Hadoop Administrator

Houston, TX 74004

Posted: 04/11/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: IT Job Number: 5048

Hadoop Administrator

The Hadoop Administrator is accountable for managing big data environments, on bare-metal, container infrastructure, or on a cloud platform. This role is responsible for system design, capacity planning, performance tuning, and ongoing monitoring of the data lake environment. 

Most important skills desired:
  • Hortonworks - Hadoop - HDP - on-prem / cloud. HDF a big plus
  • Big Data tools: HBase, Hive, Phoenix, Ranger other services in Ambari.
  • Shell Scripting: Bash, Perl, Python

Other desired skills / Plus:
  • Streaming experience (Nifi, Kafka, Storm, Spark, Solr, etc.)
  • NoSQL experience (HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB, etc.) 
  • Advanced knowledge in Linux including shell scripting.
  • ODBC/JDBC with various clients like Spotfire, BOBJ, Tableau etc

  • Experience installing, upgrading, configuring, and maintaining a Hadoop cluster. 
  • Responsible for implementation and ongoing administration of Hadoop infrastructure of some or all of the big data systems 
  • Cluster maintenance as well as creation and removal of nodes. 
  • HDFS support and maintenance. 
  • Setup security using Kerberos and AD on Hortonworks clusters. 
  • Setting up Linux users, setting up Kerberos principals and testing HDFS, Hive, Pig and MapReduce access for the new users. 
  • Automate operations, installation and monitoring of the Hadoop Framework specifically: HDFS, Map/Reduce, Yarn, HBase. 
  • Automate the setup of Hadoop Clusters 
  • Ability to write, debug, and maintain automation scripts / jobs 
  • Continuous evaluation of Hadoop infrastructure requirements and design/deploy solutions (high availability, big data clusters, etc) 
  • Cluster Monitoring and Troubleshooting 
  • Manage and review Hadoop log files 
  • Works with application teams to install operating system and Hadoop updates, patches, version upgrades as required 
  • On-Call responsibilities, create documentation, resolve support tickets and meet Business SLAs. 
  • Supporting production environment with availability 
  • Experience with Hadoop Architecture and Big Data users to implement new Hadoop eco-system technologies to support multi-tenancy cluster
  • Experience in working with the vendor(s) and user communities to research and test new technologies to improve the technical capabilities of existing Hadoop clusters
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