Technical Specialist, Hadoop

Orlando, FL

Post Date: 07/22/2017 Job ID: 23874 Industry: Other Area(s)

  • Monitor and maintain all the data platform and analytical processes. 
  • Ensure all system issues are resolved in a timely manner. 
  • Leverage standard Issue, Problem and Change Management ITIL toolset in tracking and providing status on support work activities. 
  • Coordinate the necessary operations documentation and standards required for compliance and identified best practices.  
  • Perform all software upgrades and patching partnering with the necessary Infrastructure teams.  Provide work estimates as needed. 
  • Facilitate and lead meetings with end users. 
  • Keeps management, team members and business stakeholders informed of critical issues, status, changes, etc. 


  • Bachelor’ s degree - Technical degree or highly relevant equivalent experience is required. 
  • 7+ years of demonstrated experience working as part of large Information Technology teams and/or consulting organizations partnering with clients/business groups to support complex analytical and business intelligence environment.
  • Proven technical expertise with Hadoop – Hortonworks – Apache and its corresponding tools a must.   Certification a plus. (offshore)
  • Proven technical expertise with Linux (and code base of Python or Java) and an interest in moving into the Big Data Space.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce high quality technical documentation.
  • Strong knowledge of systems development and project management Agile methodologies/processes.
  • Familiarity with other various platforms and databases (i.e. SQL Server).  Able to write complex SQL and leverage backend databases.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation and available to work off-hours and weekends.
  • A plus if experience with other tools listed above like Paxata, Tableau, SPSS, R, Python, CPlex, PCI, Planning Analytics, DB2 Blu, Linux
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to make effective decisions while working through complex system issues.
  • Must be able to utilize and effectively communicate functional and technical components of an initiative to applicable parties both verbally and through documentation.  
  • Attention to detail, good analytical and problem solving skills and critical thinking
  • Self-starter/motivator and have a proactive, agile and strategic mindset.
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