Big Data Software Engineer - Clearance Required

Arlington, VA
Jun 20, 2017
Jun 21, 2017
Full Time
Description 120 billion unique polygons analyzed. 1.5 trillion data points stored. 9 PB of data ingested. 250 servers working in parallel. That s just a glimpse of the many successes you will enjoy as a member of Sila's Federal Big Data practice. A full-time positionwith Sila exists for a Big Data Engineer. The opportunity to impact, positively and significantly, both our organization and the customer s exists. You will work directly with the client at the intersection of the mission and technology. By leveraging your existing experience with Hadoop and software engineering, the systems you develop and help administer will process data with previously unrealized efficiency and effectiveness. Through your work, each day, the value of mission critical data will be realized. Opportunities exist to innovate, learn, and expand your technical skills, continually. With emerging Big Data technologies advance your subject matter expertise and career at Sila. Apply what you know and grow! Your Focus Design, develop, and implement Hadoop-based, big data solutions Directly help Federal clients achieve mission objectives Research, evaluate, and deploy new tools, frameworks and patterns to build sustainable Big Data platforms Identify gaps and opportunities to improve existing solutions Define and develop APIs for integration with various data sources in the enterprise Be an active, hands-on team member and collaborate with other developers and architects to develop client solutions Your Qualifications TS/SCI with Full Scope (polygraph) federal clearance 2+ years of hands-on, large-scale, software development/integration experience using Java/JEE technologies Prior experience using Hadoop ecosystem technologies, like: Hadoop, HDFS, Spark, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Flume, Sqoop, Cloudera Impala, Zookeeper, Oozie, Hue, Kafka Solid interpersonal skills developed in client-facing, systems implementation projects Exposure with search systems (Lucene, Solr, ElasticSearch) Exposure to high availability configurations, Hadoop cluster connectivity and tuning and Hadoop security configurations Good understanding of relational databases and solid SQL skills Good understanding of Operating Systems (Unix/Linux), Networks and System Administration Intellectually curious, reliable, and flexible team player Interest in learning and contributing to the learning of others through contributions to open source projects and mentoring of junior resources Passionate about delivering quality BS/MS in Computer Science or related field About Sila Sila is a North American technology and management consulting firm that provides lasting and substantial business solutions to the world s leading corporations and US government agencies. We are a values-driven company with a culture that fosters collaboration, creativity, and social responsibility. Sila employees are part of a community of vibrant, high-performing contributors who push each other to achieve the highest standard of excellence. Our team members have extensive opportunities to discover their passions and shape their own career paths, and we continually invest in employees growth through innovative training, mentorship, and professional development programs. Staff are quickly immersed in clients business challenges, work closely with emerging technologies to develop impactful solutions to these challenges, and are exposed to a variety of industries and market offerings. We are looking for full-time employees to become an integral part of our growing team. Sila offers a range of great benefits including a comprehensive healthcare package, 401K with matching, paid time off, and paid company holidays, as well as other unique benefits that support our staff s active work/life balance.

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