Application Systems Analyst

Location: Alexandria, VA
Date Posted: 05-01-2018
Application Systems Analyst
Location: Alexandria, VA
FosterThomas, a Mid-Atlantic Staffing and Recruiting Firm, is leading the search for an Application Systems Analyst, for our Client located in Alexandria, VA.

As an Applications System Analyst, you will be responsible for communicating with customers to capture system requirements, perform system verification, and assist in the troubleshooting of production support issues for an Agile Big Data team.
Required Qualifications and Skills:
  • US citizens only due to federal/government requirement. Must be able to clear U.S. Customs and Border Protection Background Investigation (BI)
  • A minimum 3 years of experience in the complete software development lifecycle using Agile methodologies
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field
  • Liaison between customers and development team
  • Provide requirements and design clarifications for development team
  • Verify application development, including querying data stores with SQL
  • Provide application overviews and demos to stakeholders
  • Create and maintain system documentation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Additional Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience participating on an Agile Scrum team, including: sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint reviews and retrospectives, backlog grooming, and release planning
  • Familiarity with the following concepts: Application Logs, Data Visualization, Data Enrichment, Web Services/Microservices, Configuration Management, Relational Databases, Unix/Linux OS, physical, virtual and cloud based infrastructure
  • Familiarity with the following technologies:
      • Hadoop eco system, including HDFS, YARN, Cassandra, Hive, Pig, and Spark          
      • Batch-oriented and streaming distributed processing methods such as Spark, Kafka, or Storm
      • Distributed NoSQL/Key-Value stores such as HBase, Accumulo, Cassandra, or DynamoDB
      • Distributed search engines like Elasticsearch or Solr 
    • Other Qualifications:
  • Customs and Border Protection Background Investigation (BI) desired.
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