Job Description :
Baltimore, Maryland


Product SME Cloudera

Duties and Responsibilities:

· Providing professional support services and/or the integration of their respective products.

· Implement the products based on best Practices

· Review the current architectural landscape and make appropriate recommendations.

· Must be able to compare various solutions and determine the one which best fits the need.

· Designs, develops and maintains infrastructure and backend applications.

· Provides experience in web application technologies and middleware solutions.

· Researches new technologies and products for their applicability to business processes.

· Ensures that the architecture is well planned and in agreement with standards.


· A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline is required.

General Experience:

At least 12 years of experience in architecting cloud based multi user environment with expertise in planning, designing, building, and implementing IT application modernization / implementation effort.
Must have a strong background in software engineering principles and techniques.
At least five (5) years of the required twelve (12) years of experience must be in the direct supervision and management of major projects that involve providing professional support services and/or the integration, implementation and transition of large complex system and subsystem architectures.
Must demonstrate a broad understanding of client IT environmental issues and solutions and be a recognized expert within the IT industry.
Must demonstrate advanced abilities to team and mentor and possess demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills.
Information architecture and Product/application roadmap planning
Technical architecture including software and hardware sizing and capacity planning
Knowledge of applications such as MarkLogic, MongoDB, Cloud, BI, NoSQL, Big Data, Cloudera, Qlik, EAI and ESB/Workflow based decision systems

Special Qualifications

Indepth knowledge of setting up and running Cloudera Hadoop clusters
Having a Consulting background and/or comfort in working with customers
Demonstrated experience gathering and understanding customer business requirements
Indepth knowledge on how to create and debug Hadoop jobs
Familiarity with data warehousing concepts
Knowledge of distributed systems
Experience architecting and building complex data pipelines and ETL.
Knowledge of common ETL packages / libraries
Understanding of configuration management systems (e.g. Ansible) and concepts behind mass configuration
Key areas of experience:
Concurrency and synchronization
High availability and business continuity
Queuing patterns and pipeline design
Batch operations
Messaging systems and patterns
Solid OS / networking fundamentals
Virtual memory management
File system design
Optimization and troubleshooting
System administration knowledge