Senior Systems Engineer

RHEL7+, VMWare, Cloudera Hadoop,
Full Time, Contract Corp-To-Corp, Contract Independent, Contract W2, Part Time, Long Term
Depends On Experience
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Information Technology (IT) seeks a Senior Systems Engineer with hands-on experience in deploying, configuring, maintaining and supporting Linux environments. The candidate will be responsible for performing the following tasks:


•             Build/Install new Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) servers.

  •       Experience with VMWare virtualization

•             Configure OS and provision server with memory, disk and CPUs

•             Provide System Administration (SA) and assist client troubleshooting application running on the Linux systems

•             Ability to manage and deploy OS patches using Puppet

•             Provide System Administration and management of Cloudera Hadoop clusters in production and test environments

•             Solid understanding of YARN, MapReduce, Spark and HDFS

•             Extensive knowledge of Cloudera Manager features such as configuration management, resource management, reports, alerts and logging

•             Experience in investigating, analyzing, diagnosing, tuning and resolving Cloudera Hadoop issues

•             Employ “best practices” for deploying and maintaining Cloudera Hadoop ecosystem


 Technology Skills:

 •             OS - Red Hat Enterprise Linux Version 7+

•             Configuration and System Management System - Puppet 4+

•             Enterprise Authentication and Authorization:  Centrify, LDAP, Kerberos and Active Directory

•             Strong background in scripting and code development: Python, Bash or Perl

•             Analytic Computing: SAS, R, Stata, Matlab highly desirable

•             Hadoop:  Cloudera highly desirable

•             Virtualization: VMware, KVM, or OpenStack


 Soft Skills:

 •             Demonstrated history of self-learning and experience with Linux administration and related technologies

  •        Self-motivated focusing on introducing improvements to the Linux environment

•             Creative problem solving

•             Excellent oral and written communication skills

Team player

Posted By

Carol Gomes

13454 Sunrise Valley Drive, Suite 120 Herndon, VA, 20171

Dice Id : 10110813
Position Id : 448028
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