Technical Lead - JAVA

Canonsburg, PA 15146

Posted: 09/23/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Misc Developers Job Number: 19399

Our client is looking for a strong Technical Lead with a solid background in Java and Big Data (Hadoop) along with experience managing a team of developers and software engineers.

In this role, you will contribute to software design and architecture as well as lead the implementation of complex, mission-critical, enterprise applications.

You will give technical and management direction to a moderately sized team in a fast paced environment and will have the opportunity to work in all architectural layers on a variety of programming projects.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or relevant field; 
  • 10+ years overall IT experience in Software Development with 5+ years of experience in Big Data Analytics area. Must have delivered at least 4 big data projects to production.
  • Experience in Hadoop distributions (Apache / Cloudera / Hortonworks)
  • Experience working with Big Data eco-system including tools such as Hadoop, Map Reduce, Yarn, Hive, Impala, Spark, Kafka, Sqoop and Storm to name a few
  • 1+ year of experience with techniques of performance optimization for both data loading and data retrieval
  • 2+ years of experience with NoSQL databases such as Cassandra/HBase
  • 3+ years of experience in development of Spark streaming applications and ETL
  • 1+ year of experience with graph databases such as GraphDB/Neo4j
  • Proficiency in Sqoop, Nifi, Flume and Kafka
  • Expert level experience with software development processes and experience taking enterprise scale projects from inception to deployment
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively
  • Solid understanding and hands-on experience with Linux commands
  • Excellent problem-solving/troubleshooting skills and ability to think creatively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Java Technical Lead - Big Data (Hadoop) - 19399

Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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