Big Data Hadoop Architect at Cognizant in Sunnyvale, California

Posted in Information Technology 14 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Big Data Hadoop Architect

Location: Sunnyvale, CA

*This role is not able to offer visa transfer or sponsorship now or in the future*



  • Knowledge on designing the jobs in Hadoop system with Spark and Scala and should be able to prepare the Technical design document.

  • Understands the business transformation rules provided by the business users and should be able to convert them into Spark code.

  • Person will be responsible for developing new jobs using Spark and Scala programming.

  • Person will also responsible for testing the developed jobs and preparing test documents.

  • Experience on optimizing the performance of the Spark jobs

  • Resource should be able to understand the requirement and create functional and technical design

  • Perform performance tuning, application support, and user acceptance training.

  • Document and communicate risk assessments pertaining to new functionality and enhancements.

  • Engage with onsite-offshore team for daily activities Status reporting – weekly and monthly basis.

Required Qualifications

  • Should have minimum of 10 years of IT experience.

  • 3-5 Years of working experience work experience on the Hadoop systems and knowledge of Hadoop cluster

  • Person must have good data analytical skill

  • 3+ years of Programming language experience with Python and SQL.

  • Ability to troubleshooting issues as and when arisen.

  • Ability to test the developed jobs and preparing test documents

  • Work Experience on optimizing the performance of the Spark jobs

Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) is a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services, dedicated to helping the world's leading companies build stronger businesses. Headquartered in Teaneck, New Jersey (U.S.). Cognizant is a member of the NASDAQ-100, the S&P 500, the Forbes Global 1000, and the Fortune 500, and we are among the top performing and fastest growing companies in the world.

Our strength is built on our ability to work together. Our diverse backgrounds offer different perspectives and new ways of thinking. It encourages lively discussions, inspires thought leadership, and helps us build better solutions for our clients. We want someone who thrives in this setting and is encouraged to craft significant solutions through true teamwork.

Cognizant is committed to veteran and military communities. Cognizant has been often recognized as a military friendly employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our business resource group Veterans Network assists our military associates in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to demonstrate the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and dedication to perfection.

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Apache Spark PL1 Required
2 Scala PL1 Required
3 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.