by Angela Guess
Accenture is looking for Big Data Architects in Chicago, IL, and around the country. The post states, "Big Data Architects at the Consultant level will be responsible for implementation of complete big data solutions, including data acquisition, storage, transformation, and analysis and a solid understanding of infrastructure planning, scaling, and administration considerations that are unique to big data products. We are looking for candidates who have a broad set of technology skills across these areas and who can demonstrate an ability to apply big data solutions to big data problems and learn quickly as the platform grows."
Qualifications for the position include: "Hands-on experience with the Hadoop stack (e.g. MapReduce, Sqoop, Pig, Hive, Hbase, Flume). Hands-on experience with related/complementary open source software platforms and languages (e.g. Java, Linux, Apache, Perl/Python/PHP, Chef). Hands-on experience with ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) tools (e.g Informatica, Talend, Pentaho). Hands-on experience with BI tools and reporting software (e.g. Microstrategy, Cognos, Pentaho). Hands-on experience with analytical tools, languages, or libraries (e.g. SAS, SPSS, R, Mahout). Hands-on experience with 'productionalizing' Hadoop applications (e.g. administration, configuration management, monitoring, debugging, and performance tuning)."
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