Big Data Search Engineer

7 months ago
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AnaVation hires professional technologists who are committed to high-level customer service, personal growth, and technical innovation. To work for AnaVation, you must be focused on becoming one of the best in your professional discipline. In order to help you work toward that goal, we will provide you with the tools and education that you need. We will also provide a work environment of mutual respect that fosters cooperation and partnership with our customers and peers.


AnaVation is looking for a Big Data Search Engineer to join an existing team in standing up advanced search implementations against massive data sets in Chantilly, VA.


Required skills:

  • 1+ year working with a search technology such as Apache Solr, Elasticsearch, Endeca, ect…
  • 3+ years working with Java
  • 1+ year working with Maven
  • 1+ years developing ETL applications
  • 1+ years working on a Linux platform
  • Experience with utilizing Git for version control
  • Experience working in Scrum or Kanban methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Must be a self-starter
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems
  • Top Secret Clearance

Desired skills: 

  • Experience working with Apache Zookeeper
  • Experience working with Accumulo
  • Experience working with a MapReduce implementation such as Apache Hadoop
  • Experience working with Spark and Scala
  • Experience working with CDH5
  • Experience working with kafka
  • Experience working with Docker
  • Experience working with large data structures
  • Experience in test driven development
  • Must have excellent communication and written skills
  • CI Polygraph 
  • M.S. in Computer Science or Information Systems

EEO Statement

AnaVation is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.


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