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Robert Half International Big Data Engineer in ITASCA, Illinois


Robert Half Technology is currently seeking a Big Data Engineer for our client in the Northwest Chicago Suburbs. This role is contract to full time and 100% remote! Our client is a part of a much larger company but function themselves as a technology company, working with the latest and greatest technologies. They are seeking someone with hands-on Big Data development and administration experience to join the team, implementing initiatives related to Big Data infrastructure, operations, and maintenance. The candidate will work with huge sets of data, and the primary focus will be on choosing solutions to use, then maintaining, implementing, and monitoring them.

Please apply today for consideration!


• Collaborate with internal/external business partners on Big Data projects

• Utilize technical expertise in Hadoop administration

• Install, maintain, and administer software on Linux servers


  • Bachelors' of Science in Computer Science or related field

  • 5+ years of experience as a Big Data Engineer

  • Must haves: Hadoop, Scala, Spark, Java, and Linux experience

  • Automating manual processes and Developing using Python/Java, Unix Shell (bash, ash), SQL, etc.

  • Big Data Components/Frameworks such as Hadoop (MapR), Spark, Yarn, Kafka, Flink, ELK, etc.

  • NoSQL databases such as HBase, Cassandra, MapR DB, etc.

  • Big Data querying tools such as Drill, Presto, Hive, etc.

  • Infrastructure automation tools such as Ansible

  • Experience monitoring application and infrastructure performance using tools like Grafana, Splunk, etc.

  • Development tools such as GIT

  • Containerization (Docker) and resource scheduling (Kubernetes)

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Salary: DOE

Location: ITASCA, IL

Date Posted: March 3, 2021

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 01310-0011715782

Staffing Area: Technology u0026 IT