Job Details

Big Data Consultant

for

Sila Solutions Group

in

Herndon, VA 20171

(map)
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 kind of successes you will have at Sila working in our Federal Big Data practice.

A full-time, senior position exists for a Big Data Engineer with Sila. 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 more efficiently and effectively than ever before. The value of mission critical data will be realized through your work, each day.

With emerging Big Data technologies, opportunities to continually innovate, learn, and expand your technical skillset also exist. Advance your subject matter expertise and career with Sila SG. Apply what you know!




•Design, develop, and implement Hadoop-based big data solutions
•Work directly with Federal clients to achieve their mission objectives
•Research, evaluate, and deploy new tools, frameworks and patterns to build sustainable Big Data platforms for our clients
•Identify gaps and opportunities for improvement of existing solutions
•Define and develop APIs for integration with various data sources in the enterprise
•Be an active hands-on team member, collaborating with other developers and architects in developing 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
•At least one project engagement with experience using the technologies in the Hadoop ecosystem such as: Hadoop, HDFS, Spark, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Flume, Sqoop, Cloudera Impala, Zookeeper, Oozie, Hue, Kafka
•Experience applying interpersonal abilities to 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
•Interest in learning and contributing to the learning of others through contributions to open source projects and mentoring of junior resources
•BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
•Intellectually curious, reliable, and flexible team player
•Passionate about delivering quality



The Company

Sila is an execution-oriented management and technology consulting firm. Our highly trained team of experts draw upon years of experience that offer informed, creative, and transformative solutions across a variety of mission critical domains, driving organizations forward. Whether working with a Fortune 500 company or a Federal customer, we bring business and IT stakeholders together to deliver quality services and solutions that serve complex, dynamic needs and drive long term success. Sila has an established national footprint with offices in Washington, D.C., Seattle, Chicago and NYC/CT.

We are looking for full-time employees to become an integral part of our growing team. Sila offers a range of great benefits including job stability, 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.

Company Description

•Design, develop, and implement Hadoop-based big data solutions
•Work directly with Federal clients to achieve their mission objectives
•Research, evaluate, and deploy new tools, frameworks and patterns to build sustainable Big Data platforms for our clients
•Identify gaps and opportunities for improvement of existing solutions
•Define and develop APIs for integration with various data sources in the enterprise
•Be an active hands-on team member, collaborating with other developers and architects in developing 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
•At least one project engagement with experience using the technologies in the Hadoop ecosystem such as: Hadoop, HDFS, Spark, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Flume, Sqoop, Cloudera Impala, Zookeeper, Oozie, Hue, Kafka
•Experience applying interpersonal abilities to 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
•Interest in learning and contributing to the learning of others through contributions to open source projects and mentoring of junior resources
•BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
•Intellectually curious, reliable, and flexible team player
•Passionate about delivering quality



The Company

Sila is an execution-oriented management and technology consulting firm. Our highly trained team of experts draw upon years of experience that offer informed, creative, and transformative solutions across a variety of mission critical domains, driving organizations forward. Whether working with a Fortune 500 company or a Federal customer, we bring business and IT stakeholders together to deliver quality services and solutions that serve complex, dynamic needs and drive long term success. Sila has an established national footprint with offices in Washington, D.C., Seattle, Chicago and NYC/CT.

We are looking for full-time employees to become an integral part of our growing team. Sila offers a range of great benefits including job stability, 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.
Post Date:
04/24/2017
Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret/SCI - Full-Scope Poly
Workplace:
On-Site/Office
Travel:
No Traveling
Minimum Experience Required:
2+ yrs experience
Status:
Employee
Job Category:
Systems Admin
Compensation:
$125,000 - $150,000 annual salary
Unspecified hourly wage
Group ID:
10415537