Randstad Application Engineer in Charlotte, North Carolina

Application Engineer


Charlotte, NC

Date Posted:

Thursday, October 13, 2016

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Randstad Technologies

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Searching for a lead engineer to join the Enterprise Messaging Engineering team. The ideal candidate will have expert-level knowledge of Hadoop and the accompanying ecosystem including Map-Reduce, ElasticSearch and HDFS. This will also include but not be limited to above average knowledge of system design, implementation and documentation skills.

The individual should be able to design, architect, deploy, administer, montior and troubleshoot complex Hadoop environments running within a Linux environment in accordance with industry accepted best practices.

Candidates should have experience working in a large corporate environment with greater than 50,000 users, where the team must administer systems to known corporate policies regarding security, audit, and change control processes.

The candidate must have the ability to create engineering documentation to be used by the operations counterparts and create high-quality artifacts required by change control processes, security and the project team.

Candidates must be able to perform research, evaluation on adopted or proposed technologies and present ideas in a clear and concise manner. This individual will also serve as an escalation point for the operations team and respond to support questions from less experienced staff.

Basic Qualifications:

5+ years of related technology experience that includes 3+ years with system design and implementation

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with Hadoop framework and ecosystem including Map-Reduce, YARN, HDFS, ElasticSearch, Impala and HIVE

  • 3+ years of experience with Linux Operating Systems such as RHEL or CentOS.

  • 3+ years of experience with servers running on VMWare including networking and storage implications.

  • Ability to collaborate, communicate and interact effectively within the team and at varying levels of the business and technical organizations, including senior management.

  • Experience implementing technical solutions based on project schedules on time, on budget, and with high quality.

  • Effective interpersonal and organizational skills and proven ability working in a highly complex organization.

  • Excellent skills as a team player and ability to achieve success through others.

  • Ability to meet corporate audit and security standards.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Must holds themselves to the highest standard of integrity and personal behavior.

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering or related experience.

Preferred Skills:

  • 3+ years experience implementing solutions based on Hadoop and ecosystem.

  • Ability to function in a fast paced engineering team, including the ability to work with distributed Team Members

  • Ability to effectively prioritize tasks as required.

  • Ability to work outside of normal business hours to provide escalation support when necessary.

  • Possess strong analytical problem solving skills.

  • Ability to read and develop technical design documentation.

  • Experience with MS Exchange.

  • Experience with SMTP Mail systems and mail routing.

  • Experience with Actiance Vantage Compliance system.

  • Experience with Active Directory.

  • Working Knowledge of SQL and/or Oracle databases.

  • Working Knowledge of PHP/Bash/Pyhton scripting.

  • Previous experience with the banking or financial services sectors.

  • Experience with configuration management tools such as Puppet or Chef

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