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Hadoop Technical Architect

Pratt & Whitney
East Hartford, CT
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Business Unit Pratt & Whitney Job ID 64027BR Date posted 04/09/2018 City East Hartford State Connecticut

Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in aircraft engines and auxiliary power units. Headquartered in East Hartford, Connecticut, the company has locations around the United States and across the world.

We are a global leader in aviation propulsion and we are behind many of the major advances in both military and commercial engines. We design, manufacture and service aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, and small turbojet propulsion products.

Do you have the experience to join our Team?

An opportunity exists to join us in the role of Hadoop Technical Architect.

You should possess a high level of competency on big data infrastructure based on Hadoop ecosystem-based technologies. This person will assume a combination of responsibilities working with our customers, partners, and the digital team to resolve software issues, address questions, and guide on standard methodologies related to development and deployment of solutions.

Your Responsibilities

To be successful in this position, you should have experience in architecture design, data modeling, and execution of big data platforms and analytic applications. You will review and analyze current client’s technology infrastructure while identifying, proposing strategies, and deploying and supporting critical big data solutions. We need you to stand up and expand data as service collaboration with business partners. Identify business process transformation opportunities and develop software tools to drive efficiency in the organization. You will develop highly scalable and extensible big data platforms which enable collection, storage, modeling, and analysis of massive data sets. You are able to effectively communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical business and executive leaders.

You will participate in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new and migrating existing applications, software and services on the platform.

Do you possess the technical experience?

  • We prefer someone who has worked with on premises big data platforms such as Hortonworks. Ideally, we you to have worked within analytic frameworks and query tools such as: Spark, Hive, HDF, HDF. Streaming data tools and techniques such as Kafka, ETL (Extract-Transform-Load) Attunity, Business Object Data Services, Informatica.
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies, Data Warehouse and DataMart design and implementation. NoSQL environments such as HBase, Phoenix.
  • Data modeling of relational and dimensional databases. Metadata management, data lineage, data governance, especially as related to Big Data. You should be familiar with Structured, Unstructured, Semi-Structured Data techniques and processes.

Inclusion Powers Innovation:

We unlock our employees’ full potential through a versitile and engaging culture that values everybody’s opinion, driving innovation.

The goal of our diversity strategy is to create a workforce and environment where every employee is valued so innovation and creativity thrive and to ensure that all employees are engaged and empowered.

Employee Resource Groups:

The 9 ERGs have a collective mission of supporting P&W's recruitment, development and retention efforts through workshops, and events that promote personal/professional development, employee engagement, community involvement and business value.

  • All ERGs are open to all UTC employees, participation is voluntary
  • ERGs strive to provide short and long-term professional and personal benefits to their members
  • There are many other employee organizations at P&W, often more recreational in nature (e.g. jazz band and bicycling club).

A Great Place To Work!


We’re known for moving the world forward – building machines that run for hours, days and weeks without pause. But, people aren’t machines.

This year, UTC updated the vacation policy to provide more vacation time sooner. As soon as you start your role, you’ll be eligible for 15 paid vacation days (10-19 yrs., 20 days & 20+ yrs., 25 days).

Birth and Parental leave:

As a mother or father you have time off options to consider while caring for and bonding with your child.

UTC offers 8 paid weeks of birth and adoption leave and 4 paid weeks for parental leave.

Employee Scholar Program:

We are celebrating the 20th anniversary of the ESP!

We believe that individual and corporate success is driven by lifelong learning; we enable employees to continue their higher education. We want to have the best-educated workforce on the planet.

ESP is one of the most comprehensive company-sponsored employee education programs in the world. More than 45,000 employees have earned more than 38,000 degrees.

Pratt & Whitney is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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