Spark/Real-Time Analytics Consultant

Accenture, Multiple Locations, USA

Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

YOUR EXPERIENCE: Basic Qualifications  
  • Minimum 1 year of building and coding applications using at least two Hadoop components – MapReduce, HDFS, Hbase, Pig, Hive, Spark, Scoop, Flume, etc 
  • Minimum 1 year coding one of the following: Python, Pig programming, Hadoop Streaming, HiveQL 
  • Minimum 1 year understanding of data modelling & data pipeline design: iterative data pipeline development from raw, curated, integrated to published data, with fit for use data modelling on Hadoop and NoSQL platforms 
  • Minimum 1 year of experience implementing large scale cloud data solutions using Cloud Service Providers:  AWS data services (e.g. EMR, Redshift, GLUE) or Azure (Data Lake Store/Analytics, SQL Data Warehouse) or Google Cloud Platform Google Cloud (Big Data:  Big Query, Big Insights) 
  • Minimum 1 year of experience delivering an operational Big Data solution using one or more of the following technologies: Hadoop, HortonWorks, Cloudera, Cassandra 


  • Minimum 1 year of experience throughout the SDLC of a Hadoop implementation technologies including HortonWorks, Cloudera, Hive, Pig, MapReduce  
  • Minimum 1 year of experience throughout the SDLC of a HortonWorks, Cloudera, Cassandra / Hbase implementation  
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or 3 years IT/Programming experience 

SET YOURSELF APART: Preferred Qualifications  
  • Minimum 1 year of experience developing REST web services 
  • Industry experience (financial services, resources, healthcare, government, products, communications, high tech)  
  • Experience leading teams 
  • Machine Learning tools, interfaces & Libraries: R, R-Studio, Spark R, sparklyr, MLlib, H2O etc.  
  • Experience with other tools, databases and Apache projects: Google BigQuery, Presto, Drill, Kylin, OpenTSDB, Spark Streaming 
  • Enterprise data integration, BI and analytics platforms: Informatica, Talend, InfoSphere, SAS, RevoR, QlikView, Qlik Sense, Tableau, Spotfire, D3.js
  • Processing frameworks & programming tools: Spark (Scala/Python/Java), Kafka, Flink 
  • Client facing skills: ability to build trusted relationships with client stakeholders and act as a trusted adviser 


  • Your entrepreneurial spirit and vision will be rewarded, and your success will fuel opportunities for career advancement. 
  • You’ll make a difference for some pretty impressive clients. Our Analytics practice serves many of the Fortune Global 100 on high-profile projects.  
  • Opportunities to learn daily through training, assignments and collaboration with experts across the company. 
  • Access to leading-edge technology.
  • Along with a competitive salary, Accenture offers a comprehensive package that includes generous paid time off, 401K match and an employee healthcare plan. Learn more about our extensive rewards and Benefits 


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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). 

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

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

Equal Employment Opportunity: 

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