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Senior Hadoop Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-12859
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Princeton Information is seeking a Senior Hadoop Systems Engineer for a Consulting opportunity.

  • Lead efforts to establish a mature solution engineering practice supporting on-premise and cloud installations of Apache Hadoop and Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP)
  • Migrate legacy Apache Hadoop (1.x) environments to modern supportable versions with a focus on integrating fault tolerance to the platform
  • Engage with the EA function to ensure that Systems Infrastructure designs are in line with current and future platform needs and requirements
  • Develop and maintain financial investment guidance models for performance specific investments to ensure effective use of capital
  • Participate in project and annual budgeting processes and manage to tight financial goals
  • Engage and manage external vendors/outsourcing partners to enhance team capabilities and execution abilities
  • Build a risk model to identify key performance risks and manage/mitigate effectively
  • Engage in technology roadmap development
  • Engineer and manage the installation, configuration, and tuning of Hadoop platforms
  • Provide analysis of Hadoop environments and perform the necessary actions to avoid deficiencies and service interruptions
  • Respond to major incidents and other conference calls in support of IT business processes
  • Develop, implement, and oversee policies and procedures to ensure consistent platform systems provisioning, uptime, and regulatory compliance
  • Manage and provide current platform usage statistics and provide future projected growth estimates
  • Lead efforts towards Hadoop platform consolidation and cleanup
  • Assist in developing and maintaining platform life cycle management technology
  • Design framework to manage Role Based Access Control (RBAC) using principle of least privilege
  • Advise business units on platform and resource utilization
  • Technical expertise in managing production Hadoop environments
  • Strong background installing, configuring, and managing Hortonworks HDP
  • Experience installing and configuring Apache projects such as HDFS, Hive, Solr, Zookeeper, Hbase, and Kafka
  • Professional scripting experience with languages such as PowerShell, Python, and BASH
  • Bachelor's degree in Technology or equivalent experience
  • Strong technical, leadership, communication, and financial skills
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting network configurations utilizing multiple subnets and VLANs
  • Experience in version control systems (Git)
  • Vendor certifications from Microsoft, VMware, Red Hat, and Cisco
  • Experience with IBM Netezza is a plus
  • Automation experience leveraging tools such as Salt, Puppet, Ansible, or SCCM
  • Technical expertise in Linux systems management – Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, and Ubuntu