looking for Big Data Engineer/Hadoop (San Francisco, CA up to 150k)

From: user 1.
Sent on: Thursday, December 9, 2010 7:33 AM
Hi "Bay Area HBase User" Group! I could really use some help in finding the right Big Data Engineer that is familiar with Hadoop. My client, a leading e-commerce company located in San Francisco, CA is experiencing great success. This opportunity will be compensated up to 150K. They are sturdy and meaningfully profitable. Below I have included a brief description of the position for your review. I thank you in advance for your attention.
If this matches your skill-set and objective comfortably please send your resume (matt at stafftopia dot com) as soon as possible. This is an immediate hiring need.
[Referral Gifts: Cash ($[masked]) or Apple iPad]
If this is not your expertise, who can you recommend? We are giving away iPads as our referral gifts when you recommend a candidate that accepts an offer. I can contact them confidentially if you prefer.
Thank you for your time. I look forward to your response.
Best Regards,
Matthew DeRossett
Senior Recruiter
Stafftopia, Inc
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What we need you to be able to do:
* You work with Java, and potentially python. GWT would be a nice to have
* Have worked with Nutch and Hadoop
* Have a decent understanding of NoSQL solutions such as Hbase or Cassandra
* Know XP, at least well enough to know it doesn't refer to the OS. Scrum would also be ideal
* Eager to embrace new things, passionate enough to make things happen, open minded enough to know when things need to change

What we would like to see from your background:
* 2-3 years of experience, a degree in CS or Engineering or at a minimum experience working in a startup environment
* Proven history of building highly transactional, scalable architectures
* Would prefer an individual who is knowledgeable about search, or at least an understanding of the challenges
* Disciplined approach to development, testing, and scalability
* Able to write mapred jobs or at least highly comfortable with pig.

What you can look forward to:
Salary up to 150K
* A great place to work, working on one of the most exciting segments of the market
* Being surrounded by people who are passionate about big data and data portability

Bonus - not something we would expect of you, but would greatly value
* Apache committer to one of the following: Nutch, Hadoop, Hbase, Thrift, or Zookeeper
* Experience working for a big startup or search company

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