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Hadoop Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-02217
Location: Reston, Virginia
Position Type:Contract to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 55.00 - 75.00 /Hour
Senior Hadoop Systems Engineer

  • Responsible for installing, maintaining and configuring Production and Non-Production tools and services to support the client's Big Data environment in multiple data centers.
  • Responsible areas include network, storage, servers, and automation tools.
  • Help leverage open source tools to maximize productivity and develop when necessary software/tools to enhance functionality of the cloud environment.
  • Responsible for daily operations support including problem isolation and resolution.
  • Responsible in supporting the platform in a 24x7 environment as a member of an on-call rotation.
Our ideal candidate will have a unique blend of impeccable technical skills and the desire to grow both technically and professionally. This is not a simple DevOps Role. The team does not deploy customer applications, but instead manages, engineers, and operates a Big Data platform.

Technical must-haves:

  • Hands-on experience with Systems in an SRE role, preferably with experience in operating platforms such as Kafka, Hadoop, Cassandra, Storm, Docker at scale.
  • Solid Unix system administration experience.
  • Understanding of infrastructure-as-code.
  • Understanding of DevOps concepts.
  • Understanding of large-scale distributed systems.
  • Strong Automation experience. Not just doing automation, they know why automation required.
  • Candidate should have previous SDLC and software development experience.