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Aberdeen, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R1900732

Big Data and Cloud Analytic Platform Support Engineer

Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.

As a Big Data and Cloud Analytic Platform Support Engineer you will configure, integrate, and support On-premises ( ‘on-prem’ ) network environments. The supported platform is the Hadoop Ecosystem ( ie; HDFS, YARN, Spark, KAFKA and STORM, MapReduce ), with complimentary components like Elastic Stack (Elastic Search, Logstash, Kibana ), Python and bash scripts backed by RHEL.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility for administration of Linux platforms, Elastic Stack software, and supporting software packages
  • Contribute to the design of existing and future platforms
  • Effectively and efficiently troubleshoot the system and the infrastructure that supports it
  • Routinely interact with software developers and data teams
  • Provide input to develop and enhance performance/fault/security monitoring and management of the platform

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active clearance
  • Security+, CISSP, CEH or other DoD required certifications or ability to obtain required certifications
  • BS or MS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 8 or more years hands-on systems administration experience with Linux/RedHat
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies, including Hadoop, HDFS, MapReduce
  • Experience with VMware
  • Knowledge of programming languages and ability to modify scripts
  • Experience with basic networking, switch programming, and troubleshooting
  • Experience with distributed computing and clustered computing environments
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies, including Hadoop, HDFS, MapReduce

Preferred Experience:

  • RedHat Linux administration certifications.
  • Familiarity with DoD/Army IT policies and regulations
  • Strong Python and bash programming experience
  • Cloud experience (AWS, Azure, etc)
  • Familiarity with Elastic Stack/Elastic Cloud Enterprise
  • Familiarity with OpenStack and Docker

Professional Skills/Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.

ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)

Reasonable Accommodations are available for disabled veterans and applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement.

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

Who is ICF?

A consulting services company of over 5,000 experts across 67 countries, but not your typical consultants

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