14 days old

Senior Hadoop Administrator

Englewood, CO 80111
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    $73 To $82

Sr. Hadoop Administrator

  • 4 years of professional experience working with Hadoop stack. Preferably with Cloudera CDH.
  • 5 years of professional experience supporting production Linux environment.
  • 3-5 years of scripting languages. Preferable Python or Bash.
  • BS in Computer Science is required.
  • 10% travel required for meetings, can work remotely.
  • Preferred: Hadoop Administrator Certification

Top Daily Responsibilities:

  1. Manage large scale Hadoop cluster environments, handling all Hadoop environment builds, including design, capacity planning, cluster setup, performance tuning and monitoring.
  2. Implement automated approaches for system administration and operation tasks, provisioning new servers and deployment of artifacts for multiple applications.
  3. Evaluate and recommend systems software and hardware for the Big Data enterprise system.
  4. Contribute to the evolving architecture of our Big Data services to meet changing requirements for scaling, reliability, performance, manageability, and price.
  5. Develop metrics and measures of utilization and performance.
  6. Manage cluster resource to meet application jobs'SLAs

Skills a Top Candidate Should Have:

  1. Expert knowledge of Hadoop design principals, cluster connectivity, security and the factors that affect distributed system performance.
  2. Advanced hands-on Linux skill is a must. Understanding of shell, debugging things etc. The candidate should be able to get their way around Linux and get things to work.
  3. Experience with performance tuning, capacity planning, and workload mapping
  4. Experience with handling job queues for multi-tenant environment with different level of priorities and SLAs.
  5. Experience with complex networking infrastructure including firewalls, VLANs, and load balancers.

Desired Skills:

  1. Experience in using automation tool such as Puppet and Chef
  2. Experience working on NoSQL and Search technologies
  3. Knowledge of best practices related to security, performance, and disaster recovery.
  4. Experience in Healthcare is a plus

Soft Skills:

  1. Good collaboration & communication skills, the ability to participate in an interdisciplinary team.
  2. Strong written communications and documentation experience
  3. Excellent time management and organizational management skills
  4. Able to lead an initiative from end to end


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