Big Data Administrator - Hadoop

Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Date Posted: 02-15-2018
Big Data Administrator
Location: Alexandria, VA

FosterThomas, a Mid-Atlantic Staffing and Recruiting Firm, is leading the search for a Big Data Administrator, for our Client located in Alexandria, VA.

As a Hadoop administrator, you will be responsible for coordinating with the infrastructure support team to provision hardware and support OS level changes. Additionally, you will be coordinating with users of the Big Data environment to ensure proper access and resource allocations. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Installing, configuring, and upgrading the Cloudera distribution of Hadoop
  • Installing, configuring, and upgrading ElasticSearch
  • Supporing Big Data ecosystem services including, but not limited to: HDFS, HBase, Hive, Impala, Kafka, and Spark
  • Creating Distaster Recovery environments for ElasticSearch and Cloudera.
  • Must be US citizen with ability to obtain a government security clearance.
  • BS Degree and 5-15 years of experience administering Unix based systems.
  • Experience providing access and controlling resource utilization in a shared cluster environment.
  • Experience troubleshooting failed cluster jobs.
  • Experience coordinating with Vendors (ElasticSearch, Cloudera, Hortonworks, Red Hat) to troubleshoot issues.
  • Experience setting up and managing cluster monitoring and alerting capabilities.
  • Experience developing Unix shell scripting.
  • Experience with Cloudera, Hortonworks, or MapR distributions is desirable.
  • Experience with Git/BitBucket source management is desirable.
  • Experience working in Agile and Kan Ban development and support environments.
  • Experience using and/or migrating to a Cloud platform is desirable.
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