Senior Hadoop Administrator

.Net, Agile, Bash, Disaster Recovery, Genetic, Hadoop, Hardware, HTTP, Linux, Networking, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Python, Ruby, Security, Solr, Telecom, Unix
Full Time, Full Time
Telecommuting not available Travel not required

Job Description

Senior Hadoop Administrator-0061731_P0078075


NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier. NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, with approximately 29,000 employees and does business in 180 countries.

What working on this team is like

We own everything about our services from concept through to operations.

We ship incrementally and often; once we merge code we normally want to ship it straight away.

We own our process and we're free to improve on it.

We emphasize quality above all else.

We automate everything.

How do you know if you are right for this job?

You thrive in a fast paced environment focused on delivering production code at a regular cadence using Agile techniques, tools and methodologies.

You have built or want to build automation tools and components to aide in installation and provisioning of cloud-based applications in AWS, Azure, or similar cloud providers.

You have the knowledge to mentor junior and intermediate level Hadoop administrators/developers.

You have the ability to tackle problems both at the large scale (think hundred-node clusters) and the small scale (think individual atomic locks).

You have a strong desire to continually learn new technologies, tools, and methodologies, including those out of your comfort zone.


Experience and skills you will need

Expertise in at least one commercial distribution of Hadoop, preferably HortonWorks.

Maintain, support, and upgrade Hadoop clusters.

Experience in installation/configuration Hadoop clusters from scratch.

Experience with monitoring cluster health and perform performance tuning.

In depth understanding of Hadoop ecosystem like HDFS, YARN, MapReduce, Hive, Spark, SOLR, Kafka, Storm, etc.

Experience using at least one scripting language such as Ruby, Python, Bash, or similar.

Strong attention to detail and excellent analytical capabilities.

Understanding of High Availability, Disaster Recovery and Storage technologies like Data replication

Strong Linux/Unix and Networking experience

BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.

Experience and skills we hope to see

Experience in upgrading Hadoop clusters using rolling upgrade/express upgrade methods.

Experience with cluster security including Kerberos.

Strong understanding of one or more major RDBMS technologies like Oracle and PostgreSQL

Familiarity working with Amazon AWS or similar cloud providers.

EEO Statement

Integrated into our shared values is NCR’s commitment to diversity. NCR is committed to being a globally inclusive company where all people are treated fairly, recognized for their individuality, promoted based on performance and encouraged to strive to reach their full potential. We believe in understanding and respecting differences among all people. NCR does not discriminate in employment based on sex, age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, military service, genetic information, or any other characteristic or conduct protected by law. Every individual at NCR has an ongoing responsibility to respect and support a globally diverse environment.

Statement to Third Party Agencies

To ALL recruitment agencies: NCR only accepts resumes from agencies on the NCR preferred supplier list. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, NCR employees, or any NCR facility. NCR is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.


: Software Engineering

Primary Location

: North America-United States-Georgia-Atlanta


: Full-time

Dice Id : ncrbot
Position Id : 0061731_P0078075
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