Senior Big Data Engineer (with HBase expertise)

Big Data, Flume, Kafka and Spark, Hive, Sqoop, Oozie, SPARK( with Scala), Hbase solutions, Hbase ( Batch and Near Real Time), Java/Scala/Python) and Shell scripting
Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, 6+ months
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

About Comtech

Comtech is an IT provider focused on delivering end-to-end technology solutions and products. Since 1998, we have successfully serviced enterprises across multiple markets, including the public and private sectors and the Department of Defense. Our services span all aspects of business, providing a holistic approach to managing an organization. We have accredited certifications, which include CMM Level 3, ISO/IEC 20000-1:2005 (Corporate ITIL Service Delivery), ISO 27001:2005 (Corporate Security), and ISO 9001-2008 (Corporate Quality).  Comtech aims to deliver value to our customers through three key attributes: Innovation, Transformation, and Information. Comtech believes that our solutions and products should focus on resolving everyday problems and enabling simplicity. We are committed to providing technical innovations and tools that empower organizations with critical information to facilitate decision-making that results in business transformation through cost savings and increased operational efficiency. Our commitment to quality is adopted throughout the organization and sets the foundation for delivering our full suite of capabilities. Comtech develops and implements methodologies and processes based on the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) v.3 Framework across enterprise infrastructure operations


Job Category: Senior Big Data Engineer (with HBase expertise)

Location: Reston, VA

Duration: 6 months; potentially beyond 

Interview: Phone & In-Person (Mandatory)-(No Skype)



The Senior Big Data Engineer is an experienced technical software development professional who can design and develop complex solutions within our Cloudera clusters. This person must be able to support the integration of Big Data technologies into our mainstream data solutions from architecture through implementation.


Candidate will support the design, development, and implementation of Big Data solutions for the Informatics Teams

  • Assess requirements and determine the design for Informatics solutions to be implemented in Big Data
  • Design, build and launch extremely efficient & reliable data pipelines to move data (both large and small amounts) to our Data Hub using Flume, Kafka and Spark streaming
  • Design and build HBase applications to support downstream applications


Required Qualifications

  • 7+ years of full-time, industry experience
  • 3+ years of Solution Design and Development experience using various Hadoop components such as Hive, Sqoop, Oozie, SPARK( with Scala )
  • 2+ years of experience Modeling and Building HBase solutions (preferably in conjunction with SOLR)
  • Proficiency with ingesting the data into HBase ( Batch and Near Real Time) and Query optimization of HBase applications
  • Highly proficient in programming languages (Java/Scala/Python) and Shell scripting
  • 2+ years of working knowledge of relational databases and query authoring (SQL)
  • Rigor in high code quality, automated testing, and another engineering best practices; ability to write reusable code components


Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Mathematics, Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Working knowledge of U.S. Healthcare Industry
  • Experience working with large data environments – petabytes or hundreds/thousands of terabytes
  • Experience with real-time data processing using Flume/Kafka
  • Prior experience with SOLR search platform

Posted By

Abhishek Gupta

Dice Id : 10116268
Position Id : Comtech#1129
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