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University of Phoenix Sr. Software Engineer (Hadoop Development) in Phoenix, Arizona

Sr. Software Engineer (Hadoop Development)

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US-AZ - Phoenix

Position Type:

Full Time

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Job Category:

Information Technology

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Description and Requirements


We are currently engaged in expanding our Hadoop capabilities to manage our ever-increasing amounts of data. We are looking for someone who enjoys learning, and working with state of the art open source technologies, and enjoys working with large datasets with the challenge of stringent SLA requirements and processing large data volumes. Ideally, someone with software development and systems administration experience who is interested in scaling up.


  • Build data pipelines and develop Hadoop solutions. Experience with cloudera cdh hadoop ecosystem is a huge plus

  • Work with application development teams to guide, mentor, and develop Hadoop solutions

  • Day to day maintenance of hadoop platform, including data processing uptime and SLAs, and production support

  • Participate in identifying and resolving issues concerning data pipeline jobs availability

  • Carry out POCs of different Hadoop distributions including Cloud offerings

  • Develop and enhance the Cloudera stack; specifically: HDFS, Map/Reduce, Oozie, KAFKA, Flume, HBase, Hive, Pig, Impala, SPARK tools

  • Troubleshoot and debug Hadoop ecosystem run-time issues including job processing failures and performance

  • Provide development documentation and support

  • Provide on-call, remote, emergency support


Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in related field or equivalent combination of experience required

  • A minimum of 5 years of software development experience, covering the stages of the SDLC

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience working with data technologies.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing REST and SOAP based web services on J2EE stack, exposing Hadoop data to applications

  • Software development experience of at least 4 years with Java/J2EE platform.

  • Experience with Python, R scripting

  • Experience working with both, development and administration of the hadoop eco system is a plus.

  • Experience with RHEL/CentOS operating systems

  • Experience with Ruby, perl scripting is a plus

  • Excellent shell scripting experience is a plus

  • Open Source tools experience is a plus (a well curated blog, upstream accepted contribution, or community presence)

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