Hadoop Administrator

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Contract

Post Date: 04/18/2017 Job ID: 14479 Industry: Misc Developers

Hadoop Administrator
Pittsburgh, PA

We have an opening in Pittsburgh, PA for a Hadoop Administrator. Interested candidates should have a Bachelor's or Master's Degree and at least 8 years experience with systems analysis and programming. The Hadoop Administrator should also have at least 3 years of experience with supporting the Hadoop ecosystem, configuration, maintenance, upgrades and enhancements.

Responsibilities of the Software Engineer

  • Implementation and ongoing administration of Hadoop infrastructure
  • Propose and deploy new hardware and software environments required for Hadoop services and expand existing environments
  • Maintaining the Hadoop platform and its ecosystem
  • Performance tuning
  • Capacity and software upgrade planning
  • Monitoring Hadoop cluster connectivity and security
  • Managing and reviewing Hadoop and System log files
  • File system management and monitoring
  • Teaming with the infrastructure, network, database, application and business intelligence teams to guarantee high data quality and availability
  • Collaborating with application teams to install operating system and Hadoop and Hadoop ecosystem updates, patches, version upgrades when required

Requirements of the Software Engineer

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or Information Systems; Master’s Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or related degree program is preferred.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in systems analysis and programming, addressing issues of architecture and data management
  • Minimum 3 years Hadoop related work experience
  • Solid experience with Hadoop administration
  • Experience with most common Hadoop ecosystem applications such as:
    • Spark
    • HBase
    • Kafka, etc.
  • Familiar with Hadoop architecture and principles such as parallel distributed processing, data locality, multi-tenant security, etc.
  • Linux system administration experience
  • Familiarity with open source configuration management and deployment tools such as Puppet or Chef and Linux scripting
  • Knowledge of Troubleshooting Core Java Applications is a plus
  • Good communication and documentation skills
  • Experience working in integrated product development team environment

Hadoop Administrator - 14479

Abigail Niklaus

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