Big Data Engineer

Kforce Technology
Job Overview


Kforce has a client in search of a Big Data Engineer in Hillsboro, OR. Key Tasks:

  • Develops action plans and processes, in coordination with management team, for integrating activities and optimizing department resources to meet major goals and objectives
  • Facilitates or performs application support, problem solving, and issue resolution with internal and external resources
  • Contributes and reviews recommendations for technical solutions
  • Manages and/or contributes to the technical components of the RFP process
  • Resolves issues and determines options for issue resolution and risk mitigation
  • Defines and communicates requirements for technical environments and determines the technical scope for projects
  • Provides technical estimates for project budget input to Senior/Project Manager
  • Leads and owns engagements with software vendors to ensure that code and configuration requirements and deliverables are met
  • Enforces architecture, governance, security, and global process standards to system changes and deployments
  • Coordinates compliance issue identification and remediation
  • Collaborates with other teams on integration needs/design
  • Contributes to database design and creates critical-path, high-risk, advanced technical designs
  • Approves proof of concept efforts and reviews results
  • Enforce company and department architectural direction and ensure consistent technical approach within department
  • Decide on engineering tools based on recommendations
  • Allocate resources based on performance monitoring and tuning results
  • Manage and enforce performance thresholds and standards
  • Review and approve performance test results, recommendations, and tuning results
  • Oversee and is responsible for the creation of test plans, test execution, and validation of test results

Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree

Certifications & Licenses:

  • Certified Solution Developer
  • MCSD
  • Microsoft Certified
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer
  • Active Directory
  • Apache
  • Apache Cassandra
  • Apache Kafka
  • Application Development


  • Cassandra
  • Citrix
  • Database
  • Databases
  • DHCP
  • DNS
  • Exchange
  • Exchange 2000
  • FTP
  • Hadoop
  • Hadoop Distributed File System
  • HDFS
  • Hive
  • HTTP
  • Impala
  • Java
  • Kafka
  • LDAP
  • Life Cycle
  • MapReduce
  • MCSD
  • Microsoft Windows
  • MongoDB
  • NoSQL
  • Object-Oriented
  • SNMP
  • SQL
  • SQL Server
  • Systems Development
  • Telnet
  • Terminal Server
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 2003
  • Wins
  • Apache Hadoop HDFS

With a commitment to innovation, this client employs some of the world’s top engineers and designers! It was ranked as one of the ‘Happiest Companies to Work For’ and awarded an ‘Employees’ Choice Award 2018 Best Place to Work’ by Glassdoor. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. If you would like to make a difference globally and locally, apply now. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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