Hadoop Administrator
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Hadoop Administrator
Ref No.: 17-31047
Location: Eagan, Minnesota
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Basic Qualifications :

Job Description :
I have a client in urgent need to fill a Hadoop Administrator role that was originally slated to be contract to hire USC or GC only. The client is now open to C2C candidates and the role has potential to extend beyond 6 months long term. Max Pay Rate we can accept is $80/hr but to be considered for this rate the consultant MUST HAVE Cloudera experience. We are also able to sub vend for this role.
Please let me know if you have anyone.
Position: Hadoop Administrator
Location: Eagan, MN and must sit onsite
Projected 6 month contract with likelihood to extend
Position Details-Tasks and operating rhythm:
Main Duties:
Manage the day to day activities of Hadoop installation
Coordinate with other team members in a large project setting
Helping with architectural design and documentation of the Hadoop system
Daily Responsibilities:
Responsible for implementation and ongoing administration of Hadoop infrastructure.
Aligning with the systems engineering team to propose and deploy new hardware and software environments required for Hadoop and to expand existing environments.
Working with data delivery teams to setup new Hadoop users. This job includes setting up Linux users, setting up Kerberos principals and testing HDFS, Hive, Pig and MapReduce access for the new users.
Cluster maintenance as well as creation and removal of nodes using tools like Ganglia, Nagios, Cloudera Manager Enterprise, Dell Open Manage and other tools.
Performance tuning of Hadoop clusters and Hadoop MapReduce routines.
Screen Hadoop cluster job performances and capacity planning
Monitor Hadoop cluster connectivity and security
Manage and review Hadoop log files.
File system management and monitoring.
HDFS support and maintenance.
Backup / restore / DR planning
Diligently teaming with the infrastructure, network, database, application and business intelligence teams to guarantee high data quality and availability.
Collaborating with application teams to install operating system and Hadoop updates, patches, version upgrades when required.
Point of Contact for Vendor escalation
Interaction level with Management/Team Members:
Very High with team
Skills and communication ability up to a VP level
Presenting and communicating of an overview to all levels (being that SME)
Candidate Requirements:
4+ years of experience Hadoop Installation (2-4 Hadoop experience)
Must Haves:
Hadoop Administrator
General database administrative concepts
Background with Security Roles/Access/User Setups
Power Point / Visio
File system management
Success/Performance Metrics:
Soft Skills Needed:
Good Communication Skills
Working with a range of employees
Performance Measurements:
Looking for this candidate to be able to drive this new technology within the company
Ultimate Goal would be able to convert to full time role