Hadoop Engineer
SoftNet Solutions - Sunnyvale, CA

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SoftNet Solutions is an exciting new Silicon Valley based consultancy specializing in big data technologies, with a particular penchant for Hadoop, NoSQL and related toolsets. We provide end-to-end professional services to clients across many diverse industries, helping them build solutions spanning data strategy, implementation, advanced analytics, predictive analytics and machine learning.

We pride ourselves on enabling our clients to see things differently and create business value through big data.

Our Consultants are certified industry experts and thought-leaders who have worked extensively with Hadoop and the wider ecosystem with a track record of delivering scalable, reliable data solutions (so we think they're pretty hot).

How would you set the Big Data world on fire?
Play a starring role in the development of Hadoop-based systems, designing and delivering value-adding changes to existing or new green-field systems
Work hand in glove with our clients to understand their business needs and assess requirements
Come up with inspiring and innovative solutions to meet our client's objectives and deliver value to their business
Spot performance bottlenecks and work out how to unblock them speedily, and preferably forever
Identify new product lines for our clients to move them to the next level

Significant knowledge and experience of software within the Hadoop ecosystem: HBase, MapReduce, Pig, Hive, Oozie, Flume
Strong Java skills, with an impressive track record of Java development
Any exposure to other NoSQL technologies is a big advantage: Cassandra, MongoDB, or similar
Good working knowledge of Linux, shell scripting
An exemplary role model who is passionate about good coding standards and best practices
The ability to really listen to our clients, critically assess the validity of business requirements and hold robust discussions with stakeholders whilst keeping them onside
Fantastic solution design skills, with proven success in proposing new technologies/solutions to meet business requirements
An infectious passion for Big Data and Hadoop
A team player who's keen to contribute to developing the company culture as well as systems