Linux Hadoop Admin 66 s

  • Woodlawn, MD
Linux, Unix, Hadoop, Networking, Pig, Hive, Hbase
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Linux Hadoop Admin

Woodlawn (Baltimore) MD


Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline (not required) if you have equivalent experience with 11 years of professional IT experience, or related Master Degree with 9 years specific experience.

Position Description:

Our client is seeking a Linux Administrator with Hadoop Administration experience.  Key responsibilities may include the following:

• Design and implement data storage, schema and partition system as appropriate to Hadoop and related technologies like Hbase, Hive and Pig.

• Identify, assess, and recommend appropriate solutions to advice customer on cluster requirements and any limitations by applying industry best-practices and expertise regarding emerging technologies, risk mitigation, and continuity planning to address back-up and recovery.

• Provide enterprise-level information technology recommendations and solutions in support of customer requirements.

• Use customer defined data sources and prototype processes to satisfy proof of concept.

• Develop design patterns for specific data processing jobs.

• Test various scenarios for optimized cluster performance and reporting.

• Prepare and deliver presentations to communicate deployment process for the proof of concept.

• Serve as a point of contact between internal and external customers and program management.

• Ensure accurate documentation of technical specifications.

Skills Requirements:

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years Linux or Unix System Administrator experience.
  • 3+ years Hadoop experience in the area of setup, configuration, or  management.
  • 11+ years in Networking.

Desired Skills:

  • Hadoop experience with the setup, configuration, or management of a multi-node (50 to 100) Hadoop cluster, specifically working with Cloudera's Hadoop distribution.
  • Experience with Hadoop technologies like Pig, Hive and Hbase.
  • Experience with Kerberos and Securing Hadoop Clusters.
  • Certified Linux System Administrator (e.g. Red Hat Linux).
  • Experience with monitoring concepts and tools in a multi-platform data center environment.
  • Experience with systems monitoring tools (Nagios), in helping tune, configure, and administer cluster components parameters like CPU, I/O load, memory usage and network topology/bandwidth for identified workloads.
  • Experience with performance tuning of applications in a distributed cluster environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are critical. Candidate must be able to effectively interact with all levels of customer staff, and be able to flourish in a government contract setting.
  • Ability to clearly present information, verbally and in writing, to audiences of diverse technical backgrounds.


Posted By

Cindy Osterberg

1651 Old Meadow Rd, Suite 205 McLean, VA, 22102

Dice Id : 10427792
Position Id : 569443
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