Ford Motor Company Lead Hadoop Developer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Lead Hadoop Developer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Position Overview/Description:

This is the Lead Hadoop Platform Tool Developer for the Global Data Insights and Analytics (GDI&A) skill team.

The Lead Hadoop Developer will be responsible for designing, developing and implementing solutions for Hadoop Data lake to support landing, Ingestion and security. Additionally the Lead Developer will serve as the Technical Anchor to guide and coordinate with junior developers.

Responsibilities :

  • Design and build solutions for Ford’s Hadoop data lake environment

  • Develop prototypes to validate interactions and prove product designs

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and create solutions

  • Provide Level Technical Anchor support to Junior Developers

  • Lead Technical conversations and Product Demos

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define, design, and create solutions

  • Interface with Business IT and business owners to prioritize improvement efforts

  • Work with Product Managers to document user stories and features

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3+ years of experience in software development (Java)

  • 3+ years of experience in Hadoop (Hive, Ranger, HBase, Kafka, HDFS or Spark)

  • 2+ years of experience working in agile based delivery teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in software development (Java)

  • Data modeling and database design concepts (Oracle , SQL)

  • Test driven development experience

  • Development experience using Spring API

  • Pivotal Cloud Foundry experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Team Lead experience

  • Motivated and self-starter

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team, you discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

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Ford Motor Company


Information Technology

Skill Team:

Information Technology


MPP (Mobility Platforms & Products)