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Federal - Big Data Administrator

Job Location: DC, DC - Washington

Regional Description: Southeast

Job Number: 00563718


- Job description

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: Washington D.C.


Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes.  We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.  


Under general supervision, perform database administration tasks for one or more of the following database management systems: Oracle, Cassandra, Hive, Hbase platforms. Technical contributor in the infrastructure Cassandra and Hortonworks team along with Ansible DevOps platform. SME in Cluster management systems like YARN in addition to messaging platforms like Kafka/MQ. Works within the project guidelines to analyze a wide variety of infrastructure requirements and assist in designing appropriate solutions. Roles and responsibilities include installation and administration of the database stack, providing technical guidance and play a lead role in implementation of stable and performing databases for Infrastructure customers. Focus is around a technical role that encompasses all aspects of database administration including backup and recovery, high availability, DR and clustered solutions.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Must possess 8 years technology experience.
  • Must possess 3 years experience with administering Hadoop platforms.
  • Must possess 2 years experience with Hive and Hbase platforms. 
  • Must have 3 years experience troubleshooting and diagnosing performance related to Hadoop or Java applications.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with Datastax, Hortonworks, Oracle, and Confluent Support organizations.
  • Experience with automation such as Ansible.
  • Hive, Hbase experience a plus.  Diagnose and analysis of performance bottleneck with the application and platform.
  • 2 years of core Java programming experience with background in JVM heap memory management.

An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.

Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).

Accenture is a Federal Contractor and an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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