Big Data Specialist

To provide intermediate-level expertise, customization, and user support for third-party vendor technology products that make up our business intelligence platform at Vanguard.

The Business Intelligence Big Data team provide solutions to extract, load and transform data to enable the implementation of business solutions. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate who is willing to quickly learn and understand new technologies and tools to support, maintain and deliver solutions on the Hadoop platform as an Administrator.


Undergraduate degree in a related field or the equivalent combination of training and experience

Minimum 3 years IT experience

Strong written and oral communication skills

Effectively manages multiple tasks and initiatives with conflicting priorities

Skilled in using analysis, logic and reasoning to troubleshoot issues

Strong planning and organizational skills

Ability to adapt and be flexible in a fast pace environment

Intermediate knowledge of the development tools and programming languages

  • Platform experience: Linux, Unix, Windows
  • Java or Shell scripting
  • Basic to intermediate SQL
  • Version Control and Business process: Maven, Subversion, Jenkins, etc.

Optional knowledge of advanced technologies

. Hadoop tools: HDFS, Hive, Impala, Oozie, YARN, Sqoop, Zookeeper, Flume, Spark, Kafka

. Scripting languages: Python, ksh, bash

Vanguard does not offer visa sponsorship for this position

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