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Hadoop Engineer Consultant/Expert 49739 (LJ4) (RS2) in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 49739

Position Description:

  • The Hadoop Services group maintains big data environment for a global customer base. 
  • The environment primarily processes user jobs for data scientists and product development organization using batch-based workload management software running on multiple, large scale Linux clusters. 
  • The Hadoop group manages compute servers, Hortonworks Hadoop, HDFS, Hive, HBASE, Oozie and other component in the environment. 
  • The potential candidate will support the engineering and operations of all aspects of the Hadoop environment. 
  • The position will require infrequent after hours support on a rotation of approx 1 week per month.

Skills Required:

  • Must be a self-starter with a strong desire to learn new technologies coupled with a record of aggressively adapting them 
  • Very Strong foundation in Linux or UNIX 
  • Very good understanding of TCP/IP networking 
  • Solid ability to write Bash/Python/Perl scripts 
  • 7+ years of experience in system administration  
  • Experience with Hadoop  
  • Experience with high end server deployments that include storage subsystems and networking.

Experience Preferred:

  • Ability to write procedures, communicate clearly via written and verbal.

Education Required:

  • B.S.

Fast Switch, Ltd., delivering the Right Talent at the Right Time for over 21 years. We are an IT Consulting company with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, Cleveland, OH, Cincinnati, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused. You are our most important asset!          

We've differentiated ourselves by being creative, flexible, and fast. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company.

We're different. Our consultants and clients tell us so, and it's our great people who make the difference! We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

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