Sr. Consultant - Canada

Hortonworks, Toronto or Montreal

Powering the Future of Data

Hortonworks is seeking an experienced Sr. Consultant to join our team in Canada. This key role has two major responsibilities: first to work directly with our customers and partners to optimize their plans and objectives for architecting, designing and deploying Apache Hadoop environments, and, secondly, to assist in building or designing reference configurations to enable our customers and influence our product.
The Sr. Consultant will facilitate the communication flow between Hortonworks teams and the customer. For these strategically important roles, we are seeking outstanding talent to join our team.

Work directly with customer’s technical resources to devise and recommend solutions based on the understood requirements
Analyze complex distributed production deployments, and make recommendations to optimize performance
Able to document and present complex architectures for the customers technical teams
Work closely with Hortonworks’ teams at all levels to help ensure the success of project consulting engagements with customer
Help design and implement Hadoop architectures and configurations for customer
Drive projects with customers to successful completion
Write and produce technical documentation, knowledgebase articles
Participate in the pre-and post- sales process, helping both the sales and product teams to interpret customers’ requirements
Keep current with the Hadoop Big Data ecosystem technologies
Attend speaking engagements when needed
Travel up to 75%
More than two years of Professional Services (customer facing) experience architecting large scale storage, data center and /or globally distributed solutions
Experience designing and deploying production large-scale Hadoop solutions
Ability to understand and translate customer requirements into technical requirements
Experience designing data queries against data in a Hadoop environment using tools such as Apache Hive, Apache Druid, Apache Phoenix or others.
Experience installing and administering multi-node Hadoop clusters
Strong experience implementing software and/or solutions in the enterprise Linux or Unix environment
Strong understanding with various enterprise security solutions such as LDAP and/or Kerberos
Strong understanding of network configuration, devices, protocols, speeds and optimizations
Strong understanding of the Java development, debugging & profiling
Significant previous work writing to network-based APIs, preferably REST/JSON or XML/SOAP
Solid background in Database administration and design, along with Data Modeling with star schema, slowing changing dimensions, and/or data capture.
Experience in architecting data center solutions – properly selecting server and storage hardware based on performance, availability and ROI requirements
Demonstrated experience implementing big data use-cases, understanding of standard design patterns commonly used in Hadoop-based deployments.
Excellent verbal and written communications

Nice, but not required experience:
Knowledge of the data management eco-system including: Concepts of data warehousing, ETL, data integration, etc.
Hortonworks Certified - Admin and/or Developer or Data Science experience
Familiarity with Data Science notebooks such as Apache Zepplin, Jupyter or IBM DSX
Demonstrable experience implementing machine learning algorithms using R or Tensorflow
Automation experience with Chef, Puppet, Jenkins or Ansible
Familiarity with scripting tools such as bash shell scripts, Python and/or Perl
Experience with Cloud Platforms & deployment automation

All employees are required to adhere to all Hortonworks employment policies, including without limitation information security policies.


Having gone public with its IPO in December 2014, Hortonworks is experiencing extraordinary growth as we deliver essential support to the burgeoning big data and IoT communities. Hortonworks is an industry leading innovator that creates, distributes and supports enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. Hortonworks is focused on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, Apache NiFi and Apache Spark. Along with our 2,100+ partners, Hortonworks provides the expertise, training and services that allow customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business.

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About Hortonworks

Hortonworks is a leading innovator in the industry, creating, distributing and supporting enterprise-ready open data platforms and modern data applications. Our mission is to manage the world’s data. We have a single-minded focus on driving innovation in open source communities such as Apache Hadoop, NiFi, and Spark. We along with our 1600+ partners provide the expertise, training and services that allow our customers to unlock transformational value for their organizations across any line of business. Our connected data platforms powers modern data applications that deliver actionable intelligence from all data: data-in-motion and data-at-rest. We are Powering the Future of Data™.

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