Full Time Faculty – Big Data & Hadoop

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Title Full Time Faculty - Big Data & Hadoop
Categories Full Time, Jigsaw Academy
Hiring Company Jigsaw Academy
Location Bangalore
Job Information

Jigsaw Academy is looking for experienced Big Data/Hadoop professionals to join as FULL-TIME FACULTY for providing training on big data analytics.


  • Industry Interface Work closely with industry experts to develop new courses around big data applications in analytics
  • Take up industry workshops and corporate trainings on existing and new big data trends and technologies
  • Contribute articles to Jigsaw’s blog as well as other big data blogs/websites related to our course offerings
  • Content Development and Management Identify and develop new content across big data technologies related to data analysis and analytics
  • Be Jigsaw’s SME on all big data/Hadoop related content and topics on business use cases, technologies and applications
  • Evaluate and project manage content developed by other faculty, full time or part time, and content developers used by Jigsaw , that based in India and globally
  • Continuously identify improvement areas and update existing content based on student feedback
  • Work closely with content editing team to provide input into content effectiveness
  • Teaching Teach multiple classes for Jigsaw related to big data courses
  • Manage Jigsaw online and offline evaluations and assignments
  • Continuously improve on teaching methodology to suit online model to lead to high student satisfaction
  • Work closely with other faculty and industry experts to develop question banks and case studies for use in teaching and assessments Course Co-ordination
    Be responsible for big data course in terms of content development and day-to-day operations
  • Work closely with student support and operation teams in planning and executing a course
  • Evaluate new faculty for both teaching aptitude and content development
  • Provide additional support as and when required for all Jigsaw students

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Engineering degree or post graduate degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 1 year of Big Data experience with a total of 3 to 7 years of experience
  • Should be comfortable working with large data sets and distributed computing frameworks
  • Handson experience working with the Hadoop stack (e.g. MapReduce, Sqoop, Pig, Hive, HBase, Flume)
  • Knowledge about Hadoop Distributions like Cloudera or HortonWorks is required
  • Hands-on experience with open source software platforms and languages (e.g. Java, Linux)
  • Knowledge of cloud computing infrastructure (e.g. AWS EC2) is needed
  • Experience with data mining and statistical packages will be a plus
  • Hands-on experience with BI tools and reporting software (e.g. Microstrategy, Tableau) will be a Plus
  • Working knowledge of statistical tools such as R, SAS etc. will be a plus
  • Very strong oral and written communication skills, and an aptitude for teaching. Prior teaching experience is desirable, but not necessary
  • Ability to work independently, with minimum direction, and exhibit high levels of initiative in a rapidly changing environment.

About Jigsaw Academy:

Jigsaw Academy, the online school of analytics, has trained over 10,000 students across 20+ countries in the most widely used industry-relevant data analytics tools and techniques. Our founders have over 25 years of combined experience in consulting and analytics across multiple industry verticals in India and the United States. Since our award winning courses are well recognized, we are the approved analytics training partner for many large organizations, including Accenture, Infosys, and Genpact.

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