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Hadoop Engineer

Req #: 130236
Location: Chantilly, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology
Security Clearance: None
Clearance Status: Not Applicable

Job Description

Hadoop Engineer

Chantilly, VA / Fulton, MD/ Remote option available

Company Description:

CACI serves the U.S. government by accelerating the transformation of health-related services through the application of new healthcare strategies and innovative technologies.  We provide healthcare subject matter expertise, software development, systems integration and other IT-related services to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Defense Military Health System.  Our HHS customers include the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and the Federal Drug Administration.  We provide comprehensive support throughout Federal Healthcare, including benefits and payer services, public health, healthcare delivery systems and medical logistics programs. 

Position Description:

CACI’s MIDAS program is a large Big Data initiative in support of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and plays a critical role in the administration of Affordable Care Act (ACA) for Federal and State Insurance marketplaces.  This program has implemented a successful and productive Big Data environment which offers exciting challenges and learning opportunities in cutting edge technologies. We are currently looking for an experienced Hadoop Engineer to join a large team of Big Data professionals.

This position will be primarily responsible for administrating a Hadoop ecosystem designed and maintained by the CACI. Hadoop clusters are used by both external and internal users.  This position will support the design and implementation of additional features and capabilities to the system and will play a large role in the future technical direction of this environment. In addition, this position will support production administration in further improving the existing Ad hoc analysis environment used by Data Analysis and Profiling team to perform computationally complex tasks with large datasets.

This position is based out of either Chantilly, VA or Fulton, MD. Remote option could be considered for exceptional candidates. However, all new hires are required to undergo 2-4 weeks of onsite project orientation and team integration.

Key job functions include:

  • Administering, monitoring and tuning existing Hadoop Clusters.
  • Providing hardware architectural guidance, planning and estimating cluster capacity, and creating roadmaps for Hadoop cluster deployment.
  • Installing and/or Upgrading Cloudera Distribution of Hadoop.
  • Managing extraction, loading and transformation of data in and out of Hadoop, primarily using HIVE and IMPALA.
  • 24/7 on-call rotation schedule

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • 10 years of previous UNIX working experience
  • 3+ years of experience working with administrating Hadoop and Hive echo system.
  • Proficient with Linux shell scripting
  • Familiarity with YARN, IMPALA, Sqoop, Pig
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • On-call production support experience

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CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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