Horton Works Administrator 54S

  • Woodlawn, MD
Linux, Unix, Hadoop Administration, Hadoop, Cloudera, Hortonworks
Full Time
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Horton Works Administrator

Woodlawn MD

Due to working on a Federal contract please US citizens and Green cards only


Position Description:

​This position is designed to act as a highly skilled technology consultant and leader in the area of Hadoop processing. The individual will work closely with and lead Leidos customers and development teams to create, manage, upgrade, and secure Hadoop clusters. Key success metrics for this individual include: 1) proven experience with automation; 2) advanced Linux / Windows system administration capabilities; 3) ability to thrive within a dynamic technology environment.

Main responsibilities:

  • Create Hadoop ecosystem (Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Oozie, Hue, Hbase/Cassandra, Flume) using both automated toolsets as well as manual processes.
  • Maintain, support, and upgrade Hadoop clusters.
  • Monitor jobs, queues, and HDFS capacity.
  • Balance, commission & decommission cluster nodes.
  • Apply security (Kerberos / Open LDAP) linking with Active Directory and/or LDAP.
  • Enable users to view job progress via web interface.
  • On boarding users to use Hadoop – configuration, access control, disk quota, permissions etc.
  • Address all issues, apply upgrades and security patches.
  • Commission/de-commission nodes backup and restore.
  • Apply "rolling" cluster node upgrades in a Production-level environment.
  • Assemble newly bought hardware into racks with switches, assign IP addresses properly, firewalling, enable/disable ports, VPN etc.
  • Work with virtualization team to provision / manage HDP cluster components.

Skills Requirements:

Required skills

  • Minimum of 3 years of Linux/Unix administration.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience with (Cloudera/Hortonworks) Hadoop Administration.
  • Extensive experience in Hadoop ecosystem including Spark, MapReduce, HDFS, Hive, HBase, and Zeppelin.
  • 1 year experience with Hadoop-specific automation (e.g. blueprints).
  • 1 year technical experience managing Hadoop cluster infrastructure environments (e.g. data center infrastructure).
  • Demonstrable scripting experience in one or more of Python, bash, PowerShell, Perl.
  • 1 year experience with Puppet and / or Chef.
  • 1 year virtualization experience in any of VMware / Hyper-V / KVM.

Desired skills

  • Certified Hadoop Admin (Cloudera/Hortonworks).
  • Networking (TCP/IP, Routers, IP addressing, use of network tools).
  • Analyzing data with Hive, Pig and/or HBase.
  • Data Ingestion, streaming, or Importing/exporting RDBMS data using Sqoop.
  • DBA experience.
  • RDBMS SQL Development.
  • Manage cluster hardening activities through the implementation and maintenance of security and governance components across various cluster.


​Bachelor's Degree and 11 years of work experience.


Posted By

Cindy Osterberg

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

Dice Id : 10427792
Position Id : 107613
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