Top Secret -Mid Level- Hadoop Developer

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 04-06-2018
Visual Soft, Inc is seeking qualified  candidates (US Citizens  with active ACTIVE TOP SECRET clearance - a requirement on its  sub contract with work share on a Project with a Major Prime)  for the following position for a federal agency.
Title: Hadoop Developer   - Mid Level  - Active TS required
Compensation: to max of $150k/yr based on experience, qualifications and certifications with std benefits
Clearance: Active TOP SECRET required
# of Positions: Two (2) positions available
LOCATION: Washington, DC (onsite work, no remote work allowed)

  • Supports, maintains and delivers solutions on Apache Hadoop;
  • Providing architectural solution design inputs to support Data and Analytics initiatives
  • Conduct tools evaluation and proof of concepts to support the Data and Analytics programs and provide detailed recommendations
  • Work collaboratively with vendors to discuss and assess detailed solutions and capabilities as well as through implementation phases of programs
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of the IT architectural roadmap by coordinating security assessments along with producing and evaluating solution designs for internal projects
  • Drive conceptual design strategies by reviewing architecture work products to ensure quality, traceability, effectiveness and timeliness of the solution design process
  • Translate business and technical requirements into detailed solution designs which incorporate people, process and technology aspects
  • Support information security principles by designing secure solutions and adhering to security standards and guidelines
  • Serve as a functional and technical expert for an application, a defined set of applications or a portfolio of related applications
  • Overall 5+ years of prior experience of information technology with an emphasis on computer, or information science or applied mathematics
  • 2+ years of experience with Apache Hadoop
  • 1+ years of experience with a technical area or product (e.g. Cognos, SAS, DataStage, Web Trends, Documentum, TeamSite, or FileNet)
  • Demonstrable experience in data and analytics architecture and design
  • Understanding of analytics, data architecture to support analytics and solution design involving data and analytics tools Knowledge of technologies, including but not limited to: HDFS, Hive, Impala Oozie, YARN, Sqoop, Zookeeper, Flume, Spark, NiFi, Kafka, scripting languages Python, ksh and bash.
  • Multiple Information Technology certifications are DESIRED in provisioning technologies such as Cloudera Certified Professional, HDP Certified Administrator, HDP Certified Developer
  • TS clearance required with SCI eligibility
Government Requirements
Clearance - must have an Active TOP SECRET clearance and undergo background investigation and a drug test
Citizenship - Must be a US Citizen

Our standard benefits include: Our standard benefits include 3 weeks of Paid time off (PTO that includes sick leave). Any unused PTO will be issued as a check at the end of an employee's anniversary with us. we also provide 2 floating and 8 public holidays. Floating and holidays expire at the end of every year of service of an employee. In addition, company will cover 50% of health and dental insurances only for all full time employees, however, dependents can be added at extra cost. Employee's health and dental coverage becomes effective after 30 days or first of the month after an employee completes initial 30 working days, we cover 50% for the employee's health and dental insurances. An employee has to finish all of your paper work for health and dental in the first 30 days of your employment with us. We provide STD, LTD and one time salary equivalent of life insurance at NO cost to all full time employees. All full time employees or w-2 employees with no benefits will be eligible to participate in company's 401k program after 90 days of employment with a company match of 4%, immediate vesting.  In addition,  all w-2 employees are eligible to be part of company's profit sharing, no employee contributions required.
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