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Friday, April 12, 2024

NH - Cloud Software Engineer II

NH - Cloud Software Engineer II (Data Management)
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Zavda was founded in 2006 and is a SDB certified, Service Disabled Veteran owned, and Woman owned small business that offers leading IT management, Intel, and Cyber opportunities in both the private and public sector. Zavda is looking for a Cloud Software Engineer.


The Cloud Software Engineer will create, test, and maintain the various analytics running in Pig and/or PySpark to create various reports for the users.  The Engineer will also provide report updates and create new reports based on requirements. Ensure the data is accurate to the end users as well as ensuring day to day operations are successful. The Engineer will also capture raw data from data feeds and normalize the data.  Provide rapid response to customer needs and requirements as well as maintain a dictionary of all analytics.  


Demonstrated Skills:

The Level 2 Cloud Software Engineer shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Proficiency and work experience with the Map Reduce programming model and technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS), etc
  • Proficiency and work experience with distributed scalable Big Data Store (NoSQL) such as Hbase, Accumulo, Big Table, etc
  • Proficiency and work experience with Serialization data interchange formats such as JSON and/or BSON
  • Proficiency and work experience in the design and development of at least one Object Oriented system
  • Proficiency and work experience developing solutions integrating and extending FOSS/COTS products

Required Skills:

  • Experience designing and developing automated analytic software, techniques, and algorithms
  • Experience developing and deploying: data driven analytics; event driven analytics; set of analytics orchestrated through rules engine
  • Experience documenting data models, schemas, data element dictionaries, and other technical specifications. 
  • Pig, PySpark, Piranhas 

Desired Skills:

  • Python
  • Java
  • Scala
  • Apache NiFi
  • Ansible
  • Agile Experience
  • Experience deploying applications in a cloud environment, MongoDB


  • Six years experience using Java programming language
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required
  • Four (4) years of additional experience on projects with similar requirements may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • In addition, the candidate shall have demonstrated work experience with at least four of the desired characteristics.

Job Location:
Laurel, Maryland

Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer that is inclusive to Veterans, Women, Minorities, and Individuals with Disabilities. We pride ourselves on our continued professional growth and are always looking for qualified candidates. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to our team with questions on positions or for more information about our company!

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