Hadoop Developer at Cognizant

Posted in Information Technology 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Job Description:

We are Cognizant Artificial Intelligence

Digital technologies, including analytics and AI, give companies a once-in-a-generation opportunity to perform orders of magnitude better than ever before. But clients need new business models built from analyzing customers and business operations at every angle to really understand them.

With the power to apply artificial intelligence and data science to business decisions via enterprise data management solutions, we help leading companies prototype, refine, validate and scale the most desirable products and delivery models to enterprise scale within weeks

*You must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future *

Job Title – Hadoop Developer

Location – Hartford, CT Remote until COVID)


  • Designing and coding Hadoop applications to analyze data collections.

  • Creating data processing frameworks.

  • Implement and support various components of the Hadoop ecosystem

  • Monitor Hadoop cluster connectivity and performance

  • Ability to work with Senior Enterprise Architects to develop a Big Data platform

  • Work closely with infrastructure, network, database, business intelligence and application teams to ensure business applications are readily available and performing within agreed upon service levels

  • Capacity planning and estimating the requirements for lowering or increasing the capacity of the hadoop cluster

  • Manage and review Hadoop log files

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science.

  • 5+ years designing, developing and implementing solutions in Hadoop environments

  • Previous experience as a Hadoop Developer or Big Data Engineer.

  • Advanced knowledge of the Hadoop ecosystem and its components.

  • In-depth knowledge of Hive, HBase, and Pig.

  • In depth knowledge of MapReduce and Pig Latin Scripts.

  • Knowledge of back-end programming languages including JavaScript, Node.js, and OOAD.

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Hive PL1 Required
2 Apache Hadoop PL1 Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.