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Senior Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 17-15752
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 04/24/2017
Title:Senior Systems Engineer
Adress : 1709 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006
Duration :
6+ Month contract (with Option To Extend for Additional 1 Year)

Job Description:
The Board's Division of Information Technology (IT) seeks a Senior Systems Engineer with hands-on experience in deploying, configuring, maintaining and supporting the Board's Linux environment and Cloudera Hadoop clusters.
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 these systems
  • Deploy OS patches using RHN Satellite or other patch management tool
  • 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+
  • System Management Platform - Red Hat Network Satellite 6+
  • Configuration Management System - Puppet 4+
  • Authentication and Authorization: Centrify, LDAP, Kerberos and Active Directory
  • Scripting using Python
  • Analytic Computing: SAS, R, Stata, Matlab
  • Hadoop: Cloudera
  • Virtualization: VMware, KVM, or OpenStack
  • Analytics Computing: SAS, R, Stata, Matlab