Emtec, Inc.

  • Big Data Solution Architect / Pre-sales Engineer – Location Negotiable

    Job Location US
    Job ID
  • Company Overview

    Emtec is Global consulting company that provides technology-empowered business solutions for world class organizations. Our Global Workforce of over 700 consultants provide best in class services to our clients within the Healthcare & Life Sciences, Utilities, Business Services, Banking, Insurance & Financial Services, Education and Manufacturing sectors. Our clients span the emerging, mid-market and enterprise space. With multiple offices worldwide, we are uniquely positioned to deliver solutions to our clients leveraging Oracle, Salesforce, Microsoft and Infor with a focus on Mobility, Cloud and Analytics. Emtec’s singular mission is to create “Clients for Life” - long-term relationships that deliver rapid, meaningful, and lasting business value.


    At Emtec, we have a unique blend of Corporate and Entrepreneurial cultures. This is where you would have an opportunity to drive business value for clients while you innovate and continue to grow and have fun while doing it. You would work with team members who are vibrant, smart and passionate and they bring their passion to all that they do – whether it’s learning, giving back to our communities or always going the extra mile for our client.

    Position Description

    Emtec’s Big Data Practice is hiring technologists who can solve complex data harmonization problems in various domains. We are looking for an exceptional Big Data Solution Architect who loves to push boundaries to solve complex business problems using innovative solutions.


    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 


    • Providing technical leadership in the Big Data space (Hadoop Stack like M/R, HDFS, Pig, Hive, HBase, Flume, Sqoop, etc. NoSQL stores like Cassandra, HBase etc.)
    • Working with the Sales team to provide solutions across various opportunities
    • Evaluating and recommending Big Data technology stack for the platform
    • Experimenting, applying and contributing towards cutting edge open source technologies and software paradigms
    • Driving significant technology initiatives end to end and across multiple layers of architecture
    • Providing strong technical leadership in adopting and contributing to open source technologies related to Big Data
    • Providing strong technical expertise (performance, application design, stack upgrades) to lead Platform Engineering
    • Defining and Driving best practices that can be adopted in the Big Data stack
    • Driving operational excellence through root cause analysis and continuous improvement for Big Data technologies and processes
    • Providing technical leadership and being a role model to data engineers
    • Driving innovations that can fuel the growth of Emtec Big Data Practice as a whole
    • Working with the offshore (India based) team during the entire project life cycle

    Must Have skills: 


    • 2-3 years of experience supporting sales, in a client-facing presales capacity, for Big Data programs
    • 15+ years of demonstrable experience designing technological solutions to complex data problems, developing and testing modular, reusable, efficient and scalable code to implement those solutions. Experience should include:
      • Implementation of at least 2 end to end Enterprise Big Data programs
      • Working on any of the following platforms – MapR , Cloudera or Horton Works
      • Expert-level proficiency in Java with regards to understanding the stack and base aspects
      • Strong understanding and hands-on experience with distributed computing frameworks, particularly Apache Hadoop 2.0 (YARN; MR and HDFS, MapR-FS, MapR-DB) and associated technologies.
      • Experience with one or more of the following - Hive, Sqoop, Avro, Flume, Oozie, Zookeeper, etc
      • Operating knowledge of cloud computing platforms (AWS, Azure etc.)
      • Working within a Linux computing environment, and using command line tools including Shell Scripting for automating common tasks
      • Distributed and low latency (streaming) application architecture

    Preferred Skills: 


    • Experience working with CXO’s and Sales teams for business enablement

    Professional skills: 


    • Love for design and Innovation
    • Ability to work in a team in an agile setting
    • Great problem-solving skills and the ability to hack their way out of tight corners

    Emtec is an Equal Opportunity Employer



    US citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply



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