Job Description :
Position: Big Data (Hadoop) Engineer
Location: Plano, Texas
Duration: 6+ Months

Job Description
We are looking for a subject matter expert (SME), who will be able to contribute and challenge current status quo when it comes to building the latest generation of Hadoop data infrastructure. This Engineer will do so by partnering with (internal) stakeholders/teams and building scalable solutions that provide business critical insights and metrics, while ensuring the best uptime and responsiveness.
Good communication skills to identify and explain data issues and provide solutions to mitigate.
Ability to work in a team environment collaborating with data ingestion and development teams working across locations.
3-5 years of experience in Hadoop, Pig, Hive, Python, Java and Tez.
Ability to integrate in-house and third party data sources in a Hadoop environment.
Knowledge of third party data sources like Axiom, Experian is preferred.
Working experience of writing Map Reduce jobs and retrieving data out of Hadoop.
Ability to write efficient code in Python, Pig, Hive to clean and process large volumes of data in Hadoop.
Good working knowledge in Linux / Unix and Distributed systems.

MS/BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline
4+ year enterprise experience in Hadoop development
Maintains technical knowledge within areas of expertise
2+ years hands-on experience in the data warehouse space, custom ETL design, implementation and maintenance
2+ years hands-on experience in SQL or similar languages and development experience in at least one scripting language (Python preferred)
Strong data architecture, data modeling, schema design and effective project management skills
Experience with large data sets, Hadoop, and data visualization tools a plus