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Hadoop Administrator
Ref No.: 19-02773
Location: Eagan, Minnesota
Hadoop Administrator
Location: Eagan, MN
Duration:12 months

Business Overview:
Operations Team – L2 support

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
  • Cloudera
  • 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