux
  • Experiences with AWS cloud-computing infrastructure solutions is a plus;
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations;
  • Passion and ability to debug, troubleshoot, and resolve highly complex performance and operational issues;
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience taking a lead role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Strong at applying data structures and algorithms to solve Big-Data challenges;
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and product management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
  • Knowledge and experience with networking, virtualization are a plus
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science; Master's degree in Computer Science is preferred
ConsultNet is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, military or veteran status, and other characteristics protected under federal, state and local law.