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Big Data / Cloud Infrastructrure Advisor

Primary Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Additional Locations: CT-Hartford
CVS / Aetna is seeking a Big Data Infrastructure Engineer Advisor to join a knowledgeable, highly-skilled and motivated team responsible for the delivery, support and maintenance of the CVS / Aetna Big Data Platform. This Big Data Platform is key to many of CVS / Aetna's strategic business initiatives and is vital to the core of the business. The candidate would be a part of the Big Data Engineering Team responsible for the systems architecture, design and development of a large, scaled-out, real-time, high performing, multi-tenant Hadoop Infrastructure, allowing Aetna to leverage data effectively for internal and external data
ingestion, stream processing, advanced analysis and applications. The ideal candidate would have a passion for Big Data technologies and would be excited to join CVS / Aetna as it revolutionizes the way data stored, secured, shared and analyzed.

Fundamental Components:
-Architect, design, Automate and build big data infrastructure platform, primarily based on Hadoop technologies, ensuring that the infrastructure is highly-available and secure.
-Work closely with Management and Data Scientist teams to define and refine the big data platform to achieve company product and business objectives.
-Architect and Engineer Tenant solutions based on industry standard usage patterns.

-Collaborate with other technology teams and architects to define and develop cross-function technology stack interactions.
-Research and experiment with emerging technologies and tools related to big data (Hadoop & Cloud Based Technologies like EMR, DataBricks, etc.).
-Work with the Engineering management team to establish and reinforce disciplined software development processes and best-practices.
-Maintain and support the platform on a day-to-day basis.
-Mentor junior engineers

Background Experience:
-Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or equivalent experience.
-Strong understanding of Linux systems, Kerberos, AD integration and networking.
-3+ years experience in a 24×7 high-availability production environment Experience in Dev/Ops (Puppet, Ansible and Salt).
-Knowledge of SCM (Git) and Scripting Languages (Python, Scala, Java, etc) would be highly beneficial
-Demonstrates broad knowledge of multiple infrastructure disciplines. -Demonstrates ability to learn quickly and problem solve.
-Understands the concepts and technology ecosystem around both real-time and batch processing in Hadoop.
-Experience with developing Docker containers and Kubernetes Orchestration is a plus. -Working knowledge of web technologies and protocols (JAVA/NoSQL/JSON/REST/JMS).
-At least 5 years of experience building and managing distributed systems. -5+ years of experience with Architecting Distributed Solutions dealing with high volume of data on highly-scalable, multi-node environments.
-Excellent written/oral communication skills - You speak and write English fluently.

Potential Telework Position:

Percent of Travel Required:
0 - 10%

EEO Statement:
Aetna is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

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