Java Developer with Apache Hadoop Experience
Kore Federal, Inc. - Alexandria, VA

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Must be a U. S. Citizen - Security Clearance is required
  • Background Investigation (including police and credit check) required and must either hold a current clearance or be able to qualify for one
The qualified applicant will be responsible for designing and developing Hadoop and related technologies solutions for enterprise class application using java technologies.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
Work in a rapidly changing environment employing agile engineering processes and fielding evolving prototypes to end users in the field
Produce and develop software in an agile environment, using modern techniques and processes (e.g., version control, branching, merging, bug tracking, etc.)
Participate and provide leadership in the system design and development activities
Provide development expertise and guidance to others on the development team
Participate and lead, when required, daily agile development coordination meetings, and incorporate agile processes into development activities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
BS in Computer Science / Engineering
6-10 years' experience in software development using Java
Strong Java development skills
Experience as a Hadoop and related technologies developer - Hadoop (MapReduce) and at least one of the following: HBase, Hive, Pig, Cassandra, Mongo DB
Must have practical experience with design patterns. Especially, MVC-type frameworks
Strong XML processing experience such as XSD, XPath, XSL, XSLT, etc.
Web Services / SOAP / REST / XMLRPC experience
Experience with Maven; Git repositories, JSON, WebLogic, JMS
Application and understanding of Relational Database Concepts
Must demonstrate an understanding of core computer science concepts and demonstrate specific practical applications of those concepts
Strong initiative: must be able to take a high-level requirement, ask questions/get clarifications, and get the job done, no handholding required
Excellent communication: must be a good listener and be able to clearly communicate ideas with team members, project/product teams, and external groups
Experience in Agile/SCRUM is desired
Practical experience in performance testing and tuning is desired
Ability to work in a high-pressured, tight-deadline environment
Superior written and oral communication skills are essential

Experience with Lucene/SOLR, Membase, Hadoop, HBase, Azkaban or search engine development
Spring/JPA experience is highly desired
Master's degree preferred

About Us:
Kore Federal is an ISO 9001-2008 certified information technology solutions firm providing skilled consultants and engineers to solve complex technical problems for the United States Federal Government focusing primarily on critical national defense programs for Homeland Security, the intelligence community, and the Department of Defense. We specialize in Information Technology Modernization, Application Development, Enterprise Architecture, and Technology Insertion. We have developed our core competencies to address the needs of the evolving government market by producing durable, adaptable, economical solutions that integrate seamlessly within the emerging architectures and standards. We combine strategic planning capabilities, government domain expertise, and cutting-edge technology to address the full technology life cycle.