Big Data Engineer

  • Mastech Digital
  • West Valley City, UT, United States
  • Jul 22, 2021

Job Description

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for all American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Big Data Engineer for our client in the Banking and Financial Services domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for growth. This is a Permanent position and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: Full-time

Location: Salt Lake City (100% Remote)

Role: Big Data Engineer

Primary Skills: Hadoop

Role Description: The Big Data Engineer must have at least 5+ years of experience. For this role, you must be both a Generalist capable of picking up and working with multiple, disparate systems; and an expert having the ability to dive deep into specific topics and quickly master them.


- Evangelize and lead the team in Data Operations best practices, ensuring delivery of a highly available and scalable systems 

- Able to effectively communicate decisions, ideas, designs, and operation of systems and services to others in a clear and concise manner

- Foster collaboration with software product development, architecture, and IT teams to ensure releases are delivered with repeatable and auditable processes

- Build and deploy reproducible infrastructure via common Infrastructure as Code tooling (Ansible, SaltStack, Terraform…etc.)

Background and Skills:

- Engineering background, in either Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics or Software Engineering

- 3+ years Building/maintaining CI/CD pipelines in an enterprise setting

- 3+ years working with Big Data (e.g., Hadoop, Kafka, Spark, Cassandra)

- Strong software development background languages (Java, Python, Scala, SQL, R, Shell Scripting) 

- Experience in continuous integration tools (Git, Jenkins, TFS, Maven, Nexus)

- Strong experience configuring and/or integrating with monitoring and logging solutions such as syslog, ELK (Elastic, Logstash, Kibana) and Kafka.

- Strong UNIX/Linux systems administration skills, including configuration, troubleshooting and automation.

Preferred Experience:

- Experience deploying and operating services running in the Cloud (Azure, AWS)

- Experience with Docker, Kubernetes

- Experience building data pipelines and automating Big Data platform applications/services 

- Variety of data stores/platforms (data warehouses/data marts, NoSQL)

Big Data Platform Administration:

- Cloudera Administration or Hadoop Administration – 5+ plus years administration experience – Cloudera experience preferred. 

Hadoop Support:

- Responsible for maintaining the availability for all EIM Enterprise Level Supported services (HDFS, Hive, Hue, Kafka, Spark, Syslog, Logstash)

- Provide support through ticketing system for various Hadoop Platforms and Applications.

Hadoop Services:

- Hadoop Support from ODC at offshore

- Problem, Incident, Service Request & Change Management

- Coordinate platform changes with the various Stakeholders

- Support EIM Enterprise Level services (Greenplum, Teradata, HDFS, Hive, Hue, Kafka, Spark, Syslog, Logstash)

- Support CI/CD Pipelines (Azure DevOps, Jenkins)


- Backup/restore

- Pro-active Monitoring/Performance tuning/Capacity Management utilizing various tools and consoles.

- Maintain Security and ACLs for EIM Platforms and Applications

Installation & Configurations:

- Installation and configuration of Cloudera stack software.

- Installation and maintenance of Language packages for the various supported languages (Java, Ruby, Perl, Python, R).


- Apply bug fixes and patches


- Version Release Upgrades


- Health Checks, Problem, Issue & Risk communications


- Automate to free-up few manual maintenance

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent.

Experience: Minimum 5+ years

Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses

Travel: No

Local Preferred: Yes

Note: Must be able to work on a W2 basis

Recruiter Name: Abhishek Singh

Recruiter Phone: 877-884-8834 (Ext. 2077)

Equal Employment Opportunity