Hadoop Developer - New York

  • New York, NY
  • Full-time

Company Description

One of FTR's Client's is searching for a Hadoop Developer

With over 30 years of experience FTR has the background to provide all your Staffing and Recruiting Needs. Whether you are looking for Contract/Temporary Professionals to provide expertise for a project, or just to get you through a busy time, or you need Permanent/Direct Placement personnel FTR can assist.

Job Description

Hadoop Developer-00192061
Organization: Technology Growth Platform - Information Management
Location: Location Negotiable
Travel: 100% (Monday - Friday)

Our client is a global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, with approximately 259,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions, and extensive research on the world's most successful companies, our client collaborates with clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. The company generated net revenues of US$27.9 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2012. If you join our client, you can make great ideas happen for some of the world's most dynamic companies. With broad global resources and deep technical know-how, we collaborate with clients to cultivate ideas and deliver results. Choose a career at our client and enjoy an innovative environment where challenging and interesting work is part of daily life.

Our client's Consulting workforce is involved in business consulting, process design work and the application of technologies to business. A career in Consulting is varied and stimulating because each project presents a new challenge and will give you exposure to new clients, business issues, technologies and people. We need people who are able to challenge conventional thought, offer unique perspectives and conceive more innovative solutions for our clients.

Working as a consultant with our client, you will build core business, technology and industry expertise helping to deliver world-class business and technology solutions that enable clients to become high performance businesses. You will work on solving our clients' most complex problems. Consultants must be professionals who have an interest in how business processes work and interact. In addition, consultants need to apply their skills in project and program management while exhibiting leadership in process re-engineering and implementation of process, technology, and organizational change. Finally, consultants also need to have a working knowledge of the industry and/or the functional areas they serve.

The Consulting workforce is made up of three groups: Management Consulting, System Integration Consulting and Technology Consulting. This consulting group structure provides outstanding opportunities to develop highly specialized skills that will help you advance your career.
Individuals in this role will be part of our System Integration Consulting group, our Information Management Practice, and our Business Intelligence Specialty.
Systems Integration Consulting professionals are responsible for delivering large-scale, complex programs that marry processes with technology to help our clients achieve high performance.
Information Management professionals define, develop and deliver solutions that enable the collection, management and processing of information from one or more sources and delivery of information to audiences who have a stake in or right to that information.
Business Intelligence professionals will have skills and experience with particular Business Intelligence tools and methodologies, which are used when implementing solutions with our clients.
In addition, individuals in this role are also part of our client Digital, Data & Analytics, which is part of our client's Technology Growth Platform (TGP). TGP offers a full range of global delivery services - from enterprise solutions, system integration, technical architectures, business intelligence, infrastructure consulting, and technology research/development.

Do you have a passion for emerging technologies and a desire to change the way business gets done? Do you want to participate in pioneering implementations of new solutions for some of the most successful and interesting companies in the world? our client DD&A is the technology research and development organization within our client. We turn bold ideas into game changing results for our client and our clients. If you answered yes to the questions above, then a career in our client DD&A may be for you.

Job Description:
Information Management (IM) professionals are focused on collecting and analyzing internal and external data to generate knowledge and value for the organization, including business process decision support at the strategic, tactical and operational levels. The IM Practice seeks to empower organizations to leverage and transform data for achieving innovative results. The Business Intelligence Consultant will have experience working with data warehouses and/or data marts and Business Intelligence concepts, tools and technologies.

Responsibilities include the following:

Creating functional requirements as input to application design.

Developing and testing detailed functional designs for Business Intelligence solutions.

Using technical expertise to ensure functional requirements are met.

Supervising application build, test, and deploy activities.

Only completed applications can be considered.
Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelor degree in mathematics, statistics, machine learning, or closely related computer science field.
- 2+ years of hands-on experience with Java programming

- 1+ years of hands-on experience with "productionalizing" Hadoop applications (e.g. administration, configuration management, monitoring, debugging, and performance tuning)


- 3+ years previous experience extracting data from high-scale or distributed RDBMS (Teradata, Netezza, Greenplum, Aster Data, Vertica)
Preferred Skills:
Experience with data mining techniques and practices (filtering, classification) and analytics functions (over, median, rank)

Understands the principles of experimental testing and design, including population selection and sampling

Deep insights into statistical data model development self learning models

Familiar with machine learning and/or data mining algorithms like Mahout, Bayesian and Clustering

Experience working with very large data sets, grouping together data and visualizing results

Experience with generating business value from various dis jointed datasets using Analytics techniques like Graph/Relationship Analysis, Correlation Detection, Text Analytics, Cross Channel Analytics, Time Series Analysis etc.

Ideally a masters degree or higher in mathematics

Prefer industry / domain expertise for data being mined

Hands-on experience with analytical tools, languages, or libraries (e.g. SAS, SPSS, R, Mahout)

Hands-on experience with "productionalizing" Hadoop applications (e.g. administration, configuration management, monitoring, debugging, and performance tuning)

Previous experience extracting data from high-scale or distributed RDBMS (Teradata, Netezza, Greenplum, Aster Data, Vertica)

Knowledge of NoSQL platforms (e.g. key-value stores, graph databases, RDF triple stores)
Professional Skills Requirements:
Self-starter, with a keen interest in technology and highly motivated towards success

Must be proactive and be prepared to address meetings

Must show initiative and desire to learn business subjects

Able to work independently and provide updates to management

Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities

Excellent problem solving skills; proven teamwork and communication skills
Professional Skill Requirements:
·        Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
·        Desire to work in an information systems environment
·        Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
·        Excellent leadership and management skills
·        Demonstrated leadership in professional setting; either military or civilian
·        Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Additional Information

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